Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/29

Click to flip

29 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
seasonal wind patterns that bring heavy rains and winds
monsoon
first writing system made by the Aryans
sanskrit
set of rigid categories that determined a person's place in society
Caste System
major religion that the aryan's made
Hinduism
force generated by person's actions that determines how that person will be reborn
Karma
requires all people to do their duty to society
dharma
method of Hinduism to make yourself one w/ god
yoga
ultimate reality, end of self
Nirvana
religious doctrine introduced by Siddhartha Gautama
Buddhism
route b/w rome and china for trade
shilk road
claim by Zhou that they were direct link to heaven
Mandate of Heavan
key to proper behavior
Dao
duty of family members to the male head
Filial Piety
system of ideas intended to restore order
confucianism
will of heaven is best followed through inaction
daoism
humans are evil by nature, can be corrected by harsh laws
Legalism
made sure government were doing their jobs
censorate
founder of Han Dynasty
Liu Bang
The first Qin Ruler
Qin Shihuangdi
Yellow River
Huang He
houses a relic of Buddha
Stupa
longest poem in written history
Mahabharata
has 8 steps, Middle Path
Eightfold Path
siddhartha gautama created..he wuz known as the "englightened one"
Buddha
women threw themselves on their husbands funeral pyre
ritual of suttee
provides rooms to house monks
rock chamber
group of Indo-European nomadic peoples who moved to India
Aryan
greates ruler in the history of India
Asoka
Expanded the Gupta Empire
Samudragupta