India - India Indus Valley Civilization Mohenjo Daro and...

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Indus Valley Civilization Mohenjo Daro and Harrappa Evidence of yoga practice Seals show vegetable live coming from gods and goddesses Aryan arrival - 1500 B.C. Pastoralists rather than farmers became dominant used horses and chariots for war
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Indus Valley Civilization
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Bull Seal
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Figure Seal
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Vedas 1200 B.C. poems and rituals of worship Sruti - heard directly from gods Triloka: 3 fold division of universe: earth of humans, Dharma: order of the universe- gives the cosmos without chaos; harmony in social relations--correct performance gods created by impersonal force
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Upanishads emphasis upon spiritual emancipation as the final goal of religious life. The last writings of the Veda. Sutras [thread] 6-2nd century B.C. Patterns of right living, ie caste system Karma [action] required or prohibited by code of dharma or energy that comes from the act and is discharged later on the doer, especially at rebirth samsara - cycle of reincarnation
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course SOCIAL SCI 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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