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Asceticism

Self denial religious practise

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Atman

Eternal soul

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Anatta

Non self, no permanent self

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Anicca

Impertinence

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Asita

Holy man which prophesied Buddha being a religious leader or a king

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Avidya

Sanskrit word meaning ignorance

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Bodhi

Awareness, enlightenment

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Brahman

Monotheistic God of Hinduism

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Bodh Gaya

Place of enlightenment

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Buddha

Awakened one, fully enlightened one

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Caste

Social group of Vedic religion

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Karuna

Compassion

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Dharma (Hinduism)

Duty

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Dharma (Buddhism)

Teaching

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Dukkha

Universe has basically unsatisfactory nature

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Enlightenment

Nirvana

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Queen Maya

Buddha mother

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Lumbini

Buddha birth place

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Rahula

Buddha son

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Renunciation

Rejection of something

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Karma (Hinduism)

One’s religious duty

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Karma (Buddhism)

Action driven by intention

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King Suddhodana

Buddha father

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Pali canon

Collection of scriptures in Buddhism

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Kapilavastu

Childhood and place where he saw the 4 sights

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Kusinara

Death place of Buddha

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Metta

Loving/ kindness

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Stupa

Place of meditation

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Jainism

Indian religion practising extreme asceticism

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Kshatriyas

Class of rulers and warriors