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What is Nirvana/ Moksha?

Way to stop re-birth. When you've reached Nirvana/ Moksha, you've reached the best you can. (Hinduism)

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What is Polytheistic?

When you believe in more than one god

3

Who was Confucius?

He was the founder of Confucianism.

4

Philosophy

Love of wisdom. Is a belief. An academic discipline that seeks truth through reasoning rather than empiricism.

5

Dynasty

A series of ruler in a kingdom

6

What is the 8 fold path?

Buddhisms paths to follow during life

7

Karma

Is a good of bad force that depends on the good or bad things you do. (Buddhism and Hinduism)

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Hinduism

Major religion of the Indian continent and the worlds third-largest religon

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Daoism

One of the ancient Chinese philosophies people followed in hopes of forming a peaceful society.

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Confucianism

A Chinese philosophy that is based on relationships and one's duty.

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Torah

The most important text to the Jewish faith

12

Dalai Lama

Is the face of Buddhism.

13

Buddha

Is the person who discovered enlightenment (nirvana)

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Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva

Hinduism's three most important deites.

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What two beliefs do both Hinduism and Buddhism share?

Reincarnation and enlightment

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One key person important to Jews

Abraham and Moses

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What are two main teachings to Confucianism?

To respect your elders and parents and to know your duty, try your best, and to put other before youself.

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Why didn't people in power in ancient China like Confucianism

It threatened their position in the government.