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World History: India
Study the words for the final.
a world religion or philosophy based on the teaching of the Buddha and holding that a state of enlightenment can be attained by suppressing worldly desire
rainy season in southern Asia when the southwestern monsoon blows, bringing heavy rains
a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent
(Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism)
founder of Buddhism
social status or position conferred by a system based on class
Ancient Sanskrit writings that are the earliest sacred texts of Hinduism.
lowest class of people in the caste system of Hinduism, do all the dirty work of society
the religious and moral duties of Hindus
In Hindu belief, all the actions that affect a person's fate in the next life
a second or new birth
A Hindu god considered the preserver of the world
the enlightened one
4 noble truths
1. life contains suffering 2. cause of suffering 3. suffering can be "cured" 4. follow "middle way" (Eightfold Path)
8 fold path
To reach Nirvana 1. right views, 2. intention, 3. speech, 4. actions, 5. living, 6. effort, 7. mindfulness, 8. concentration
a condition of great peace or happiness
Muslim dynasty that ruled India in 16th-17th century.
greatest Mughal leader of India
a tomb built by Shah Jahan for his wife
peaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate
an 1857 rebellion of Hindu and Muslim soldiers against the British in India
Indian soldiers in the British army
British rule in India
Indians had little power to govern themselves.