Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks


Chapters 3,4, and 7

Mr. Shank

on 26 September 2016

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of India

Asia Minor
Red Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Indian Ocean
Bay of the Bengal
Arabian Sea
Persian Gulf
Tigris River
Euphrates River
Nile River
Persian Empire

Indus River
Ganges River
Mt. Everest (29,029 ft)
Indo-Aryans 2000-1000 B.C.E
Migration patterns
Castes or class system
Hindu Kush
Vedas is the Aryan's religious text, which
would later become Hinduism.
Dharma- determined by birth and caste.
Caste System
What's the law that holds dharma and reincarnation?
Unpanishad- commentary on the Vedas
but would later become sacred writing.
What's happening in this picture?
Who is the founder of Buddhism?
600 B.C.E
Was under house arrest but snuck out when he was 29.
Old Man
Sick Man
Dead Man
Siddhartha Gautama
Set out to find the meaning of life.

He fasted and meditated for 44 days until he found the answer. What does fasted and meditated mean?
1st Noble Truth
All life is suffering
2nd Noble Truth
The source of suffering is desire
3rd Noble Truth
To stop suffering, you must eliminate all desire.
4th Noble Truth
Follow 8 Fold Path to stop desire
Four Noble Truths
He reached Nirvana!!!
India was unified twice
Mauryan Dynasty 321-185 BCE
Gupta Dynasty 320-550 CE
304-270 BC
Spread Buddhism
Buddhism- gods can take many forms.
Buddhism = Hinduism
Buddha became an incarnation of one of the Hindu gods.
Moksha-perfect understanding of all things.
Khyber Pass
The Aryans were significant in Indian history because they brought with them ideas of:
Social Structure

The Aryans also developed the language called Sanskrit
which was like the Phoenician writing, which had an alphabet.

The ultimate goal of a Hindu is to reach Moksha (perfect understanding) and a release from the cycle of reincarnation.
Reaching Moksha comes when one understands the relationship between Atman (individual soul) and Brahman (world soul).
Full transcript