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what is a large landmass that is smaller than a continent, such as India subcontinent
what is a dry seasonal wind pattern that causes wet and dry seasons monsoons
what is the most important language of ancient india sanskirt
the division of indian society into groups based on rank, wealth, or occupation caste system
the main religion of india, it teaches that everything is part of a universal spirit called brahman hinduism
the hindu and buddist belief that souls are reborn and reborn many times, each time into a new body reincarnation
in hinduism, the effects that good or bad actions have on a person's soul karma
indian religion based on the teachings of Mihavira that teaches all life is sacred Jainism
the avoidance of voilent actions nonviolence
going without food for a period of time fasting
deep continued thoughts that focuses the mind on spiritual ideas meditation
founder of buddhism, he was originally an indian prince hamed Siddhartha Gautama. he found the buddhist religion after a long spiritual journey through india the buddha
the religion based on the teachings of the buddha that developed in india in the 500's bc buddhism
in buddhism the state of perfect peace nirvana
a person who works to spread religious belief missionary
Maurya ruler, he founded the mauryan empire in northern india chandragupta maurya
ruler of the mauryan empire, he extended his control over most of india and promoted to the spread of buddhism asoka
gupta emperor, he ruled india during the height of gupta power chandragupta II
the science of working with metal metallurgy
a mixture of two or more metals alloys
the number system we use today, it was created by indian scholars during the gupta dynasty Hindu-arabic numerals
injecting a person with a small dose of a virus to help build up defenses to a disease inoculation
the study of stars and planets astronomy
injure no life, tell the truth, do not steal, own no property four principles of Jainism
What are the four main varnas brahmins, kshatriyas, vaisyas, sudras
three major dietes of hinduism brahma the creator, siva the destroyer, vishnu the preserver
each person has a duty to accept his or her place in the world without complaint dharma
What does the buddha mean the enlightened one
Indian acheivements created great works of art and architecture, created alloys, developed most of our math system, created the number zero, practiced inoculation, knew seven out of nine planets, could predict eclipses of the sun and moon
harappan acheivements made execellent pottery, jewelry, ivory objects, and cotton clothing, developed a system of weights and measures, developed india's first known writing system
Brahmins india's priest
kshatriyas rulers and warriors
vaisyas farmers, craftspeople, and traders
sudras workers and servants
siddhartha was born with symbols on his hand. these symbols are called what wheels
eight fold path is classified into three groups wisdom, mind, and behaviour
why do most people convert to buddhism because buddhism is simple to understand and is accessible to all people
when was siddhartha born around 563 bc
t/f one must become a monk in order to reach enlightment true
order of events buddhism asoka mauryan ruler, empire reaches its greatest size; asoka becomes a buddhist, he sends missionaries to other parts of asia
T/F hindus do not eat meat because all life is sacred true
T/F hinduism first appeared in 2000 bc True
T/F hinduism was found in india and pakistan True
T/F siddhartha gautama founded the buddhist religion, buddhism True
T/F Buddhism first appeared in 5000 bc True
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