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Subcontinent

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A big land mass that has great size but smaller continent
Here is a subcontinent in asia.
Monsoon
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A wind that brings heavy rain.
There is a monsoon happening in asia now.
Plateau
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A steep land based area that is flat and long.
There are many plateaus over in this area.
Glaciers
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A giant piece of ice that sometimes may float or may be just buried in the water.
There are many glaciers in antartica.
Hinduism
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India's first major religion.
These people have a religion and it is called hinduism.
Dharma
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One of the most simple beliefs in hinduism history.
These people believe in dharma.
Brahman
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A ancient man who the hindu's believed in and prayed to.
these poeple pray to brahman every night.
deity
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A form that represents various quility's of Brahman.
These people have been bieving in diety.
karma
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The belief in hinduism when you do something bad something bad will happen to you in your second life.
These many people believe in karma and how it effects people.
samsara
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The elief in a contious cicle of birth that never ends till you stop it.
These many people here believe in samsara and the effects.
Vedas
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A collection of hindu writing and sacred items.
These people beileve iin these Vedas.
Sanskrit
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An acient language of india.
These people over here are reading from sanskirts.
Brahman (ism)
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A very ancient religion that was believed by many people.
Many people these day now believe Brahmanism.
caste
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A class, or group, in hindu society.
There where many caste back ini the day when hindu was really believed.
reincarnation
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The belief of people being re birthed.
Many people who believed in Hindu believed in reincarnation.
pilgrimage
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A jorney to a holy place.
Many people hae believed in Pilgrimage
Buddhism
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A religion begun m=by a famous Prince.
Have you ever believed in Buddhism.
Buddha
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A famous man who was preyed to and given beliefs to.
Do you have a mini buddha statue in your house.
Prince Siddhartha
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The famous man who had discovered buddhism.
Did you know that Prince siddhartha discovered buddhism.
ascetic
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A person who gives up important items.
These people believe in ascentic.
alms
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Good given to the poor.
I gave the poor some alms.
Enlightenment
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To be relieved from death.
These people were Enlightenment.
Nirvana
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An ideal state of happieness and peace.
These people have been Nirvana.
Unification
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The merging of two things merging to gether.
China and the u.s.a had a Unification.
Mauryan Empire
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An empire from 322 -187 b.c.e
This was a mauryan empire years ago.
edicts
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A command that is obeyed like a law.
this people will follow the edicts.
monk
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