Word Scramble: World Religions

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

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

The principal founder of Baha'i
2. aNkan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    -- Howard Culbertson,

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