Buddism/Hinduism

Reincarnation

in Hindusim and Buddhism, the process by which a soul is reborn again and again it acheives perfect understanding

KARMA

in Hinduism and Buddhism, the totalilty of good and bad deeds performed by a person, which is belived to determine his/her’s fate after rebirth
Dharma
the teaching and Buddha
Moksa
the ultimate meaning of life you dont get reborn you succeded life, like heaven
Jainism
a religion founded in India in six century B.C., whose members believe that everything in the universe has a soul and therefore should not be harmed
Siddhartha Gautama
birth name of ;Buddha;, the founder of Buddhism
Enlightenment
in Buddhsim a state of perfect wisdomin which one understands basic truth about the universe
Nirvana
in Buddhism the release from pain and suffering acheives after enlightenment
Indo-Europeans
a group of semi-nomadic peoples who, about 1700 B.C, began to migrate from what is now southeren Russia to the Indian sub-continent, Europe, and southwest Asia
Steppes
dry. grass-covered plains
Migration
the act of moving from one place to settle in another
Aryans
an INdo-European people who about 1500 B.C. began to migrate to Indian sub-continent
Vedas
4 collections of sacred writings produced by the Aryans
Brahmin
a member in the Aryans social class (caste), made up of priest
Caste
one of the four classes of people in the social systems of the Aryans who settled in India-priests,warriors, or traders, and non-Aryans labores or craftsmans
Mahabharata
a great Indian epic poem, reflecting the struggle of Aryans as they moved south into Indian
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