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Subcontinent‚Äč
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A country almost completely surrounded by water.
India is a subcontinent in Asia.
Monsoon
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Very heavy rains that happen yearly.
Monsoons don't happen in the USA.
Plateau
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A tall and flat area of land.
Plateau's are in many country's.
Glaciers
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Huge clifs made of ice.
There are Glaciers in the North pole.
Hinduism
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The religion Hindu's practice.
Hinduism is the major religion in India.
Dharma
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The way you should live.
Hindu's follow dharma.
Brahman
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The creator of everything.
Brahaman controlls everything.
deity
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One of the Hibru's gods.
Hibru's belive in Deaties.
karma
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The way someone lives.
If you have good karma you'll have a good afterlife.
samsara
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The cycle of birth death and reburth.
Hibru's belive in samsara.
Vedas
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A holy book for Hindu's
Veda's is like the Bible or the Torah.
Sanskrit
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A type of writing.
Hebrus used to use Sandscrit.
caste
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Your social class.
There's somthing called a caste system.
reincarnation
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The afterlife.
When you die you get reincarnated.
pilgrimage
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Many people from another country moving to another country.
Ther was a pilgramige in the USA.
Buddhism
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The teachings of the Buddah.
Many people practace Buddhism.
Buddha
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The person who reached Enlitenment.
Buddah is very very well known.
Prince Siddhartha
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The prince who became the Buddah.
Prince Sadahartha became the Buddah.
ascetic
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A person that gave up all there belongings.
Prince Sadahartha became an ascetic.
alms
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To give somthing to someone.
Buddah gave alms.
Enlitenmant
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Complete happyness
The Budah reached enlightenment.
Nirvana
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When someone won't be reborn anymore.
What happens when you reach Nirvana?
Unification

When someone doesn't get reancarnated anymore.
Budah reached Unifacation.
Mauryan Empire
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King Ashoka's Empire.
The Maurtan Empire thrived until Ashoka died.
edicts
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King Ashoka's rules.
King Ashoka made people follw his Edicts.
monk
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