|highest mountains in the world
|Seasonal wind pattern in southern Asia
|Two of the ruins, about 400 miles (644 km) apart were sites of cities of Harappa and Mohenjo Dara. civilization flourished in these cities for hundred of years
|moved south across the Hindu Kush mountains range into the plains of northern India
|Indo - European language
|in this system every Indian was believed to be born into a cast
|its origins in the religious beliefs of the Aryan people who settled in India Single force in the universe, a form of ulitmate reality or god, called Brahman. It was the duty of the individual self called the atman
|method of training designed to lead to such union
|belief that individual soul is reborn in a different form after death
|force generated by a person's actions that determines how the person will be reborn in the next life
|the divine law
|appeared in northern India and soon became a rival of Hinduism. The founder of Buddhism ( Siddharrha Gautama) Believed were simply illusions. The pain, poverty, and sorrow that afflict human beings are caused by attachment to things of this world.
|known as the Buddha, or Enlightened
|ultimate reality the end of the self and a reunion with the self and reunion with the Great World Soul.
|The Four Truths
|1. Ordinary life is full of suffering 2. This suffering is caused by our desire to satisfy ourselves 3. The way to end suffering is to end desire for selfish goals and to see others as extensions of ourselves 4. The way to end desire is to follow the Middle Path.
|The Eightfold Path
|1. we need to know the Four Nobles Truths 2. We need to decide what we really want. 3. We need seek to speak well of others 4. The Buddha gives five precepts: Do not steal. DO not be unchaste. Do not take drugs and drink alcohol. 5. We must do not work that uplifts our being. 6. The Buddha said,"Those who follow the Way might well follow the example of an ox that arches through the deep mud carrying a heavy load. His is tired, but his steady, forward-looking gaze will not relax until he comes out of the mud. 7. we must keep our minds in control of our senses. " All we are is the result of the what we have thought.' 8. We must meditate to see the world in a new way.