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the people of asia

TermDefinition
ethnic group Refers to a group of people who share cultural ideas and beliefs that have been a part of their community for many years.
religious group Refers to a group of people who share a belief system in a god or gods with a specific set of rituals and literature.
Hinduism is one of the oldest religions in the world and was founded in India around 1500 BC.
Vedas The complicated rituals and hymns that Aryan Priest follow
Brahman The god that many gods and goddesses exist in Hinduism, but it is believed that they are all part of a supreme “universal spirit”
Reincarnation Is the religious belief that when a person dies, their soul is reborn into a person or animal according.
karma The fate of the future based on his or her good or bad deeds,
caste system A system of social classes that are inherited and cannot be changed, acts an important religious and social influence for Hindus.
Buddhism Founded by Siddhartha Gautama around 500 BC.
Four Noble Truths Which include moral “truths”and instructions for conduct.
Tripitaka and the Mahayana Sutras Make up two Buddhist texts.
Nirvana Exists as a state of perfect peace for Buddhists.
Middle Way The rules outlined by the Eight-fold Path.
Shinto Is a religion unique to Japan, with no specific date of origin or founder. It is closely intertwined with Japanese culture.
Kami Which are spirits that Shinto followers believe live in nature, animals, and a person’s ancestors.
Confucianism was founded by a Chinese scholar named Confucius around 550 BC.
Golden Rule of Behavior “What you do not like when done unto you, do not do to others.”
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