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The state of wanting nothing and not being subject to pain and suffering.
Nirvana
A common or middle class person in Ancient Rome
Plebian
A Jewish festival that commemorates the exodus of the Jews from Egypt and is marked chiefly by the Seder ritual and the eating of matzoth.
Passover
The promised and expected deliverer of the Jewish people.
Messiah
The eight pursuits of one seeking enlightenment, comprising right understanding, motives, speech, action, means of livelihood, effort, intellectual activity, and contemplation.
Eightfold Path
An ancient Indic language that is the language of Hinduism and the Vedas and is the classical literary language of India.
Sanskrit
The belief that there is only one God.
Monotheistic
The entire body of Jewish religious literature, law, and teaching as contained mostly in the Old Testament.
Torah
Roman emperor who named Constantinople as the new capital & legally allowedChristian worship.
Constantine
10 Commandments List of religious and moral instructions which were written by God and given to Moses on Mount Sinai in the form of two stone tablets.
Ten Commandments
The chief spokesperson of a movement or cause.
Prophets
An Asian river that rises in Tibet and flows through northern India and then southwest through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea
Indus River
A religion, philosophy, and cultural practice native to India, characterized by a belief in reincarnation and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils.
Hinduism
The departure of the Israelites from Egypt under Moses.
Exodus
The idea that each person is rewarded or punished in one incarnation according to that person's deeds and behavior in the previous life.
Karma
Hebrew prophet and lawgiver who led the Israelites across the desert toward the Promised Land. During the journey he was inspired by God on Mount Sinai to write down the Ten Commandments on tablets of stone.
Moses
Indian religious leader / founder of Buddhism, who discovered and taught people how to reach enlightenment.
Buddha
The belief that the soul, upon death of the body, comes back to earth in another body or form.
Reincarnation
The ancient region lying between the Jordan, the Dead Sea, and the Mediterranean, the land promised by God to Abraham and the Jews.
Canaan
A teacher and prophet whose life and teachings form the basis of Christianity. Christians believe to be Son of God and the Christ.
Jesus