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India Study Guide

for Mr. Sharples Social Studies class

the ancient Indian social classes Caste
was a very two sided man one being a Ruthless conqueror and the other being an enlightened leader who was a Raja at one point Ashoka
Mathematics in India They invented the symbol 0 and tied it together with nothing and also discovered infinity which meant never ending
4 Noble Truths (know generally what they are about and where they come from) About greed that causes pain, and the Eightfold path is the only way to stop greed and it comes from Buddhism
A term meaning not to injure or nonviolent Ahimsa
the rebirth of the soul Reincarnation
Astronomy in ancient India discovered that the Earth was round and that it revolved around the Sun
What were the major cities in the Indus River Valley? Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro
Religions chart - Hinduism Dharma- the job that each person of a caste has to do, Brahman- a core belief of hinduism i that there is one universal spirit, Reincarnation- the rebirth of a soul, Meditate, Build statues and temples, Participate ceremonies
Religions Chart - Buddhism 4 Noble Truths- About greed that causes pain, and the Eightfold path is the only way to stop greed Eightfold path- About good behavior, Theravada Buddhism- The teaching of elders, Mahayana Buddhism- The teachings about Buddha the god
Religions Chart - Jainism Ahimsa- The key values of Jainism, including non-violence They didn’t farm because they were afraid of living things in the soil
a teacher of some sort Guru
a state of perfect happiness and peace in Buddhism Nirvana
Stupa- what are they? Who built them? a mound like structure that had religous things inside of it and Asoka built them
Religion's impact on the lives of ancient Indians (How did it affect their daily life?) people had to pray and give offerings, had to meditate, and couldn’t farm because they were afraid of living things in the soil
What does the acronym H.A.P.P.Y stand for? H- historical event A - audience p - point of view p - purpose Y - “y” is it significant
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