Chapter 4 brings us back to both China and the Indus Valley region around 600BC to 550AD. We'll study the development of two major world religions: Hinduism and Buddhism in an attempt to understand how peoples' beliefs can shape their way of life as well as the ways in which religion has influenced governments and societies over the centuries.
To begin, peruse the following sites. . .
You can discover the stories, traditions, and heroes of Hinduism at from the Online Museum Resources on Asian Art (OMuRR). Check out 19 virtual exhibits on Hinduism from the an array of international museums. Or, browse some 55 collections on Buddhism.
Discover the Eightfold Path and the Four Noble Truths by reading the children's story Ruhala Leads the Way. Check out Buddhist Studies from BuddhaNet.
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