Grade 6 Discover : Set 14 Copy
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This symbol in Jainism refers to the four sections represent the four states of existence (hellish beings, plants/animals, heavenly beings, humans).
Due to its infamous use by Nazi Germany in World War II, it has been associated with racism and antisemitism.
Which symbol are we talking about that represents the perpetual nature of the universe in the material world in Jainism?CorrectIncorrect
It has 4 major section.
Contrary to popular belief, Buddha is a title given to a person who has reached Nirvana and not an actual name of a person.
In addition to Siddhartha Gautama, a Chinese Monk named Ch’i-t’zu is also a Buddha.
This Buddha is considered to be a sign of abundance and happiness and is frequently found in homes, restaurants, places of business and so on.
How do we commonly know this version of Buddha?CorrectIncorrect
Found in homes, restaurants etc. is an important clue. Used as a piece of decoration in a lot of places.
This event takes place once every 12 years the last one taking place in February of 2018.
The festival is an integral part of the ancient and composite Jain tradition. It is held honouring the 57 ft high monolithic statue of Gommateshwara.
During this festival, the statue is bathed with milk, sugarcane juice and is sprinkled with powders of sandalwood, turmeric and vermilion.
Which festival are we talking about?CorrectIncorrect
Takes place at Shravanabelagola
This word means “heap” in Sanskrit.
They are mound-like structures usually containing relics of monks or nuns and is used as a place of meditation.
The most famous ones in India were built by Ashoka the Great when he became a follower of the Buddha’s teachings after the war of Kalinga.
What are we talking about?CorrectIncorrect
The shape of the structures is important
Palitana is a city in Bhavnagar, Gujarat and after some disputes between two groups in 2014, it was legally declared to be a ________ city.
The Jains in the city said that the founder of the religion, Adinath had visited the city millions of times and because of this divine presence along with many other saints; they would not tolerate violence here.
What special status was this city given?CorrectIncorrect
It the first city in the world to be given this status.