PARABRAHMAN: One supreme, all-powerful God. He is the Creator, has a divine form, is immanent, transcendent and the granter of moksha.
AVATARVAD: Manifestation of God on earth. God Himself manifests on earth in various forms to revive Dharma and grant moksha.
KARMAVAD: law of Action. According to its past and present actions, the soul reaps fruits -good or bad - which are exprienced either in this life or future lives.
PUNAR-JANMA: Reincarnation. the immortal soul is repeatedly born and reborn in one of millions of life-forms until it attains moksha.
MOKSHA: Spiritual liberation. The liberation of the soul from the perpetual cycle of births and deaths, to remain eternally in the blissful presence of God in His transcendental abode and here on earth, is the ultimate goal of human life.
GURU-SHISHYA SAMBANDH: Guru-disciple relationship. The guidance and grace of a spiritually enlightened teachers is essential for an aspirant seeking liberation.
DHARMA: an all-encompassing term representing divine law, law of being, path of righteousness, religion, duty, responsibility, virtue, justice, goodness and truth.
VEDA-PRAMANA: Authority of Vedic scriptures. Hindu faiths accept the spiritual authority of the four Vedas, each of which consist of the Samhita, Brahmana, Aranyaka and Upanished texts.
MURIT PUUJA: Worship of sacred imaged of God. Devotees worship images ritually infused with the presence of God to develop and express their relationship with him.