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Religion Notes 02/16/11 Indus Valley Civilization (6000 - 2000 BCE) Vedic Period (1500 - 527 BCE) Epic or Classical Period (400 BCE - 500 CE) Medieval Period (700 CE – 1600 CE) - Islam Modern Period (1770’s – present) - Indian Islam 7 th -9 th CE – Islam sweeps across: Middle East, North Africa, West Asia, Spain and India 7 th -12 th CE -Arabs: Muhammad Ibn Qasim -Turks: Mahmud of Ghazni establishes Ghaznivid Dynasty -Afghans/Persians: Lodhi Dynasty -Mongols: Mughal Dynasty Al-Biruni documents -Destruction of Hindu and Buddhist temples -Anti-Muslim feelings 1192: Muhammad Ghuri defeats Prithvi Raj to take Lahore and Delhi and establishes Lodi Sultanate 1220: Genghiz Khan threatens to destroy Muslim civilization and enter India 1498: Babur (descendent of Genghiz Khan) destroys Lodi Sultanate and establishes Mughal Empire Islam Path of Absolute Monotheism Roots of Abrahamic Faiths (Judaism and Christianity) Basic Teachings: -Five Pillars of Muslim Belief -Faith -Prayer – Pray 5 times a day -Fasting -Sharing -Pilgrimage Muslim Sects Sunni: -Muhammad is only and final messenger
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course RELIGION 202 taught by Professor Mandair during the Winter '11 term at University of Michigan.

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