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Subcontinent


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A large,relatively self contained land mass forming a subdivision of a continent.
The continent had a subdivision the land mass formed.

Monsoon
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The seasonal wind of the Indian Ocean and southern Asia,blowing from the southwest in summer and from the northeast in winter.
The monsoon flood the whole village.

Plateau
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A land area having a relatively level surface considerably raised above adjoining land on at least one side,and often cut by deep canyons.
I saw the plateau in the beautiful village and had level surface.

Glaciers
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An extended by snow falling yearly slowly forming.
The snow formed a big glacier that broke and had a massive destruction.

Hinduism


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The common religion of India,based upon the religion of the original Aryan settlers.
I saw people worshiping hindu in the temple.

Dharma
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Conformity to religious law, custom, duty, or one's own quality or character.
There was this guy I saw following his dharma.

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Also, Brahmin. a member of the highest, or priestly, class among the Hindus.
Somebody told me that Brahmin priests and scholars.

deity
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A god or goddess.
There were people that were worshiping to his deity's.

karma
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Hinduism, Buddhism. action, seen as bringing upon oneself inevitable results, good or bad, either in this life or in a reincarnation: in Hinduism one of the means of reaching Brahman.
This guy was following his dharma and so he got good karma.

samsara
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Hinduism. the endless series of births, deaths, and rebirths to which all beings are subject.
This guy was talking about wanting endless life.

Vedas
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Sometimes, Vedas. the entire body of Hindu sacred writings, chief among which are four books, the Rig-Veda.
I meet a Vedas and he was chief of the four books.

Sanskrit
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An Indo-European, Indic language, in use since c1200 b.c. as the religious and classical literary language of India.
The kid that I meet wa a sanskrit class with literary language.

Brahman



caste
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A class, group, in Hindu society.
People were over talking about hindu society class.

reincarnation
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Rebirth of the soul in a new body.
This person was talking to me about he wanted to have a reincarnation.

pilgrimage
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A journey to a holy place.
People had a pilgrimage and saw them entering the holy place.

Buddhism
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A religion, originated in India by Buddha (Gautama) and later spreading to China, Burma, Japan, Tibet, and parts of southeast Asia, holding that life is full of suffering caused by desire.
My friend went to China, Burma, Japan, Tibet, and there were Buddhism people in all those places.

Buddha
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Any of a series of teachers in Buddhism, of whom Gautama was the last, who bring enlightenment and wisdom.
I heard that Buddha had created Buddhism.

Prince Siddhartha
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An epithet of Buddha meaning "he who has attained his goal."
I heard that prince Siddhartha gained enlightenment.

ascetic
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a person who dedicates his or her life to a pursuit of contemplative ideals and practices extreme self-denial or self-mortification for religious reasons.
In Christianity a person fast for a few hours per day as a form of ascetic, as opposed to the Buddhist who meditate and fast for many days at a time all day.

alms
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money, food, or other donations given to the poor
or needy; anything
given as charity
The people are supposed to give alms to the poor and needy to help out the underprivileged.

Enlightenment
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The state of gaining spiritual insight and finding universal truth; the goal of Buddhist.
The goal of a Buddhist is to gain understanding of how the world works, their place in it, and find out what they believe to be the truth of the world.

Nirvana
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Phoenix nirvana by WUPENG

Freedom from the endless cycle of personal reincarnations.
The ultimate goal for a Buddhist is to achieve nirvana so they no longer have to be reincarnated.

Unification
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The process of unifying or uniting; union.
Religious organizations tend to cause unification with unlikely groups of people.

Mauryan Empire
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An empire lasting from about 322 to 187 B.C.E., during which the Maryan family unified India for the first time.
The Maryan family told me they unified it the first time.

edicts
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Any authoritative proclamation or command.
The edicts I Saw were commanding things to people.

monks
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A man who has withdrawn from the world for religious reasons.
I saw a regular person and he turned into a monk to go deep in his religion.