A tool for learning about world religions

Word Scramble 3: World Religions

Based on material about Buddhism and Native American religions in chapters 6 and 8 of Neighboring Faiths by Winfried Corduan

Chasllenge: Even if you do not have the book, can you unscramble these words and make sure they are matched up with the right clues?

1. uLtraoSuts

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A sacred scripture which came out of Mahayana Buddhism
2. mlaaiDaaL

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The spiritual leader of the largest Buddhist group in Tibet
3. raMtan

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A powerful word that is chanted over and over in Buddhism
4. rlbFtTheuNrusoo

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The basic ideas regarding suffering and desire which are at the heart of Buddhism
5. Maudr

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The position of the hands of a Buddha statue or painting
6. isteVqiusno

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The seeking of visions in Native American religion
7. ithcdsgonaGn

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Five-day long events by Native Americans in the late 1800s which brought visions, healing, supernatural powers and contact with the dead.
8. arniavN

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A non-state which literally means "blown out."
9. leEtinnhtgmen

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The ultimate goal of Buddhism in which a person enter a purely spiritual state and comes to realize his place of non-self in fundamental nothingness
10. ahhatiruumdaGtdaSa

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An Indian prince who abandoned a live of luxury and royal pomp to eventually become the Buddha
11. vtadahBosti

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A Buddha-the-making
12. ePbohtEidahgltoflN

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A rigorous life of concentrated effort that includes such things as the right view, the right intention, the right speech, the right action and the right livelihood.
13. ramaSsa

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The cycle of reincarnations in Hinduism and Buddhism
14. glovNabseae

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An idea from nineteenth-century romanticism that peoples untouched by Western civilization lived in a state of purity and innocence, in harmony with the world of spirit and nature

    -- Howard Culbertson

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