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Ch 4.1 4.2 India

GH 9 Vocabulary Work

an essential self, another name for brahman atman
the rebirth of a soul in another bodily form reincarnation
refers to the action's of a person's life that will affect his or her fate in the next life karma
the religious morals or duties of an individual dharma
nonviolence principle of Hinduism ahimsa
union with the universe and release from the cycle of rebirth according to Buddhism nirvana
The founder of Buddhism Gautama Buddha
views of how to conduct one's self with moral standings according to Buddhism The Eightfold Path
the heart of Buddhism teaching that explains life is full of suffering The Four Noble Truths
forged the first great Indian Empire through a well-organized bureaucracy and harsh rule Chandragupta Maurya
Chandragupta's grandson, converted to Buddhism, rejected violence and wanted to rule India by moral example Asoka
large dome shaped shrines that housed the sacred remains of Buddha or holy people stupas
greatest Gupta poet Kalidasa
created the Golden Age in India, trade flourished, advances in mathematics and the concept of zero, vaccines, built temples Gupta Empire