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Subcontinent



a large part of a continent.
india is one of the many subcontinents all over the world.
Monsoon

a seasonal wind in the south and southeast of asia.
monsoon mostly happens in india, bangladesh, and pakistan
Plateau

an area with high ground
a lot of plateau is in asia
Glaciers

a slowly moving river with mostly ice
a lot of glaciers are by mount everest
Hinduism

a big religion and culture of south africa
many people in india are hindu
dharma

one belief found in hinduism
there are many different traditions in the hindu religion
Brahman

a member of the highest hindu caste system
some of these people are priests
deity

a god or goddess
the deity comes from ancient greece
karma

a belief in india that determains what happens to you in the after life
it is what the good and evil has done.
samsara

it is they cycle of birth death and rebirth
peoles soul will go into a new human or even an animal
Vedas

it was an important india sacred text
there are many rules in the vedau
Sanskrit
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it is an acient india language
a lot of people spoke it many years to go but not today
Brahman

a member of the highest hindu caste system
some of these people are priests
caste

a group in the hindu society
the caste system can also be a class
reincarnation

the belief that after someone dies they are orn into a new body
it takes many times to get out of this cycle
pilgrimage

a journey to the holy place
many people want to go to the holy place
Buddhism

it is one of the main religions in india
the tradition was founded by prince siddartha
Buddha

a sacred word meaning enlightment
it was the name given to prince siddartha on the night he reachted enlightment
Prince Siddhartha

he was the person who founded the religion buddhism
pince siddhartha became buddah on his 35th birthday
ascetic

a person who gives up a worthy pleasure
prince siddhartha became an ascetic
alms

money or food given to poor people
it is also donations
Enlightenment

the state of gaining spiritual insight and finding universal truth.
it is the goal of buddhist
Nirvana

a state of happiness and peace
there is no suffering or harm in nirvana
Unification

the process of getting made into a whole
it can also be the process of being united
Mauryan Empire

it was a power in ancient india
it was ruled by the Mauryan dynasty
edicts

a command that is obeyed like a law
king Ashoka made the edicts because he wanted his community to follow these laws
monks

a member of a religious community
monks are mostly men













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