The power a leader has over others.
The belief that your actions, both good and bad, will cause either punishment or reward.
In Buddhism, enlightenment.
The cycle of death and rebirth in Hinduism.
People who wandered the Eurasian plains herding livestock.
Whether or not the populous accepts a leader's authority or not.
In Hinduism, what is required of you. In Buddhism, the Buddha's teachings.
The supreme Hindu god who all other gods are attributes of.
The sacred writings of the Hindus.
The most prosperous time for a civilization, when it is at peace and advancing in the arts and sciences.
The political rule of one group over other people of differing cultures.
The ultimate goal for Hindus, when reincarnation ends and the soul is united with Brahman.
A Hindu social system into which one is born into a level, or caste.
Three essential parts of Buddhism. They are: The Buddha, his teachings(Dharma), and the community.
A guide to leadership written by Katilya, it involves leading by might and fear.
A society containing many different cultures.
The rebirth of a soul to a new body.
The finding of a hidden truth or meaning of life.
An ancient Hindu epic poem.
Founder of the Mauryan Empire.
Son of Chandragupta Maurya.
Grandson of Chandragupta Maurya and leader of the Mauryan Empire. After the Battle of Kalinga, Ashoka converted to Buddhism, ruled by Dharma, and created his Edicts.
The Buddha, or Enlightened One. Was a North Indian prince before seeing suffering, living an ascetic life, and finding enlightenment.
The founder of the Gupta Empire, not related to Chandragupta Maurya.
Son of Chandragupta I, expanded the Gupta Empire.
Grandson of Chandragupta I, led the Gupta Empire through its Golden Age.