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Atman
soul
Brahman Nerguna
universal everything
Samsara
reincarnation
Karma
What i do comes back to me
Dharma
Duty (what your role is on earth
Ahimsa
nonviolence
Mahavira
leader of Jainism
Siddhortha Gautama
leader of buddhism
4 noble truths
1. life is painful, 2. hurts cuz of desire 3. end pain by ending desire 4. path to overcome desire
Buddha died from?
food poisioning, mushroom
nirvana
place you can achieve during life
2 Types of Buddhist worship
Theravada, Mahayana
Buddhist holy book
Tripitaka
Chalcolithic
Having to do with the bronze age, copper
Megalithic stone
stone of great size, especially in ancient construction or in monuments left by primitive people. Found in caves
Geography of India
1. northern mountainous
2. indus, ganges plain
3. deccan plateau
4. coastal rim
India's earliest settlements
Indus river valley
1st civilization in India
Harrappan or Indus river valley
monsoon
seasonal wind
summer monsoon is important because?
brings rain
Indigenous
native
dravidian
harappan
decline/fall economically of harappan civilization
deforestation, flooding, earthquakes
harappan village based on what society
agriculture
who had a well organized government?
harappan
who had a standardized weights & measures system?
Harappan
what did harappan use cotton for?
textiles
who did harappans trade with?
mesopatamia
harappan script?
not yet decoded
harappan weapons?
few
harappan draining systems?
elaborate
who was noble?
Aryans
Who had war alot?
Aryans
who invaded harappan through the hindu kush?
Aryans
who established their rule in the ganges river plain?
Aryans
who had a warrior society?
Aryans
who had social classes that were eventually rigid?
Aryans
who had a caste system?
Aryans
during the vedic age, change from nomads to farmers?
Aryans
vedas
holy books
vedas used by?
aryans
Aryan epics?
mahabharata & upanishads
what epic? attempt to understand the bigger questions of life?
upanishads
priests added to the epics why?
to teach good behavior
aryan religion?
Indra
1st ruler to ignite a large group of India?
chadragupta maurya
caplital of mauryan
pataliputra?
who was paranoid of death?
chadragupta maurya
his early career was violent, converts to buddhism & begins to show his compassion
Asoka
who sponsored missionary activity?
Asoka
what were the accomplishments of the mauryan dynasty?
1. unity
2. encourages learning
3. trade grows
2500-1500BC
Harappan culture
1500BC
Aryan invasion
1500-500BC
Vedic Age
563-463BC
Gautama Buddha
324-535AD
Mauryan, Gupta