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What are the dates of the Indus Valley period?
2600 - 1500 BCE
What are the dates of the Maurya period?
323 - 185 BCE
What are the dates of the Shunga and Kushan period?
185 BCE - 320 CE
What are the dates of the Early Medieval Period period?
647 - 1200 CE
What are the dates of the Gupta and Post-Gupta period?
320 - 647 CE
Indus Valley
What period?
Indus Valley
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Indus Valley
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Maurya
What period?
Shunga and Kushan
What period?
Shunga and Kushan
What period?
Shunga and Kushan
What period?
Shunga and Kushan
What period?
Shunga and Kushan
What period?
Shunga and Kushan
What period?
Gupta and Post-Gupta
What period?
Gupta and Post-Gupta
What period?
Gupta and Post-Gupta
What period?
Gupta and Post-Gupta
What period?
Gupta and Post-Gupta
What period?
Gupta and Post-Gupta
What period?
Gupta and Post-Gupta
What period?
Gupta and Post-Gupta
What period?
Early Medieval
What period?
Early Medieval
What period?
Early Medieval
What period?
Early Medieval
What period?
Early Medieval
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What is "breath" or energy
Prana
What were the early writings (poems) that convinced people that the caste system is necessary as parts of a whole?
The Vedas
To what period is The Vedas related?
Indus Valley
What is the name given to the three Hindu gods that are one?
Trimurti
Who are the trimurti?
Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva
Who is "the creator"?
Brahma
Who is "the sustainer"?
Vishnu
Who is "the destroyer"?
Shiva
Who is Shiva's son?
Ganish
What was an early Hindu war story?
Bhagavad Gita
What represents the cycle of life and death, to infinity?
The wheel of Samsara
What is the documentation of straying from your Dharma (path) in either the positive or negative?
Karma
What is "the path" in your current life?
Dharma
What is "the way out" (achieving dharma, release from samsara)
Moksha
What was Buddha's original name?
Prince Siddhartha Guatama
What is the Buddhist name for Moksha?
Nirvana
What is a mound of dirt that holds Buddha's ashes?
Stupa
What is the dome of dirt (a symbol of the cosmos) called in a stupa?
Anda
What are the stacked rings (tree/umbrella) called on a stupa?
Chattras
What is the gate with manty sculptures called on a stupa?
Toranas
What are the "fertility goddesses" called on the toranas of a stupa?
Yakshi
What is a temple built around a stupa called?
Chaitya Hall
What is the third eye of Buddha called?
Urna
What is the knot of hair on the Buddha called?
Ushnisha
What are folded hand positions called?
Mudras
What is original Buddhism called?
Theravada Buddhism
What is the new "global salvation/enlightenment" Buddhism called?
Mahayana Buddhism
Who are Buddhists who almost achieve enlightenment, but turn back to help others?
Bodhisattvas
What are the tantric couples on Hindu temples called?
Mithunas
What was an attempt to make Hindu gods more compassionate?
Bhakti movement