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Realms of South Asia Ms. Wolk-Rogers Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

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Timeline 1500-500 BCE-Vedic Age 321-185 BCE Mauryan Empire 320-550 CE Gupta Empire 400s CE Hun attacks into northern India

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The Vedic Age-1500-500 BCE Named after the Vedas-religious writings of Hindus that gave the fundamental wellspring of data about this day and age Around 1500 BCE a gathering of intruders potentially through the Kyper Pass went into South Asia Spoke an Indo-European dialect. Tall light cleaned warriors on steed drawn chariots For a few eras floods of Aryans cleared through the mountains known as the Hindu Kush into Indus waterway Valley and from that point into northern India

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Aryans Cattle was the premise of their riches and served as cash They regularly assaulted every others cows. They were regularly at war Fertile Indus Valley perfect for cultivating so soon they subsided into a farming lifestyle Cattle gave meat, new drain, and liguid margarine. Aryans additionally chased diversion and butchered sheep and goats Later crowds would be considered so hallowed that a boycott was put on eating meat. Aryans ate bananas, cucumbers, and grain cakes

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The Aryans Pushed the Dravidian, dull cleaned individuals who exchanged cotton, gold, pearls, and pepper southward Aryans never overcome the southern part of India and 2 particular societies will create as a consequence of this division albeit some Dasas (Dravidian) were likely acclimatized into the Aryan society Aryans were warlike individuals who presented to Sanskrit, an old dialect with them. Their name implied nobles or proprietors of area Tribes were driven by a rajah or boss Legends and songs from the soonest known Veda-the Rigveda depicts individuals who got a kick out of taking up arms, betting on chariot races, and singing and moving at celebrations

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Treatment of ladies Men overwhelmed Aryan world Although an Aryan ladies had something to do with picking a spouse the man she wedded anticipated that no test would his power Women partook in religious services and get-togethers They were permitted to remarry if widowed-opportunities they would lose in the hundreds of years to come Both young ladies and young men from groups of high rank went to class where they learned Aryan conventions

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Treatment of ladies During the Vedic Age ladies in the upper stations ponders legend, made religious psalms, and took an interest in conciliatory custom Producing youngsters was critical in light of the fact that it gave security to guardians and evidence of male strength Child marriage was basic possibly in view of the longing for some kids and little girls spoke to a financial risk shares expected-this guaranteed a young lady a husband Women would confer sati-or suttee-upon their husbands demise ladies who declined were held in disrespect Women were subordinated first to fathers, then husbands, and third children Fascination of the lady\'s sexuality

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Aryans Introduce Varna Skin shading turns into a divisive constrain light skin versus dull skin Eventually this forms into a noteworthy social stratification framework know as the position framework It presumably got from Family custom practices Racial refinement Occupational contrasts Specialization of employments Vedas portray the convictions that Aryans considered themselves to be predominant and characteristic experts of the mediocre Indians

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Jati Aryans isolate the populace into 4 expansive class qualifications or jati-some of the time used to mean birth bunches, infrequently called standing, from a Portuguese work importance breed caste = an element or social unit into which people are conceived and that directs most parts of every day life

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Jati Brahmin - one had of Brahman, saved just for the Aryans and their unadulterated blooded descendents-ministers Ksatriyas-warriors and in the long run turn into the representing class Vaisyas - the most various gathering freemen, ranchers, dealers, shippers, artisans, landholders Sudras-workers the laboreres serfs, unfree, this would be saved for the Dasas, they were given modest occupations. The word Dasas implies slave Untouchables (included later)- the outsiders the outcasts treated more regrettable then creatures, perhaps started as detainees of war, hoodlums, compelled to live in ghettos caste = an element or social unit into which people are conceived and that directs most parts of every day life

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Untouchables They were disregarded overlooked maintained a strategic distance from prohibited Had the most undesirable employments Tanning covers up of dead creatures for calfskin Collecting unclaimed dead and fiery debris of the dead Street sweepers Some were pariahs skin infection and lived inleper settlements

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Caste System Implies a status that can not changes Each position had unique obligations and benefits (with special case of the least) Some of the benefits were 1) financial 2) dietary 3) social 4) religious Different standings did not blend Once conceived stayed in your station for their whole life No upward versatility

