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  1. shaped india's culture
    hinduism
  2. what age lasted from 15000 to 500 B.C.
    vedic Age
  3. four collections of ancient hymns
    vedas
  4. long complicated _______ used for different religious rituals
    hymns
  5. scriptures were written down in
    1400 A.D.
  6. collections of _____ that _______ is the hidden meaning in vedas
    essay that interpert
  7. the one, universal, mighty spirit who creates and destroys & unites all things
    Brahman
  8. all things nature related
    Brahman
  9. the soul of Brahman
    atman
  10. after death, the inner self is reborn in another form
    reincarnation
  11. the ultimate goal of humans- state of perfect understanding in which one's self disappears to merge with Brahman
    Moksha
  12. structured in India
    Castes
  13. four groups of people constructed by
    a Hindu god
  14. Brahmans became
    priests
  15. priest were also
    Brahmans
  16. Kshatriyas became
    rulers and wariors
  17. rulers and warriors were also
    Kshatriyas
  18. Vaishyas became
    merchants, artisans, farmers
  19. merchants, artisans, and farmers were also
    vaishyas
  20. shudras became
    slaves
  21. slaves were also
    shudras
  22. from god's mouth
    brahman
  23. from gods arms
    kshatriyas
  24. from god's legs
    vaishyas
  25. from god's feet
    shudras
  26. different classes of people in society....
    what was it based on
    • caste system,
    • hindu beliefs
  27. people were ____ into different caste systems
    born
  28. describe the untouchables
    outside caste; considered unclean, had to have separate wells
  29. what happens if the people associate with others from a lower class
    they would get "contaminated"
  30. duty; set of obligations
    dharma
  31. women's dharma;
    obey father as child, husband when married, sons when widowed
  32. better to do your duty _____ then to do someone else's ______
    • poorly
    • well
  33. in a past life explained caste system
    deeds
  34. ethical law of cause and effect
    kharma
  35. good deeds earned you
    a higher caste in the next life
  36. bad deeds earn you
    a lower caste in your next life
  37. untouchables commited
    very bad deeds
  38. spread under mauryan rulers after vedic age
    buddhism
  39. bhudda changed
    the Hindu ideas of a caste system
  40. end of vedic age was
    530 B.C.
  41. Bhudda was
    gautama siddhartha
  42. what class was bhudda born into
    warriors
  43. bhudda was disturbed by
    all the suffering in life
  44. bhudda found wisdom through
    medatation
  45. bhudda was known as the
    enlightened one
  46. bhudda taught that anyone could gain enough wisdom in one lifetime to escape
    the cycle of reincarnation

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