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Varanasi Part of a tour on India P.63 Ganges River in North India P.63 Sanskrit Ancient Language use to pray P.63 Cremation Burn body and put ashes into the river to bring automatic liberation from constant rebirth after death P.63 OM Spoken syllable symbolizing the fundamental hidden reality of the universe P.66 Swastika (also spelled svastika ) Inddian symbol widely used as a good luck charm P.66 * Sanatana Dharma (Eternal Teaching/Truth/Law) [this is the alternate name for Hinduism your text refers to in section 3-1 p. 65], Hinduism, Hindu Agni (3-2a, p. 67) The god of fire, carried the sacrificial offerrings to indra, the king of gods and both a war god and a thunder god Relationship of past and present in Hinduism Indus Valley Civlization Culture of northwest. India that thrived before coming of the Aryans P.65 *Proto-Shiva seal (see Powerpoint) Harappa & Mohenjo-Daro Two city states on Indus River, had a sewage system connecting them

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