Four Noble Truths
The major principles of Buddhism, which recognize the inevitability of suffering and encourage individuals to achieve a state of "not wanting" and practice moderation in order to reach enlightenment.
A Chinese philosophy based on discovering the Tao, or "way", of the universe and living in harmony with nature.
A Chinese philosophy of the third century B.C. that assumed that people were evil and selfish and lived well only under strict rules.
In ancient China, the route that silk merchants traveled as they headed westward through China to India, Persia, and Roman provinces along the Mediterranean.