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Subcontinent

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A very big counry
India is a subcontinent.
Monsoon
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A heavy rain that happens in India.
The monsoon is extremly to India.
Plateau
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A large flat land.
The Deccan Plateau is in India.
Glaciers
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Large pecies of ice that cover land.
Large glaciers coverd the Earth.
Hinduism
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The polytheistic religion that started in India.
Hinduism is the main religion in India.
Dharma
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Hindu laws on how to live.
Good Dharma means good Karma!
Brahman
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The Hindu god.
Brahman has many faces.
deity
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The "faces" of Brahman.
If you go to India, you miht see a lot of shines to deitys.
karma
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It judges what you will be next after Samsara.
Karma is very important to Hindus.
samsara
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Reincartion
After Samsara you are born again.
Vedas
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The Hindu "Bible"
I saw the Vedas at my Hindu frends house.
Sanskrit
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An old Indian language.
I wonder what Sanskrit looked like.
Brahman (ism)
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An old vesion of Hinduism.
I wonder if there are still some Brahmanist today.
caste
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Hindu social stucture.
My family is very high up in the caste.
reincarnation
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Rebirth
Reincarnation is like Samsara.
pilgrimage
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A journey Hindus make to feel more connected will Brahman.
Are you going to make a pilgrimage next week?
Buddhism
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The main religion in China.
Buddism is polytheisic.
Buddha
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The master of happiness.
Prince Siddhartha is the Buddha.
Prince Siddhartha
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The Buddha.
Prince Siddhartha turn into the Buddha under the Bodhi tree.
ascetic
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An extrem Buddist
Prince Siddhartha was once an ascetic.
alms
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Gifts given to the poor.
I saw an ascetic asking for alms.
Enlightenment
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Spritual knowledge.
Monk seek enlightenment.
Nirvana
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Prefect happiness
"I hope I reach Nirvana!" said Leah
Unification
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Bringing together.
The Mauryan Empire was apart of the first unification of India.
Mauryan Empire

The powerful emprie that unified India.
The Mauryan Empire was amazingly powerful.
edicts
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Unoffical laws
I saw an edict on the wall at the supermarket.
monk
monks_Rachel_H..jpg An extrem religious person. Do you know any monks?
Glaciers: http://www.google.com/search?q=glacier+national+park&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=GSMnT5WBK8negQeE7rmHCQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CEAQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=glaciers&oq=glaciers&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=212348l215546l0l216092l12l9l0l0l0l0l312l1123l0.3.1.1l5l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=caa1c2700357b4f1&biw=1024&bih=386 Hinduism: http://www.google.com/search?q=glacier+national+park&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=GSMnT5WBK8negQeE7rmHCQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CEAQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=hinduism&oq=hind&aq=0&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=c&gs_upl=619622l634130l0l637827l16l16l7l0l0l1l312l1185l0.4.1.1l7l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=caa1c2700357b4f1&biw=1024&bih=386 Dharma: http://www.google.com/search?q=glacier+national+park&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=GSMnT5WBK8negQeE7rmHCQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CEAQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=dharma&oq=dharma&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=1000117l1190484l2l1192200l10l10l2l0l0l1l531l2247l0.3.2.2.0.1l8l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=caa1c2700357b4f1&biw=1024&bih=386 Brahman Hindu god: http://www.google.com/search?q=brahman&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=hHQoT6bQMuOGsgK6_PzbAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CCAQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=brahman+hindu+god&oq=brahman+hi&aq=0&aqi=g4g-S1g-sS1g-S3g-mS1&aql=&gs_sm=c&gs_upl=335525l397442l4l399501l13l13l5l0l0l0l484l1778l0.5.2.0.1l8l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Deities: http://www.google.com/search?q=brahman&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=hHQoT6bQMuOGsgK6_PzbAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CCAQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=deities&oq=deities&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=626311l660460l6l663767l23l23l16l1l1l1l281l1138l0.5.1l6l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Caste: http://www.google.com/search?q=brahman&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=hHQoT6bQMuOGsgK6_PzbAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CCAQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=caste&oq=caste&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=s&gs_upl=506116l533852l0l536177l20l20l10l0l0l0l421l2309l0.5.0.3.1l10l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Edicts: http://www.google.com/search?q=edicts&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=fYAoT6qFHY382gWf5Z3fAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386 Buddha: http://www.google.com/search?q=edicts&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=fYAoT6qFHY382gWf5Z3fAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=buddha&oq=buddha&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=205718l210678l0l212129l9l9l0l0l0l0l515l1639l1.3.2.5-1l8l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Buddhism: