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Subcontinent


A subcontinent is a large mass smaller than a continent.
The land of India is a sub continent.

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A strong summer wind that brings lots of rain.
Their was a monsoon is the Himalayan mountains.

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A land that is flat and elevated.
The Deccan plateau is flat and elevated.

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Their are huge blocks of ice.
That glacier is huge.

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A type of polytheistic religion.
Hinduism is a religion.

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belief that you have a duty in life.
Hinduisms and other Indian tradition believe in Dharma.

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A ancient ritual that Brahmins played a key role.
Brahman is very important to Hinduism.

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A deity is a god for polytheistic religions.
A deity is a type of god.

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Karma decides were you go when you die.
Be sure to have good karma.

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Is the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth.
people that practice Buddhism believe in samsara.

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A collection of ancient texts to Hindus.
Vedas is very important to Hinduism.

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An ancient Indian language.
Sanskrit in an Indian language.





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This is a class were you are in.
Many people do no agree with caste.

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Reincarnation is the cycle of birt, death and rebirth.
Many people believe in reincarnation.

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This is a journey to a holy place.
Man people participate in pilgrimage.

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This is a religion.
Many people in India practice Buddhism.

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A Sanskrit word meaning enlightened one.
Buddha was the name given to the person who founded Buddhism.

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The prince was Destin to become the Buddha.
Price Siddhartha was very important to Buddhism.

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This is were you give up all worldly pleasures.
You are ascetic if you give up wordly pleasures.

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Goods or money given to the poor.
Alms are special to the poor.

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The gaining of spiritual insight and finding the universes truth.
When you are in lighted you fid spiritual insight.

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A state of happiness and peace.
Nirvana is a state of peace.

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the process of being united or made into a whole.
Unification is the process of becoming a whole.

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it was the first empire to unify India.
it was the last empire in India.

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A command that is obeyed like a law.
A edict is like a law.

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a member of a religious community.
Monks are very important.