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    Ancient India

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    Ancient India Ancient India has several interesting facts and history within it. In ancient times, Indians practiced Hinduism and Buddhism. Both religions hold great importance. Along with Religion, Indians followed the Caste System. This is the system of social stratification that separated communities in ancient time and still exist in modern. The Caste system is a big part of India’s traditions. In ancient times this system separated thousands of communities into groups called Jatis

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    Ancient Religions of India

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    World Civilizations I. Golden Religions of India Beginning around 500 B.C.E three of India’s major religions emerged. Mahavira was the founder of the Jain religion. He taught his followers to live abstemious lives, avoid doing harm to any living thing and to renounce evil thoughts and actions. The founder of Buddhism, Siddhartha Gautama (or the Buddha), similarly taught his followers a path to nirvana that involved avoiding violence and freeing themselves from desires. In response to both Jainism

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    Ancient India vs. Modern India India is a Country of great wealth and potential. It is also a country of intense poverty and ignorance. There are many different languages, religions, races, and customs. There are also many differences in the country itself. The land includes desert, thick jungles, broad plains, mountains, and tropical low lands. All these differences within one country create different needs, and different standards of living. It is however; very evident none of these differences

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    Ancient India was known for its maharajas, maharanis, rajputs and the beautiful palaces created by the rajas. The credit is given to the political empires and the rajas for the formation of India. They are the ones who have created India. Whereas many empires were short-lived, others ruled for years and played a big role in the formation of India’s political system. Empires such as the Magadha, Mauryan, Shakas, Indo-Greeks, Kushanas, and the Gupta ruled during the ancient times of India. The Magadha

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    Topic: Compare and contrast the contributions in science and math of ancient Greece, India, and China. Whose discoveries had more influence on us today? Ancient Greece, China, and India all had major contributions in the fields of science and math. All three of those ancient civilizations made such great contributions that they are still used today by many people. We use these contributions in school, work, and in our general every day lives. Although we don’t use the exact inventions that

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    Justice in the Mythic and Philosophical Traditions of Ancient Greece and India ABSTRACT: I examine the role of Justice as it emerges in the early mythic and philosophical traditions of ancient Greece and India. Specifically, I focus on the Goddess Justice and her relationship to the Great Mother as the divine creator and final judge of all reality. I begin by tracing out the historical parallels in the development of ancient Greek and Indian conceptions of Justice and end by working out their

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    Ancient India and China

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    Shaeq Ahmed Religion of India and China The main religions of China were Confucianism, Taoism, and Legalism. The central religions in India were Hinduism and Buddhism. Both Ancient China and India had religious teachers that invented these prevalent religions. Confucius invented Confucianism, Lao Tzu invented Taoism, and a man named Hsun Tzu invented the ideas of Legalism in China. Hinduism in India took many of its religious beliefs from the Aryan people that invaded India. Buddhism was created around

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    Did you know that, as of today, 80.5% of the population of India practice Hinduism? That’s quite a lot considering how diverse the country of India is. But this leads to the questions as to how did Hinduism become so widespread and what other religions make up the other 19.5%? Well did you know that in all actuality India didn’t first start out with just one main religion? In fact, in the times of Ancient India, three major religions (Jainism, Buddhism, and Hinduism) influenced the country and

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    the oldest professions of the world and has been there since time immemorial. In ancient India prostitutes were referred as Devadasis, who originally were celibate dancing girls used in temple ceremonies and for entertainment of upper class. Devadasi literally means God’s female servant (Dev+Dasi). Around 6th Century the practice of dedicating girls to Hindu gods developed into ritualized prostitution. In ancient India there was also the practice of having a Nagarvadhu (courtesan). There is mention

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    Ancient Religions of India

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    Ancient India was influenced by three major religions which were developed in the Indian subcontinent. Hinduism is the oldest of the three and is said to be the oldest living major religion in the world. The other two major religions were Jainism and Buddhism which were established around the same period. Each of these three religions had something to offer the people of India. These religions also have some concepts that are alike while also having major key differences. Each of these religions

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