http://www.google.com/search?q=edicts&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=fYAoT6qFHY382gWf5Z3fAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=buddhism&oq=buddhi&aq=0&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=c&gs_upl=221396l222410l0l225452l2l2l0l0l0l0l905l1076l0.1.6-1l2l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Prince Siddhartha: http://www.google.com/search?q=edicts&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=fYAoT6qFHY382gWf5Z3fAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&biw=1024&bih=386&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=prince+siddhartha&oq=prince+siddhartha&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&gs_sm=s&gs_upl=0l0l1l2387l0l0l0l0l0l0l0l0ll0l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2 Ascetic: http://www.google.com/search?q=edicts&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=fYAoT6qFHY382gWf5Z3fAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=ascetic&oq=ascetic&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=953708l960214l0l961524l16l13l0l1l1l1l375l1449l0.4.2.1l8l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Karma: http://www.google.com/search?q=karma&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=D6QoT_-kJ8mhsQKUq63dAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBsQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386 Enlightenment: http://www.google.com/search?q=karma&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=D6QoT_-kJ8mhsQKUq63dAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBsQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=enlightenment&oq=enligh&aq=0&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=c&gs_upl=573750l579303l0l581409l9l9l0l0l0l0l343l1358l0.2.3.1l7l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Alms for the poor: http://www.google.com/search?q=karma&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=D6QoT_-kJ8mhsQKUq63dAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBsQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=alms+for+the+poor&oq=alms+&aq=0&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=c&gs_upl=38251l38251l2l41465l1l1l0l0l0l0l266l266l2-1l1l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Unification: http://www.google.com/search?q=karma&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=D6QoT_-kJ8mhsQKUq63dAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBsQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=unification&oq=unification&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=s&gs_upl=336544l370896l4l374234l39l39l18l5l5l1l297l2498l0.8.4l12l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Samsara: http://www.google.com/search?q=samsara&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=ebYoT_OJE4Wi2gXks_zeAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CCgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386 Vedas: http://www.google.com/search?q=samsara&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=ebYoT_OJE4Wi2gXks_zeAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CCgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=vedas&oq=vedas&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=252767l259881l0l261363l9l8l0l0l0l0l374l1700l0.1.2.3l6l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Monsoon: http://www.google.com/search?q=monsoon&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=GrcoT7CrA6242QXJpZHjAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBUQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386 Subcontinent: http://www.google.com/search?q=monsoon&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=GrcoT7CrA6242QXJpZHjAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBUQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=subcontinent&oq=subcontinent&aq=f&aqi=g9&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=245346l257389l0l258747l15l15l0l4l4l0l390l2152l0.2.3.3l9l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Nirvana hindu: http://www.google.com/search?q=samsara&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=ebYoT_OJE4Wi2gXks_zeAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CCgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=nirvana+hindu&oq=nirvana+hin&aq=0&aqi=g2g-S7g-mS1&aql=&gs_sm=c&gs_upl=11997l16068l0l18518l4l4l0l0l0l0l312l967l0.2.1.1l4l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Pilgrimage: http://www.google.com/search?q=samsara&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=ebYoT_OJE4Wi2gXks_zeAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CCgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=pilgrimage&oq=pigrim&aq=1s&aqi=g-s10&aql=&gs_sm=c&gs_upl=425787l433509l2l437347l13l11l2l0l0l1l577l1967l0.5.1.1.0.1l9l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Plateau: http://www.google.com/search?q=monsoon&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=GrcoT7CrA6242QXJpZHjAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBUQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=plateau&oq=plateau&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=652793l691762l0l693306l24l24l8l1l1l1l358l2728l0.3.2.5l11l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Monks: http://www.google.com/search?q=monsoon&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=GrcoT7CrA6242QXJpZHjAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBUQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=monkS&oq=monkS&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=136048l136048l4l137452l1l1l0l0l0l0l328l328l3-1l1l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Sanskrit: http://www.google.com/search?q=sanskrit&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvnsbr&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=_r0oT-PKGtGRgQew1IH6BA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386 Brahmanism: http://www.google.com/search?q=samsara&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=ebYoT_OJE4Wi2gXks_zeAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CCgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=brahmanism&oq=brahmanism&aq=f&aqi=g6g-S4&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=381074l389951l6l391277l14l14l1l1l1l0l343l1764l0.3.3.2l9l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386 Reincarnation: http://www.google.com/search?q=monsoon&hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=GrcoT7CrA6242QXJpZHjAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBUQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=386#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS437&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=reincarnation+hinduism&oq=rencar&aq=3s&aqi=g-s10&aql=&gs_sm=c&gs_upl=1981l190180l8l195562l11l11l4l0l0l0l296l1325l0.3.3l7l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=322bddc56de6a2&biw=1024&bih=386