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IPA Hinduism vocab

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Aryan
"Noble" invading force that conquered Indus Valley Civilization
Aryan migration theory
Theory that Aryans came slowely in waves of migrations
Aryan invasion theory
Theory that Aryans came in a single invasion to Indus river
Harappa
A city, center of norhtern Indus Valley civilization
Mohenjo Daro
A city, center of the southern Indus Valley civilization
Soma
Drug used for the religious purpose for Vedic ritual
Indus Valley civilization
An ancient civilization that develped along Indus river
Dravidians
People who lived in the Indus Valley
Vedas
Four collections of ancient prayers and rituals included in Hindu sacred scripture.
Sanathana Dharma
eternal religion that refers to Hinduism
Sutra
saying,"chapter" in Vedas
Sanskrit
Aryan language used to write Vedas and other sacred texts
Upanishads
Written meditations on the spiritual essence of the universe and the self.
Guru
Spiritual teacher
dharma
moral duty, right action