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The Inability to Learn

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Section 1

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UpanishadsCollection of Hindu beliefs, including rituals and sacrifices, the sacredness of nature, and the afterlife.
KarmaConcept in which previous actions will lead to a future event that either rewards or punishes the commitment, depending on the action.
Lawbook of ManuAKA the Manusmriti; this text describes the laws, based off Hinduism, one should obey. This book is a symptom of how prominent and important Hinduism was to Indian society
AhismaJainist belief in which one should never harm (or kill) any living being, whether it be plants or animals.
BodhisattvasBuddhists (both men and women) who achieved enlightenment, but did not achieve nirvana, although they came close.
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Mahayana BuddhismVersion of Buddhism that leans to a more casual lifestyle; this style became extremely popular in East and Southeast Asia due to it allowing the rich to live a comfortable life, whilst also being Buddhist.
JainismVersion of Buddhism that leans to a more extremely strict lifestyle, such as the concept of not killing anything- whether it be plants or animals. Even the smallest bugs must be spared.
MahabharataHindu Epic that tells of war, honor, love, and importantly, social duty. Includes the Bhagavad Gita, the most sacred Hindu text ever.
Bhagavad GitaThe most sacred Hindu text ever. Tells of one's duty and spiritual fate (caste).
RamayanaHindu Epic that tells of the importance of organization in political units and agriculture. Also details the adventures of King Rama and Sita, his wife.
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Section 3

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Mauryan Achievements
Gupta Achievements
Theater-state
Indian Math
Rig-Veda
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Section 4

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Brahma
Vishnu
Shiva
Ganesha
Indra
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Section 5