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India: Truth Alone Triumphs

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India: Truth Alone Triumphs
History
30,000 years ago: first humans
2000-500BC: Hinduism
500BC: Buddhism
Empirical rule
1400s: Sikhism
Brits in India: East Indian Company & the British Raj
1947: Partition of India, Gandhi, & Independence
Religion and Holidays
Food, Clothes & Music
Politics/Current Events
Political Parties
Bharatiya Janata Party
Bahujan Samaj Party
Indian National Congress
Nationalist Congress Party
Communist Party of India
Communist Party of India - Marxist
Works Cited
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/interactive/2014/04/india-political-parties-their-symbols-201446115541946199.html
http://newshence.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/BJP-Flag.jpg
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/72/CPI-M-flag.svg/2000px-CPI-M-flag.svg.png
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d2/Elephant_Bahujan_Samaj_Party.svg/2000px-Elephant_Bahujan_Samaj_Party.svg.png
https://edumongoose.com/daily-education-cocktail/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/3-23.jpg
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/in.html
http://www.buddhanet.net/e-learning/5minbud.htm
http://www.tricycle.com/new-buddhism/-noble-eightfold-path/eightfold-path
http://philosophy.lander.edu/oriental/caste.html
http://www.religioustolerance.org/hinduism2.htm
http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-food/index.html
http://people.howstuffworks.com/culture-traditions/national-traditions/indian-tradition2.htm
Thank You!
CPI-M
BSP
Political System
Federal Republic
29 States, 7 territories

Bicameral Legislature
Pranab Mukherjee
(President)
Jana- Gana- Mana
Hinduism
world's oldest organized religion (4000 to 2200 BCE
83% of Indians are Hindus
Sacred Texts
also: Brahmanas, sutras, etc.
Beliefs
Polytheistic
Brahman- "Absolute"
Trimurti
- Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva
worship of village or earth goddess
Reincarnation
samarsa
Purushartha
("doctrine of the fourfold end of life")
Hindu Caste System
Buddhism
nontheistic religion
Siddhartha Gautama
Nepal, 6th century B.C.
born into wealthy family but...
Four Sights
study and meditation
enlightenment
Four Noble Truths
1. "Life is suffering."
2. craving and aversion --> suffering
3. You CAN be happy
4. Eightfold path ends suffering
Eightfold Path
Sila
,
Samadhi
, and
Panna
develop
Panna
and
Karuna
simultaneously
5 Precepts
Do not kill
Do not take anything freely given
Abstain from sexual misconduct and overindulgence
Refrain from untrue speech
Avoid intoxication
Syrian Christianity
focused in Kerala
Saint Thomas Christianity
"Nazranis are Indian in culture, Christian in faith, and Syrian in liturgy."
Synod of Diamper
anti-predestination
do not believe in Untouchability
Holidays
Independence Day (August 15th)
Ganges River
Diwali (15th day of month of Kartika)
Republic Day (January 26th)
Food
Regional Cuisine
South Indian Thali
Rajasthani Thani
Clothes
Dhoti and Kurta
Dhoti and Sherwani
Women's Clothing
Salwar Kameez
Sari
Music
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