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Flashcards in India Deck (32):
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Concept of duty

Dharma

2

Long narrative poem

Epics

3

Totaled amount of good and bad deeds

Karma

4

Leader of the tribe

Rajah

5

The process by which a soul is continuously born

Reincarnation

6

Caste

Varna

7

The releases from pain and suffering achieved after enlightenment

Nirvana

8

Mounded stone structures built over holy relics

Stupa

9

Occupation within a Varna/caste

Jati

10

3rd largest religion in the world

Hinduism

11

4th largest religion in the world

4th

12

Most popular religion in India

Hinduism

13

______ percent of India practice Hinduism

80

14

The four noble truths say that all life is ______

Sacred

15

You can end suffering by following the ________

Eightfold path

16

Main 3 Hindu gods

Brahma-creator
Siva-destroyer
Vishnu-preserver

17

I Jainism how are bugs protected

Sweeping path with broom

18

Three countries that make up Indian subcontinent

India, Bangladesh, Pakistan

19

Christianity or Judaism started first?

Judaism

20

Which religion started first Hinduism or Buddhism?

Hinduism

21

Why did the Aryana settle in the Indus River Valley

Fertile

22

Most people in India are ___

Hindu

23

To Aryans wealth is measured in____

Cows

24

Language of the Aryans

Sanskrit

25

Two great epics of India literature

Mahabharata, an Ramayana

26

Why is Asoka important to Buddhism?

Sent Buddhist missionaries

27

Geography of India

Subcontinent, monsoons

28

How does karma affect an individual

Determine how they are reborn

29

Born into royalty, left family, to find end of suffering

Siddhartha Gautama

30

Least likely want to be part of the _____ caste

Pariahs

31

Most likely would want to be part of the ___ caste

Brahmans

32

They believe in non-violence

Ahimsa