Welcome! Today I will be telling you about India and some important information on physical features, MojenjoDaro, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Emperor Ashoka.
The Indus River helps the Indus River Valley make a lot of farmland. It is also a important water source
The Ganges River flows across most of northern india. Starting from the Himalayan mountains.
The Himalayan Mountains is home to Mount Everest! The tallest mountain in the world!
One accomplishment of MohjenjoDaro was their sewer system! It was probably one of the first sewer systems to work!
Another accomplishment of MojenjoDaro is the scale and weights. Archeologists believe that they were used for trading.
Hinduism is the 3rd largest religion it is similar in some ways to Buddhism. Here are two facts of hinduism.
It also helps people live happily, selflessly, and in balance. Hinduism also believes in nonviolence
Hindus believe in following their dharma. Dharma is often described as one's duty or purpose.
Prince Siddhartha discovers three forms of suffering. Which are sickness, death, and aging.
Another fact is that Prince Siddhartha left the palace when he was 29 and then became the Buddha or one who is enlightened.
Buddhism is the 4th largest religion in the world. It takes some traditions or beliefs from hinduism.
King Ashoka helped in uniting India. After one very brutal battle he made his decision to reject violence. He wanted his people to follow the buddhist path. He also helped spread Buddhism beyond India.