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  1. 1. http://www.britishcouncil.org.br/champions/blog/upload/06052008074302_India_flag.gif
  2. 2. DHARMA One’s righteous duty or any virtuous path   Those who live in accordance with Dharma reach their personal liberation more quickly  It implies one’s religion and is the main concept of Indian religion  In Hundred Questions, Dharma is related to the story line because Yudhistira followed his Dharma by being cautious and being self-less. http://truereligiondebate.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/hindu-god.jpg
  3. 3. RELIGIOUS LESSON The Hindus believe in reincarnation, karma, and  nirvana  Reincarnation occurs in this because the brothers are brought back to life by the god  Karma is what determines what status you will be reincarnated as  Moksha is the ultimate goal of being “one” with their god, which will be achieved by Yudhistira because he was a good person. http://www.chinaexpat.com/files/u659/karma1.jpg
  4. 4. THE FIVE BROTHERS OF PANDAVA Yudhistira: eldest brother, most capable   Bhima: second son of Pandu  Arjuna: third son and greatest warrior of the epic  Nakula: one of the twins born to Madri, second wife of Pandu  Sahadeva: the other twin of Pandu http://www.4to40.com/images/katha/houseoflac/house_of_lac.gif
  5. 5. BACKGROUND INFORMATION Mahabharata is an important text in the Hindu  religion  The text depends on physical prowess or great cleverness and more on fulfillment of dharma  The oldest brother Yudhistira has to respond to questions to test his character and fulfillment of dharma  To be a good person in this religion you must achieve moksha which he http://images.exoticindiaart.com/books/mahabharata__volumes_sanskrit_text_with_english_idf394.jpg

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