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Subcontinent

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A landmass that is big but smaller than a continent.
India is considerd a subcontinent.
Monsoon
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A strong wind that brings heavy wind to southern Aisa in the summer.
When i went to Aisa i got cought in a monsoon.
Plateau
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A flat airea that is raised from the land around it.
I live on a plateau.
Glaciers
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A huge mass of ice that slowly slides over a peace of land.
I here that glaciers can be vary dangeous.
Hinduism
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Indias first major religion.
One of my best friends is Hinduism.
Dharma
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One of Hinduisms basic belief.
My friend has to practice dharma.
Brahman
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The supream power in Hinduism.
Brahman is the supream power of Hindu.
deity
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The various qualities of dharma.
Deities in Hinduism are the forms of the dharma.
karma
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The afect of a persons after life.
you need good karma to have a good after life.
samsara
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The belife of a cycle for birth death and rebirth.
It good to have Samsara.
Vedas
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Hindu secred writings.
I think it would be cool to see some vedas.
Sanskrit
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An ancent language of India.
It would be fun to learn to talk in Sanskrit.
Brahman (ism)
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An ancient India religion.
In Brahmanism Brahmans are the domait class.
caste
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A class in Hindu socity.
The cast system has died down sence Gadafie.
reincarnation

The beliefe that apersons soul is reborn after death.
I believe in reincarnation.
pilgrimage
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A journey to a holy place.
A pilgrimage sounds like a long trip.
Buddhism
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A religion formed by the budda.
Buddhism is a vary strict religon.
Buddha
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A man who began the religon of buddhism.
The buddha was orginly a prince.
Prince Siddhartha

A prince who once became the buddha.
Prince Siddhartha became the buddha.
ascetic
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A person who gives
up every thing.
Ascetics give up every thing to be on the path of enlightenment.
alms
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Goods given to the poor.
Prince Siddhartha gave alms to lots of peole.
Enlightenment
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To become on the path when you never stop
samsara.
Lots of people want to be on the path of enlightenment.
Nirvana
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A state of happiness.
Nirvana is a good place to be.
Unification
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The merging of something.
The merging of chineese govenment and culture occurred durning the regin of Qin Shihuangdi.
Mauryan Empire

An empire that flurshed in india .
He was there from 322 to 18777 B.C.E.
edicts

A comand that is obayed like a law.
Texting and driving is a edicts.
monk
A holy man who gives up his life for religion.
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