A tool for learning about Baha'i, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Shintoism

Word Scramble 5: World Religions

From material in chapters 9 and 11 of Neighboring Faiths

Challenge: Even if you do not have the textbook, can you unscramble the words that match each description?

1. 'Ballhauha

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The principal founder of Baha'i
2. aNkan

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The man who is considered the founder of Sikhism
3. Bhaia'

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An offshoot of Islam that is considered the youngest world religion
4. eTldeepGlomn

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The central worship center (gurdwara) of Sikhism
5. imSskhi

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A religion of 10 gurus which began as an attempt to create harmony between Islam and Hinduism
6. iotShn

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The Japanese national religion; the word means "the way of the gods"
7. kzmaaiik

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A word that means "winds of the kami;" it was used of pilots who carried out suicide missions in World War II
8. msinMo

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The belief in only one ultimate reality (that is, all reality is ultimately composed of an reducible to only one substance)
9. siJamni

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The legends about the founder of this religion very much resemble the stories about Gautama Buddha's life
10. sraoFleeiwvtlf

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A day observed in Japan as the birthday of the Buddha; it is also the day when the rice kami descend from the mountains
11. trioi

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Two vertical posts covered by two parallel horizontal beams that form the gate into the grounds of a Shinto shrine
12. urgu

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In Sikhism a person who teaches with divine infallibility and who is thus considered the very embodiment of God

More World Religions word scrambles: Chapters 1 and 7 of Neighboring Faiths     Chapters 3 and 5 of Neighboring Faiths     Chapters 6 and 8 of Neighboring Faiths     Chapters 2 and 10 of NeighboringFaiths     More word puzzles

    -- Howard Culbertson


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