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Ganges river valley
the Ganges river valley is the valley that this river is in. with out this valley the Ganges river would flood constantly
Indus river valley
the indus river valley is the valley that this river is in. with out the valley the river would flood constantly
Subcontinent
a large landmass that juts out if a continent
Monsoon
strong winds that blow accross the regian certian times of the year
Mohenjo-Daro
An ancient city on the banks of the indus river valley
Shiva
the destroyer
Vishnu
the presever
Brahma
the creator
Dharma
relligious moral duties of each person
Brahma
the creator
Dharma
religious moral duties of each person
Reincarnation
the rebirth of the soul
Ahisma
nonviolence
meditate
thinking deeply about something, relaxing and finding peace
missionary
people who spred there religious beliefs with others
nirvana
ever lasting peace
convert
to change his or her beliefs
absoulute power
complete control over the people
Changragupta
founded indin's maurya empire in 321 bc, unified most of india under one ruler , also asoka's grandfather
Asoka
Chandragupta's grandson,the last major empeor or indias maurya empire, built the greatest empire in india's history and he also help spread buddism
Siddhartha Gautama
also known as Budda , this is budda's real name and he started buddism
Himalaya Mountians
the himalaya mountians are a mountan range that is along the borders of India, and Pakistan. the worlds tallest mountaian mt. everest is located in the himalayan mt's. the word himalaya is from sandskrit and means home of snow
Siddhartha Gautama
also known as Budda , this is budda's real name and he started buddism
Asoka
Chandragupta's grandson,the last major empeor or indias maurya empire, built the greatest empire in india's history and he also help spread buddism
Siddhartha Gautama
also known as Budda , this is budda's real name and he started buddism
Siddhartha Gautama
also known as Budda , this is budda's real name and he started buddism
Siddhartha Gautama
a relgious teacher, also known as Buddha, he believed in peace and happieness , also he taught in norhern India and Buddha in sanskrit means "Awake"
Describe the development and basic belief of Hinduism
the belief of Hinduism religious and it was the social system of the Hindu's. it was developed by the Aryans honering there gods in different generations. and blended many religions together
The roles of Chandragupta and Asoka and explain them
Chandragupta wasa man who had a huge army, he believed in absoulute power he had a very succsessful empire and a verry good trading system.Asoka was chandragupta's grandson, he also had a very succsessful, army,and trade system but he was known for the greatest empire built that india had ever seen.i think they both had very succsessful times well ruling maybe it runs in the family? they seem to know what whats going on and what they have to do i like that
Summerize the princibals of Buddihsm
Buddihsm is a religion that many people practice. it's based on the many teachings of Budda.it developed during his lifetimeand spread through india
Identify buddaha and descrbe his life teachings
Buddha is a religious teacher of northern india who founded buddihsm. he believed that people could escape suffering and find peace and happieness.many of his life teachings were meditation , believeing in amny gods, finding the answer to human suffering and lots others many people called him the enlightened one
outline the development of the maurya empire.
this empire was developed in 330 bc. it was made up of number wearing states before chandragupta came to power. he believed in absolute power and after he was ruler his grandson asoka was ruler and he was believed to have built the greatest empire ever
Identify buddaha and descrbe his life teachings
Buddha is a religious teacher of northern india who founded buddihsm. he believed that people could escape suffering and find peace and happieness.many of his life teachings were meditation , believeing in amny gods, finding the answer to human suffering and lots others many people called him the enlightened one
outline the development of the maurya empire.
this empire was developed in 330 bc. it was made up of number wearing states before chandragupta came to power. he believed in absolute power and after he was ruler his grandson asoka was ruler and he was believed to have built the greatest empire ever