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Subcontinent
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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/eb/Indian_subcontinent_CIA.png



A big piece of land that is smaller than a continent.
A state will never be a subcontinent.

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A strong wind that brings lots of rain.
Monsoons can flood deserts.

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Elevated flat land.
There are many plateaus in America.

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Large thickened ice masses.
Glaciers are usually found in Antarctica.

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The religion of India.
Hinduism is the biggest religion in India

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A belief in Hinduism where a person gets to live an honorable life.
Getting Dharma would be an honor.

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The creator god.
To Hindus Brahman is one of the gods they worship.

deity
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A god or goddess.
If your polytheistic then they call gods deity.

karma
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A belief where the good or evil in the life determines the nature of there next life.
Karma is only good when your good.

samsara
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The repeating of the cycle of birth death and life.
Samsara means they believe in life after life.

Vedas
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A collection of writings.
Vedas is like a bible or Torah.

Sanskrit
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the Ancient Indian language.
Sanskrit was used in the ancient times.

Brahman
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caste
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File:Pyramid of Caste system in India.png

A class or group of Hinduism.
Caste is life caticuism in the catholic religion.

reincarnation
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The belief or repeating life.
They believe that when you die you repeat your life again based on karma.

pilgrimage
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The journey to somewhere holy.
Pilgrimage is like the pilgrims that came to America.

Buddhism
Buddhism:  Siddhartha Gautama
Buddhism: Siddhartha Gautama

A religion founded by Siddhartha.
Buddhism is another one of India's big religion.

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A Sanskrit word meaning enlightened.
Getting Buddha is a good thing in the Buddhism religion.

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A prince who founded Buddhism.
Prince Siddhartha also founded the word Buddha

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A person who gives up worldly pleasure.
Ascetic is not a good thing in this religion.

alms
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Money or other stuff donated to the poor.
Alms is almost like how we have all of the donations in America.

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Gaining spiritual insight and finding universal truth.
Enlightenment is a great thing when it comes to this religion.

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The state of happiness and peace.
Nirvana is a goal you want to get to.

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Being united or being a whole.
Unification is the name of some churches.

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The empire in India lasting from 322 to 187 B.C.E.
the Mauryan empire was alter turned into the Gupta empire later on.

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A command almost like a law.
Edicts are thing you want to follow.

monks
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A member of religious order.
Monks are especially famous in Europe.