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Indus Valley Civilization
Mohenjo - Daro
The Four Noble Truthes
The Eight-fold Path
Aksha, also known as Aksha the great, was an emperor who ruled almost all of India.
This civilization was built on this river.
The Ganges River is a river that flows through India and Bangladesh and into the Bay of Bengal. To the Hindus, the Ganges River is very special and sacred.
Brahmans are the highest class people of the caste system. They are usually priests or other people with a high class employment.
Samsara is the belief in reincarnation.
Varnas is the official name in which the caste system in India is called.
Moksha is what the Hindus believe to be the final resting place after you have re birthed and lived your life correctly.
Hinduism is a very major cultural practice.
Dharma is a way of cultural order.
Karma is the sum of someones actions that determine their fate in Moksha.
Monsoons are extreme rainstorms that will flood India during certain months.
The Indus river is a river that flows through India and empties into the Arabian Sea.
Mohenjo - Daro is one of the greatest cities in India along with Harappa. 6000 B.C.
A subcontinent is a very large part of a continent, such as India.
Sanskrit is the ancient language of India and the language in which all scripts and epic poems are written in.
Vedas are the most ancient scripts and poems that mostly contain philosophy and poems.
The Buddha, also known as Siddhartha Gautama, was a very religious leader teacher who was brought up in luxury, and soon realizes all of the suffering in the world.
The Middle way is the path between to things.
The state of being enlightened, or calm in the state of mind. Also known as Nirvana.
Someone who dedicates their life to a certain religion.
Parinirva is peace after death to someone who has reached enlightenment in their life.
A religion in which people grow off of the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama and believe that one can reach peace in their lives.
The path to nirvana:
You must complete eight things in order to reach enlightenment.
The four general beliefs containing the essence of Buddhist teaching.
Harappa is one of the two greatest cities in India. 6000 B.C.