The city near the Bodhi Tree from which the girl came to revive Siddhartha in his ascetic state
The deer path in which Buddha met with his former companions and converted them into his first disciples
the name of the Hindu prince who left everything behind and achieved enlightenment, then proceeded to teach others
Maya dreamed of a white elephant entering her side, this was interpreted as meaning her son would become either a great world leader or a great spiritual leader depending on whether or not he was exposed to suffering
Evil "Spirit of Temptation" who tried multiple times to veer Siddhartha off the path of enlightenment using his powers and his daughters
Companions of Siddhartha when he was living in the woods, then rejected him when he ate, then they became his first disciples
Siddhartha at 29
Siddhartha realized that his life was a pleasant prison of overindulgence and he decided to escape
The Middle Way
The point between a life of denial and indulgence. It is the line between all opposite extremes!
These bloomed at Buddha's feet when he was born, and remains a symbol of Buddhism today.
Caste system and sacrifices
Buddha rejected these 2 teachings because he found these to be useless or incorrect.
Known as Budai in China, he was a monk who was known for his generosity and loving spirit.
Four Noble Truths
The Buddha teaching that life has suffering and sorrow in it because of people's greedy desires for power, pleasures and possessions.
The lesson Buddha taught the world - the steps a person should follow in order to end suffering.
Taking time to think through thoughts before they are spoken or acted upon - making sure they positive.
Geometric designs made out of colored sand Buddhist monks use to inspire meditation and search for Enlightenment.
32 Marking on a statue of Buddha
Examples could be a wisdom bump on the head, upright posture, curls turned to the right, a "third eye" on the forehead.
A European group believed to have invaded the early Indian people. This history is now seen as incorrect.
A social structure system a person is born into with strict rules on marriage, jobs and socializing.
Early civilization that existed along the Indus River. It has an arid geography and productive economy.
The welcoming of spring celebration in Hinduism. People throw colorful powder on each other and participate in colorful parades and parties.
Hindu Naming Ceremony
A Hindu baby will have their name whispered in their ear and the hair will be shaved representing the shaving of their past life.
The death ritual when the body is burned like wood. Many Hindus want their ashes released in the Ganges River.