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Caste System You couldn\'t wed into a higher rank If contact was made a cleansing custom must be done System still exists today while banned in 1947-it is still solid in rustic regions and firmly attached to the religious convictions of Hinduism *Because of the Caste framework - it has had the impact of repressing change-particulary social change in India Limited political energy to the highest positions Caste debilitated social advancement by those in lower positions Those on top saw no motivation to authorize changes or better the whole society Did not permit or advance free thinking Highly stratified stable society - page 155

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Hinduism Caste framework consolidated into Hinduism Most Indians today are Hindu considered a social religion-a confidence that commands a solitary national society (other-Confucianism, Taoism, Shintoism, Judaism) It is not an inflexible arrangement of philosophical precepts that must be accepted to observe truth or to be spared in forever Hinduism is a result of blending Aryan convictions with those of local Indians

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Hinduism One of the most seasoned of real religions-going back to no less than 2000 BCE It rose without a prophet, originator, it was not established by a distinctive individual Hindus don\'t call their religion Hinduism yet allude to it as Sanatana dharma= "everlasting instructing" or "unceasing law"

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Hinduism shows that every living being has a spirit called Atman Some trust that Atman (singular soul) is a piece of Brahman (the all inclusive soul) Some say it is polytheistic in light of the quantity of divine beings and goddesses connected with religion Others say it is monotheistic due to the emphasis put on Brahman the all-powerful one Hinduism has a huge number of divine beings and goddesses each has its own particular attributes and Hindus pick which they wish to adore

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Hinduism There is a trinity 1) Brahma (don\'t mistake for Brahman) is the maker 2) Vishnu - is the preserver-thought to descend into the world as different human structures known as symbols. The tenth and last symbol has not yet showed up. It is said that at the endo fo the present age, Vishu will come to Earth as Kalki, riding a white steed to obliterate the evil and re-build up request. (compared with second happening to Christ?) 3) Shiva - is the destroyer a.k.a. the hero on the grounds that through devastation comes re-creation

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Hinduism Other divine beings and goddesses incorporate Rama-he and his better half Sita speak to the perfect couple regarded for their immaculateness of character, their affection for each other , and their high good character Parvati-spouse of Shiva. Ganesha child of Shiva is thought to evacuate impediments. Normally he is revered at the beginnings of new endeavors. Ganesha was guillotined by Shiva in an attack of resentment and later Shiva reestablished Ganesha to life by giving him an elephants head. With his enormous ears he listens to everybody\'s petitions. Durga-kills mythical serpents Kali - demolishes fiendish

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Reincarnation The class and position framework came to be associated with the conviction of resurrection Those who had great Karma and Dharma would be naturally introduced to a higher class Hindus trust that living things wear have one life, as well as have an unending cycle of life, passing, and resurrection called resurrection or Hindus want to break this cycle of life, demise, and resurrection. It is symbolized by a wheel, known as the wheel of life. Karma keeps the wheel turning

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Karma Refers to a man\'s activities great or terrible Every activity demonstrates result in this life and next Good activities lead to a superior lifethe next time and awful activities lead to an existence of suffereing Some Hindus trust that awful activities can bring about a man\'s resurrection not as a human but rather a creature or bug This would make it exceptionally hard to pick up the learning expected to break Samsara

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Moksha Once Samsara has been broken, the Hindu compasses Moksha is the arrival of the unending cycle of life, demise, and resurrection The spirit, atman gets to be unified with Brahman A relationship would be , "that of a downpour drop, which after numerous transformationsfinds its way back to the sea that began it and is dissovled in that."

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Sacred Texts While there is no heavenly book, for example, the Bible, Torah, or Koran, there are books that portray the lessons of Hinduis, clarify the presence of Hinduism and recounts stories of the religion 1) Vedas-went along by mouth for quite a long time before being composed down 2) Rig Veda-most established generally holy. Stories of the deities (idyllic songs) 3) Mahabharata-epic lyric has 100,000 verses could be the world\'s longest sonnet. Recounts the life long strife between two line of sovereigns of an imperial family, bringing about war and one line is devastated

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Sacred Texts While there is no heavenly book, for example, the Bible, Torah, or Koran, there are books that portray the lessons of Hinduis, clarify the presence of Hinduism and recounts stories of the religion 4) Upanishads - philosophical exchanges that teach about Brahman and the approaches to accomplish moksha. Somewhere around 600 and 400 BCE religious

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