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Subcontinent

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A country that is surrounded by bodies of water.
India is a subcontinent
Monsoon
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The great rainfall by India in spring.
India has a monsoon in spring.
Plateau
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A flat area.
India has a plateau o the south.
Glaciers
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Big icy rock.
There is many glaciers in Antartica.
Hinduism
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A polythestic religion that belevies in birth, death, and rebirth.
Mostly Hinduism is located in India.
Dharma
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Law, obligation, and duty in the Hindu religion,
One of the basic belefis is Dharma in Hindu.
Brahman
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The God of everything in Hindu.
Most of the Hindus belive in Brahman.
deity
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The Gods that are Brahman, but in diffrent forms.
There is 3 deitys in Hindu.
karma
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The belevie in how a person lives will effect there next life.
You have to have a good karma in order to have a good next life.
samsara
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The belief of birth, death, and rebith.
I think this the main belief in Hindu.
Vedas
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Collection of writing in Hindu.
People who belive in Hindu use this.
Sanskrit
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Old language in ancient India.
People used this in ancient times.
Brahman (ism)
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An ancient Indian religion.
Brahmanism is and old religion.
caste
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A class in Hindu.
Everybody in the Hindu has some kind of duty in their life that is part of the caste system
reincarnation
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A persons soul in a diffrent body after their death.
Recarnation is part of the Hindu religion.
pilgrimage
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Journey to a holy place.
I went for a pilgrimage to Czestochowa were my mom and dad got married.
Buddhism
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The religion started by Prince Siddhartha.
The main country for Buddism is China.
Buddha
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Is Prince Siddhartha
The Buddha is the one who started Buddism.
Prince Siddhartha
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The Buddha.
Prince Siddhartha is the Buddha.
ascetic
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A person who gives up everything for other people.
The Buddha was an ascetic.
alms
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Stuff given to the poor.
Poor people get lots of alms.
Enlightenment
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The time when you become the chosen one (Buddha)
The Buddha reached enlighment
Nirvana
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State of happieness.
I wish in can be in nirvana.
Unification
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A time when everything is one.
India was unified by King Ashoka
Mauryan Empire
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The empire ruled by the Mauryan family.
King Ashoka ruled the Mauryan Empire.
edicts
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Ancient billboards.
King Ashoka used these to spread Buddism.
monk
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