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Hinduism

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What three countries, in order, have the most Hindu population? India, Nepal, and Bangladesh
Who is the founder of Hinduism? No one.
Sindu means.. river
Describe life during Indus Valley civilization. maintained highest standard of living, incorporated practices like ritual bathing, animal sacrifice, and deity worship
Describe advancements and lifestyle changes made during the Vedic Period. Priests (Brahmins) develop rules for rituals created to maintain prosperity, health, and reality.
Vedas means.. knowledge
Break down the Caste System. Brahmin, Kshatriya, Vaishya, Sudra, and the Untouchables
Significance of The Way of Works (1500 BCE - 900 BCE) rules and rituals are established
Significance of The Way of Knowledge (900 BCE) importance of knowledge is established, devlop belief of oneness w/ the Sacred
Significance of the Epic Period (500 BCE - 500 CE) Epics/stories are created : Mahabharata and Ramayana, reincarnation, goals of life, sacredness of Brahman
Significance of Medieval Period (500 CE - 1500 CE) focus on one god, offerings, large temples
Maya is.. illusion
Samsara is.. the cycle of life
moksha is.. enlightenment
Idea of karma is... actions in this life will haunt you in the next life
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