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Subcontinent

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a landmass such as india that is a great size but smaller than a continent
a sub continent is bigger than a country but smaller than a continent
Monsoon
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a strong wind that brings heavy rain to southern asia in the summer
a monsoon is kind of like a very small hurricane
Plateau
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a flat area of land that is elevated or rised above the land around it
a plateau is like a hill with a flat ground at the top
Glaciers
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a hug mass of ice that slowly slides over a land area
its a block of ice that hit the titanic
Hinduism
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indias first major religion
the hindu people have 5 pillars of faith
Dharma
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one of the basic beliefs of hinduism that stands for law obligation and duty
dharma tells you how to live a good life
Brahman
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in hinduism the one supreme power or devine force that everything is a part of
many people believe in brahman for the hindu religion
deity
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in hinduism the forms that represent the various qualities of Brahman
deitys are like kings
karma
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in hinduism the belief that how a person lives will affect their next life
karma is if your good your next life will be good. but if your bad it wont be good.
samsara
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in hinduism the belief in a continuous cycle of birth, death, and rebirth
to escape samsara you must live a good life
Vedas
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a collection of hindy sacred writings
vedas are like folders but hold saccred wriitings
Sanskrit
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an ancient language of india
sanskrit is what they speak
Brahmanism
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an ancient indian relgion in which the brahmins are the dominant class
brahminism is good for people because they are the dominant class
caste
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a class, or group in hindu society
caste system is like a pyramid
because there is more pariah they have a bigger space and since theyre are less brahmins they have less space
reincarnation
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the belief that a person's soul is reborn into a new body after death
incarnation is like samsara but you cant escape it
pilgrimage
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a journey to a holy place
pilgrimage is like a vacation to your culture
Buddhism
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a religion of india begun by prince siddhartha or the buddha
buddhism is when you give up alot of things
Buddha
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a man originally named siddhartha gautama who lived in india from about 563 to 483 bc and began the religion of buddhism
buddha started when prince siddhartha saw a battle field and changed to buddhism and gave up his royalty
Prince Siddhartha
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prince siddhartha is a man who started buddhism
ascetic
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a person who gives up worldly pleasures
an ascetic is someone who doesnt believe in anything
alms
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goods given to the poor
alms are things you give to people of a lower class
Enlightenment
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enlightenment is like nirvana and just having silence
Nirvana
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an ideal state of happiness and peace
nirvana is when you are always happy and are never mad for long
Unification
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the merging of chinese government and culture that occurred during the regin of qin shihuangdi
unification is like migration
Mauryan Empire

an empire that flourished in india from about 322 ti 187 b.c.e
the mauryan empire is a huge empire that was in india
edicts
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a command that is obeyed like a law
edicts are like laws

monk

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what i think it is=
subcontinent=buddhism.org
monsoon=time.com
plateau=traveladventurs.org
glaciers=destination360.com
hinduism=jain.8k.com
dharma=seanrobsville.blogspot.com
brahman=yourworldreligions.blogspot.com
deity=examiner.com
karma=builttoinspire.com
samsara=thegreatintregator.com
vedas=chakranews.com
sanskrit=tattoomixer
brahmanism=realmagick.com
caste=englisharoundtheworld.blogspot.com
reincarnation=hinduinthemaking.blogspot.com
pilgrimage=saintalbanconfirmation.wordpress.com
buddhism=history-of-china.com