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This paperless digital interactive notebook includes everything you need to teach a unit on the origins of Hinduism in an engaging way! This resource covers the basic beliefs and practices of the Hindu religion.
The organizers in this resource can be used on their own, or as a supplement to student note. Interactive notebooks are a great tool to keep students organized and engaged in the lesson!
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This digital resource is completely PAPERLESS! It can be used with Google Drive, Google Slides, and Microsoft OneDrive!
In this resource you will find…
• 25 pages of activities
• Suggested answer key
1. Key vocabulary – atman, avatar, caste, guru, meditation, untouchables, vedas, upanishads, mantra, polytheism, sait, and lotus position
2. The roots of Hinduism – the three Aryan gods – Indra, Agni, and Soma
3. The spread of Hinduism out of India and into southeast Asia
4. Basic beliefs – Dharma, Artha, Samsara, Karma, and Moksha
5. The Trimurti – Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva
6. Other major deities – Lakshmi, Parvati, Shakti, Durga, Kali, Krishna, Rama, Ganesha, Indra, Varuna, Rudra, and Hanuman
7. Hindu creation myths – in the Rigveda, in the Shatapatha, in the Puranas
8. Schools of philosophy – mimamsa, samkhya, yoga, nyaya, vaisheshika
9. Hindu text – Shruti and Smritit
10. Sanskrit epics – the Mahabharata and the Ramayana
11. Traditions – Vaishnavism, Shaivism, Shaktism, and Smartism
12. Practices – rituals, rites of passage, Bhakti, festivals, and pilgrimages
13. Hindu festivals – Pongal, Maha Shivaratri, Holi, Vasant Navratri, Rama Navami, Hanuman Jayanti, Sitalsasthi, Deepavali
14. Varnas (the caste system) – Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas, Shudras, Untouchables
15. Hindu temples – Shiv, Dakshineswar, Rajarani, Natarajar
16. Hinduism vs. Buddhism
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Origins of Buddhism
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