Terms and Questions:

Dharma, Karma, and Samsara


1.    karma

2.    dharma

3.    samsara

4.    yuga



1.    In what ways is the Hindu conception of time cyclical?

2.    How are we meant to understand the implications of the yugas for the nature of human lives?

3.    Which traditions in Hindu history emphasize World Maintenance and how?

4.    What kind of world is evoked by the term samsara?