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Subcontinent


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Big amount of land but not as big as a continent.
India is a subcontinent.
Monsoon
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A strong wind that brings rain.
I was in the middle of a mansoon
Plateau
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A flat elevated land
In live on a plateau.
Glaciers
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A big mass of ice.
I saw a huge glacier
Hinduism
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One of the world religions.
People around the world believe in Hinduism.
Dharma
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A belief of Hindu people.
Dharma is interesting to learn about.
Brahman
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A belief about supreme power.
Brahman is very important to Hindu people.
deity
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People that are being worshiped.
I believe in many deities.
karma
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Says how to live.
My karma is to be a farmer.
samsara
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The circle of birth, life, death, and rebirth
I have been born many times because of Samsara.
Vedas
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all of the Hindu writings.
The vedas are very sacred.
Sanskrit
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A form of writing.
I learned how to write in sanskrit.
Brahman (ism)
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a religious belief.
I believe in Brahmanism.
caste
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The system that tells peoples social class.
I am ranked very high in the caste system.
reincarnation
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The belief that a soul rises back up after death
my soul rose back up after death
pilgrimage
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trip to a holy place
I took a pilgrimage.
Buddhism
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A religion
Prince Siddhartha started Buddhism.
Buddha
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A mas who was enlightened.
I am a Buddha.
Prince Siddhartha
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The man who started Buddhism.
I am prince Siddhartha.
ascetic
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A person who gives up wealth.
I am an ascetic.
alms
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Something given to the poor
I gave alms.
Enlightenment
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A state of being.
I have been enlightened.
Nirvana
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State of happiness.
I am nivarna.
Unification
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To make a whole.
The united states is unified.
Mauryan Empire
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An empire in India.
I live in the Mauryan Empire.
edicts
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A command that should be obeyed.
There are many edicts around the world.
monk
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A religios person who spends their life to practice a religion.

I am a monk