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Subcontinent

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It is a landmass.It is big but smaller than a continent.
Indiais a landmass.
Monsoon
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Its a wind that carrys and heavy rain.
Southern Asia recives it in the summer.
Plateau
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A flat land that is higher then the ones around it.
There is the Deccan Plateau in India.
Glaciers
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A big piece of ice tha is over a land.
There are glaciers in very cold and snowy places.
Hinduism
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It's a relgion in India.
In India alot of people are Hinduism,
Dharma
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You have to do do your duties and obligation.
Dharma is a very important belief in Hinduism.
Brahman
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It is the one superm power used in buddism.
Everything is apart of Brahman.
deity
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Are gods in Hinduism.
There are multiply gods in India.They pray to them almost every day.
karma
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It is how a person will impact on there after life.
Hindus need to do all of there duties and what they are told to get a good after life.
samsara
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It is the cycle of birth,dealth, and rebirth.
You can break you samsara if you follow everything you need and are told to do.
Vedas
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A collection of sacred writings.
vedas is a book of special writting to hindu people.
Sanskrit
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a languague of india.
Its writing used in books.
Brahman (ism)
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An ancient religion the brahmans are in the dominat class.
Brahmanism was an ancient religon in India.
caste
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A class in the hindu society.
There were 5 socail castes in Hinduism.
reincarnation
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That a persons soul is reborn in a new body after death.
Hindus believe in reincarnation.
pilgrimage
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A quest to a religous place
Some people go to Mecca.
Buddhism
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The religion started by the prince saddartha
Prince saddartha or the buddha wanted to make a new way of living
Buddha
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His real name was Prince Siddhartha.
He started budism in India.
Prince Siddha
rtha
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Was a wealthy Prince in a royal life.
He was in a royal ife and then he wanted to be an asetic.
ascetic
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A peson who gives up their joy
Prince Siddhartha saw an ascetic on the street.
alms
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things given to the poor.
The Prince kept a bowl for alms.
Enlightenm
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The buddha wanted enlightment to come to him.
He waited under the Bodhi tree untill enlightment came to him.
Nirvana
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The state of happiness and peace.
Hindus wanted Nirvana.
Unification
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Bringing togther two different things.
There was a unification with the chinese government.
Mauryan Emp
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Chandragupta built the empire in the 320's B.C.E
He had a strong empire and a harsh rule.
edicts
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an is order that followed like a law
Asoka took a pole or a bar and wrote edicts on them.
monk
monk_hadley.jpgA religious man.
Monks live in monasteries.


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