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Does the following apply to Buddhism or Hinduism? Rejects the "varna" or "caste system".
Buddhism
Does the following apply to Buddhism or Hinduism? "The 4 Noble Truths"
Buddhism
Does the following apply to Buddhism or Hinduism? It's followers are divided w/ some embracing it as a religion, while others accept it as a theology.
Buddhism
Does the following apply to Buddhism or Hinduism? The cycle of rebirth is determined by a principle known as the "karma".
Hinduism
Does the following apply to Buddhism or Hinduism? Stresses "Ahimsa" in addition to reincarnation as noted in the Upanishads.
Hinduism
Does the following apply to Buddhism or Hinduism? The main deities were: Brahma. Vishnu, & Siva.
Hiduism
Does the following apply to Buddhism or Hinduism? The religious writings tell of a "universal spirit" found within all life.
Buddhism
Does the following apply to Buddhism or Hinduism? The "Eightfold Path", which stresses the avoidance of extremes, is designed to lead one to nirvana.
Buddhism
Does the following apply to Buddhism or Hinduism? Siddhartha Gautama: "The Enlightened One"
Buddhism
India's empire that blossomed under Asoka was?
The Mauryan Empire
What was the empire which included India's "Golden Age" of learning.
The Gupta Empire
What class in ancient Hindu society were also known as "Outcasts" or "Untouchables"
Pariahs
What is an epic?
A long poem celebrating one's heroes.
What is the dharma?
The duties of those within each varna as outlined in the vedas.
What were unskilled laborers & servants within India's "pyramid" social structure?
Sudras
Who were the earliest Indo-European nomadic tribes who were lead by rajahs, who settled in India? Remember that they were nomadic tribes. This means that they wandered from place to place in search of food. The rajahs were their leaders. They were the first thing that was talked about in chapter 8.
Aryans
What was Sanskrit?
A spoken language which eventually became a written language.
What religion discussed in chapter 8 rejected sacrifices & rigid social divisions, & believed in the sacredness of all life.
Jainism
Who were the warriors & governemental officials who were located between the Brahmans & the Vaisyas.
Kshatriyas
India's so called "Holy River" is the:
Ganges River
India's "Cradle of Civilization" is the:
Indus River Valley