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  1. Buddhism
  2. Nirvana
  3. Sanskrit
  4. Mahavira
  5. Law of Manu
  1. a A religion that was started by Siddhartha Gautama, whose purpose was to stop suffering
  2. b A book in which the rules for social behavior were written down; Manu is the mythical founder of India
  3. c An Indo-European language that was the language of the Vedas
  4. d The Buddhist belief of the extinction of desire and individual consciousness, also spiritual enlightenment
  5. e An extreme aesthetic who founded the religion Jainism and thought of several Hindu concepts, such as karma, in a very concrete way

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Sacred texts in the Hindu religion, they are a set of four collections of hymns and religious ceremonies transmitted by memory through the centuries by Aryan priests
  2. A city in the Harappan civilization that is located on the Indus River
  3. Sub castes; were groups of people within each caste that worked together for one economic function
  4. A person who has attained enlightenment but who has postponed nirvana in order to help others achieve enlightenment
  5. The name of the group of people in the caste system that were the outcasts of society; were not considered part of Indian society or the caste system, also called pariahs

5 True/False questions

  1. Chandragupta MauryaA civilization that based itself on the Indus River

          

  2. CasteIndia's rigid social system in which all members of that society are assigned by birth to specific ranks and inherit specific roles and privileges

          

  3. MaharajaAn extreme aesthetic who founded the religion Jainism and thought of several Hindu concepts, such as karma, in a very concrete way

          

  4. SatiSub castes; were groups of people within each caste that worked together for one economic function

          

  5. IndusThe main religion in India, it emphasizes reincarnation, based on the results of the previous life, and the desirability of escaping this cycle. Its various forms feature both asceticism and the pleasures of ordinary life, and in encompasses a multitude of gods as different manifestations of one ultimate reality

          

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