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Subcontinent
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A landmass, that is great of size but smaller than the continent
india is a very great subcontinent.
Monsoon
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a strong wind that brings heavy rain to southern asia in the summer
alot of times in southern asia there is a monsoon.
Plateau
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a flat area of land that is elevated or raised above the land around it
alot of times when i go to other countries i see plateaus.
Glaciers
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a huge mass of ice that slowly slides over a land area
when you would go into a very icey area you would see glaciers.
Hinduism
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india first great religion
india had a very important religion and that was called hinduism
Dharma
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one of the basics beliefs of hinduism that stands for law, obligation, and duty
in hinduism everyone believes in the law of dharma.
Brahman
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in hinduism,the one supreme power or divine force
in hinduism brahman is the one supreme ruler.
deity
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the forms that represent of the varoius qualities of brahman
alot of people have deity diffrent faces of brahman.
karma
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the belief that how a person lives will effect their next life
karma is what people want to have good of.
samsara
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the belief in a continous cycle of birth, death, and rebirth
the hinduism belief in the cycle of birth,death, and rebirth vthat is called samsara.
Vedas
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a collection of hindu sacred writings
historions collect alot of vedas or sacred texts.
Sanskrit
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a ancient languge of india
the people india use a thing called sanskrit thats the ancient languge.
Brahman (ism)
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for hindus the one supreme ruler that everything is apart of
brahman is the one supreme ruler that is apart of everything.
caste

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a class or group in hindu society
the class in hinduism is called the caste.
reincarnation
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the belief that a persons soul is reborn into a new body after death.
reinvarnation is whaen people think that when you die your soul goes into another body.
pilgrimage

a jorney to a holy place
a pilgrimige is when people would travel to holy places.
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a religion of india that was started by prince siddhartha, or the buddha
india most basic religion is called buddhism.
Buddha
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a man real name siddhartha gautama who lived in india
budha was one of the people had believed in buddhism.
Prince Siddhartha
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prince sidhartha a prince that was also name buddha
prince sidhartha was a person who always wanted to reach enlightenment.
ascetic
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a person who gives up wordly pleasures
people should want to be an ascetic if they want to reach enligtenment.
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good given to poor
people should always been nice and alms.
Enlightenment
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to reach happiness
people if they want to be happy they should try to reach enligtenment.
Nirvana
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an ideal state of happines
nirvana is a very good way to reach happiness.
Unification
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to make into something
people are always doing unifacation.
Mauryan Empire
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an empire that florished in india
mauryan empire was the strongest empire in india most likely because of there strong army.
edicts
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a command that is obeyed by the law
the edicts are the things that the peole must follow.
monk
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a holy man that devores his life to wholy practice.

thhe peole that make there life holy are called monk.