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Theravada

Buddhism that follow Sri Lanka which put imporatance in search of enlightenment and focus on higher beings (Way of the Elders)

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Borodbodur

Stone monument in Java which is created by the Sailendra Kings.

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Moksha

Liberation from the circle of life in which hindism focus on.

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Hinduism

Religion which embodies India and its culture

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Malay

People who migrated from south China and South east Asia to Malay Peninsula. (they spread to indonesia, phillipines, and other western islands)

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Buddha

Person who reached enlightenment. People followed him to be like him and created religion called Buddhism. It is believed through out the South, East, and central Asia.

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Tamil Kingdoms

Southern Indian kingdom used Dravidian language. famous for focusing on the poety and literature arts.

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Ashoka

Mauryan Empire king who spread the words of Buddhism. He transcribed words of enlightenment on stones.

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Gupta Kingdom

Captial of Indian state at Pataliputra controlled by military and convoluted social culture.

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Srivijaya

Adapted Indian technology to control trade routes of India to China. Those with great diplomatic skills who held to gather the mercantalism between two discerning cultures.

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Funan

Rice growing region for Southern Vietnam. They traded through the Malaysian Isthmus.

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Mahayana Buddhism

Buddhism that concentrated on revering the founder, Buddha.

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Mauryan Empire

State which unified Indian Subcontinent.Chandragupta Maurya found the state and concentrated on agriculture, and mining.

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Jati

people who are willing to interact with other cultures and mingle cultures.

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Varna

Division of social status of Indian society. Priest- Soldiers - Government/Admin - Merchant - Farmer/Labor

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Bhagavad-Gita

Sacred text of India which is a conversation between ARjuna and Krishna.

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Vedas

Brahmin Priests' holy thoughts

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Theater-state

states that grab attention of others by developing cultures and putting effort to hold various ceremonies.

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Mahabharata

Epic that writes about the battles. Bhagvad-Gita is included in the this epic.

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Karma

Thought that the life right now effects later on destiny.