The Indus Valley Civilization existed along the Indus River and the Vedic Sarasvati River in present-day Pakistan. The Mohenjo-daro ruins
A title given to the founder of Buddhism, Siddartha Gautama (c.563–c.483 bc). Born an Indian prince, he renounced wealth and family to become an ascetic, and after achieving enlightenment, a teacher.
~A person who has attained full enlightenment.
A major religious and cultural tradition of the Indian subcontinent, comprising a diverse family of devotional and ascetic cults and philosophical schools, all sharing a belief in reincarnation and involving the worship of a large pantheon of deities.
mound-like structure containing Buddhist relics, once thought to be places of Buddhist worship, typically contain the remains of a Buddha or saint.
place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
mythical beings of Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain mythology. often shown voluptuously
A symbolic hand gesture used in Hindu and Buddhist ceremonies and statuary, and in Indian dance like the one open right hand of Buddha saying have no fear
the endless cycle of birth and suffering and death and rebirth.
the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness
enlightened beings like buddha
'the force' life, existence etc
One of the seven centers of spiritual energy in the human body according to yoga philosophy.
spiral of hair between the eyes of a buddha showing enlightenment
top knot of hair on buddhas
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