NEED TO KNOW INDIA

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NEED TO KNOW INDIA
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  1. brahman, mighty spirit that created everything
    hinduism
  2. reincarnation
    hinduism
  3. 8 fold path- nirvana
    buddhism
  4. oldest scriptures, vedas/ still used today
    hinduism
  5. treat all things with love and kindness
    buddhism
  6. monsoons
    seasonal winds
  7. what mountain range separates india from asia
    himmalayas
  8. india divided socially through
    caste system
  9. describe women dharma
    respecting husband when married, father when child, and son if widowed
  10. suttee is
    the agreement you will kill yourself if your husband dies
  11. who is kalidasa
    he wrote a drama
  12. guru
    religious teacher
  13. sikhs
    the community of soldiers that made states in india
  14. how did akbar treat the people of his empire
    good, very tolerate, accepted other religions
  15. what year did the europeans first come to india
    1500
  16. what are the two groups formed to gain independence from britain
    • indian national congress
    • muslim league
  17. what group of people did gandhi try to help
    untouchables
  18. after a civil war india broke into 2 countried
    pakistan and bangladesh
  19. why did europeans come to india in the first place
    spices
  20. who built the taj mahal
    shan jahan
  21. who was the first women prime minister of india
    indira gandhi
  22. which ruler spread buddhism
    ashoka
  23. first women prime minister of pakistan
    benziar bhutto
  24. known as indias greatest leader - great sould
    muhutma gandhi
  25. describe armristar massacure
    british killed 100s and wounded 1000s of men, women, and children, Hindu, and Muslim, who had come to pray and fast to protest british occupation
  26. list gandhi's philosophies
    • live simply, never seeking material rewards
    • be tolerant of the religious beliefs of others
    • spend life in the service of others
    • battle injustice in all its forms but never by resorting to violence
  27. describe 4 noble truths
    • everything in life is suffering and sorrow. pleasure is only temporary
    • the cause of all pain is selfish cravings and desires
    • the way to end all pain is to end all desires
    • people can overcome desires and attain enlightenment by following the 8fold path

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