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Subcontinent


A large amount of land that is just smaller than a continent but not big enough.

Monsoon

A huge wind that brings alot of rain to asia in the sumer.

Plateau

A huge amount of land that is raised obove the the land around it.

Glaciers

A huge amount of ice that slowly slides over land.

Hinduism

india first huge religion.

Dharma

A basic belief of hindus.

Brahman

in hinduism a power or force that everything is a part of.

deity

in hinduism the forms that represent the qualities of brahman.

karma

In hinduism the bileif that how a person lives will effect thier next life.

samsara

In hinduism the beleif of the cycle of birth death and rebirth.

Vedas

A bunch of hindus sacred writings.

Sanskrit

A languige of india.

Brahman (ism)

An ancient indian religion which the brahmans are the dominant class.

caste

A group in hindu society.

reincarnation

The beleif that a persons soul is reborn into another body.

pilgrimage

A trip to a holy place.

Buddhism

A religion of india that was begun by buddha.

Buddha

A man originally named siddhartha Gauama who lived in india a long time ago.

Prince Siddhartha



ascetic

A person who gives up worldly pleasures.

alms

Goods given to the poor.

Enlightenment



Nirvana

A state of happyness and peace.

Unification

To bring all the people together.

Mauryan Empire

An empire that grew in india.

edicts

A command like a law.

monk