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FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS
FROM BIRTH TO DEATH LIFE IS FILLED WITH SUFFERING
PEOPLE SUFFER BECAUSE THEY DESIRE
THE WAY TO END SUFFERING IS TO RID DESIRE
THE WAY TO RID DESIRE IS THE EIGHTFOLD PATH
BRAHMA
CREATOR HINDU GOD
EIGHTFOLD PATH
RIGHT UNDERSTANDING
RIGHT THOUGHT
RIGHT SPEECH
RIGHT ACTION
RIGHT WORK
RIGHT EFFORT
RIGHT MINDFULNESS
RIGHT MEDITATION
VISHNU
THE PRESERVER HINDU GOD
MIDDLE WAY
ANSWER TO HUMAN SUFFERING LAY NOT IN WORSHIPHING GODS, BUT IN RIGHT THINKING AND SELF DENIAL
THREE JEWELS
BUDDA- THE TEACHER
DHARMA -THE TEACHING
SANGHA- THE COMMUNINTY OF BELIVERS
ARE KNOWN AS THE THREE JEWELS OF BUDDHISM
CASTE SYSTEM
CASTES ARE UNCHANGING GROUPS. A PERSON BORN INTO ONE CASTE NEVER CHANGED CASTES.
TOP -BRAHMIN-THE PRIESTS,TEACHERS JUDGES
KSHATRIYA-WARRIOR CASTE
VAISYS CASTE-FARMERS AND MERCHANTS
DUDRAS-CRAFTWORKERS
UNTOUCHABLES-OUTCASTES ANY JOB THAT INVOLVED ENDING A LIFE
SHIVA
HINDUS MOST IMPORTANT GOD
HIMALAYAS
THE WORLDS HIGHEST MOUNTAIN RANGE
BORDER BETWEEN THE INDIAN SUBCONTIENT AND THE REST OF ASIA
HIMALAYA MEANS HOME OF SNOW.
MOUNT EVEREST
RIVERS
THREE GREAT RIVERS FLOW THROUGH THE NORTHERN PLAIN-THE INDUS,GANGES AND BRAHMAPUTRA. THOSE RIVERS CREATE VALLEYS OF FERTILE FARMLAND.
SIDDHARTHA GAUTAMA
BORN IN INDAI AROUNF 563 B.C. KNOWN AS BUDDA.
BADHISATTVA
A PERSON WHO HAS FOLLOWED BUDDHA'S TEACHINGS AND LED A LIFE OF GOODNESS AND WISDOM.
NIRVANA
FEELING OF COMPLETE PEACE AND HAPPINESS BY FOLLOWING THE EIGHTFOLD PATH
MAURYAN EMPIRE
BUILT BY CHANDRAGUPTA MAURYA 322 B.C.
REINCARNATION
HINDUS BELIVE THAT A PERSON MAY DIE, BUT THE SOUL IS REBORN IN THE BODY OF ANOTHER LIVING THING HINDUS BELIEVE THAT EVERY LIVING THING HAS A SOUL.
DHARMA
RELIGIOUS AND MORAL DUTIES OF EACH PERSON. THESE DUTIES DEPEND ON A PERSON'S CLASS, OCCUPATION, AND AGE.