gives india it's name; mighty river; carries melting snow from mountains to plains making agriculture possible
mighty river; carried melting snow from mountains to plains making agriculture possible
nomadic people; loved food drink music chariot races and dice games; valued cattle; gave up nomadic ways to settle in villages; grew crops and raised cattle
what did aryans make tools from?
iron such as iron axes & weapons
who were the aryan tribes lead by?
where did the aryans migrate from?
herders farmers artisans and merchants
lowest level of society people with little or no aryan heritage; farmworkers, servants and other laborers
sudas; indian people from the deccan with different languages and traditions the aryans conquered
writing that priests used to write sacred texts
who founded jainism
what is jainism
a religion that grew out of hindu tranditions
what idea did mahavira reject?
that brahmin priests alone could perform certain sacred rites
what things did jainism emphasize?
meditation self denial and extreme form of ahimsa
what did jainism people carry with them?
brooms and they swept in front of feet so as to not kill insects or anything