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Glossary

Glossary Many proper names are listed under this glossary with the link reference. These include names of places, people, festivals, organisations, and sacred texts. A Adi Shankara – well-known theologian and founder of the advaita school. Also called Adi Shankaracharya. Advaita – non-dualism, the name of the theology equating the soul with God. Advaitin – […]

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Scriptural Verses D (secondary audio CD)

Scriptural Verses D (secondary version) Section D – Verses Spoken on the Audio CD The following is a transcript of the verses on the Audio CD (Tracks 4-10), along with the accompanying narrative. There may be slight differences from the spoken version. Track 4 All but one of the following verses are from the Bhagavad […]

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A. Teaching Ideas (secondary)

Word documents for download TID-01 The Pointing Game / The Eating Game (atman, the soul) TID-01 Pointing & Eating Games TID-02 The Car Game (the atman and reincarnation) TID-02 Car Game TID-03 Music, the Modes and Meditation (prakriti, the 3 gunas) TID-03 Music, Modes & Meditation TID-04 Meditation Exercises (relaxation, meditation, and mantra) TID-04. Meditation […]

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B. Teacher Guides (secondary)

Word documents for download TGD-01 Tips on Teaching about Hinduism (introductory guidelines) TGD-01 Tips on Teaching Hinduism TGD-02 Summary of the three gunas (the gunas, personal development) TGD-02 Summary of 3 Gunas TGD-03 Krishna’s Opulence (God, ideas of God) TGD-03 Krishna’s Opulence TGD-04 Twelve Main Deities and Related Attributes/Topics (God, Hindu deities) TGD-04 12 Deities […]

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C. Amendable Worksheets (secondary)

Word documents for download WRK-01 Three Truths (concepts) WRK-01 Three Truths WRK-02 Key Concepts (concepts) WRK-02 Key Concepts WRK-03 The Real Self – Aspects of Identity and Belonging (self, identity, image, belonging) WRK-03 The Real Self WRK-04 Three Gunas Personality Test (personal/spiritual development; emotional literacy) WRK-04 3 Gunas Test WRK-05 Hindu Values (values) WRK-05 Hindu […]

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A. Teaching Ideas (primary)

Word documents for download 1.1 Visualisation of India TID-1.1 Visualisation of India 1.2 What is Time? TID-1.2 What is Time 1.3 Dressing up – 3 focuses of worship TID-1.3 Dressing Up 1.4 Main deities TID-1.4 Main deities 2.1 Bridge to Lanka (role-play) TID-2.1 Bridge to Lanka 2.2 Diwali activities TID-2.2 Diwali activities 3.1 Namaste greeting […]

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STO-107 – Three Men Enter the Forest (the gunas)

STO-107-sec The following story demonstrates how different people respond to situations according to their conditioning (in this case, by the three gunas – the three qualities of material nature). It also illustrates how people see the world differently, through their own mind-set. The first man entered a forest and thought to himself, “What a great […]

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(E) Three Men Enter the Forest (the gunas)

STO-107 The following story demonstrates how different people respond to situations according to their conditioning (in this case, by the three gunas – the three qualities of material nature). It also illustrates how people see the world differently, through their own mind-set. The first man entered a forest and thought to himself, “What a great […]

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1. OHT’s – Charts

Word documents for download These charts be used as part of a computer projection presentation and/or printed onto paper or transparencies.  In many cases, these charts are best used with the corresponding Pictures which are also included here under ‘OHT’s’, and are also found in the Teachers Book. The 64 charts listed below are offered […]

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Shiva

Download PDF: PCT-303 Shiva is one of the Trimurti. He presides over tama-guna (the quality of darkness) and is responsible for the destruction of the material world. He is also considered the supreme male principle (purusha), the husband of mother nature (Shakti) and is therefore also associated with creation. He is often worshipped through the […]

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Vishnu

Download PDF: PCT-302 Vishnu is one of the Trimurti. He presides over sattva-guna (the quality of goodness) and is the maintainer/sustainer. He is also one of the three main focuses of worship. Vishnu resides in the spiritual realm (Vaikunthaloka), where he is known as Narayana. In this world, he has three principal forms: (1) The […]

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Brahma

Download PDF: PCT-301 Brahma is one of the trimurti, He presides over raja-guna (the quality of passion) and is in charge of universal creation. He was born atop the lotus emanating from the navel of Vishnu. He is also called Svayambhu, the ‘self-born’, and is the first living being within the universe. Brahma is also […]

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THE BHAGAVAD GITA

Word document download: FCT-1102 Bhagavad Gita means “The Song of the Lord”. It was spoken by Lord Krishna who is considered Bhagavan (the Supreme Personality of Godhead) to his friend Arjuna just prior to the Battle of Kurukshetra. Present day Kurukshetra is located one hundred miles north-west of New Delhi. It is composed of seven […]