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  1. Nirvana
  2. Hinduism
  3. Dravidian
  4. Jati
  5. Mahabharata
  1. a The Buddhist belief of the extinction of desire and individual consciousness, also spiritual enlightenment
  2. b The 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
  3. c One of the two Sanskrit epics of Ancient India. It is the longest epic poem in the world. It is translated as "Great India" and is primarily about wars.
  4. d Sub castes; were groups of people within each caste that worked together for one economic function
  5. e A language; people who speak it mainly live in Southern India and were probably pushed there by the Aryan invasions

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. India's rigid social system in which all members of that society are assigned by birth to specific ranks and inherit specific roles and privileges
  2. A Veda, which was a sacred writing of Hinduism that contained a collection of Hindu poems and hymns that were used for religious reasons
  3. A city in the Harappan civilization that is located on the Indus River
  4. A person who has attained enlightenment but who has postponed nirvana in order to help others achieve enlightenment
  5. A Hindu epic written in Sanskrit that describes the adventures of the king Rama and his queen

5 True/False Questions

  1. MonsoonIn Hinduism, it is seen as the liberation of the soul from the body


  2. BrahmanThe priestly caste who led ceremonies


  3. AtmanIn Hinduism he was the Universal Soul, and in the trinity of gods in Hinduism he was the Creator


  4. KshatriyaAn important Hindu deity who in the trinity of gods was the Destroyer


  5. AryansThe individual soul


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