Social Studies Chapter 9 Lesson 2 By Laurel Massey

Hinduism- a major religion that developed in ancient India

Brahman- the universal spirit worshiped by Hindus

Reincarnation- the rebirth of the soul

Karma- a force that decides the form that people will be reborn into in their next lives

Dharma- a person's personal duty, based on the individual's place in society

Ancient India

Buddhism- a religion founded in ancient India by the religious teacher Buddha

Meditate- to focus one's thoughts to gain a higher level of spiritual awareness

Nirvana- a state of perfect happiness and peace

Jainism- a religion of ancient India that does not believe in a supreme being. It emphasizes nonviolence and respect for all living things.

Focus- to place all of one's attention on something


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