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Subcontinent

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It is big landmass but smaller than a continent.

India is a subcontinent.

Monsoon
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A heavy rain created by strong wind that happens in southern Asia.

In the summer india has monsoons.

Plateau
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Land that is flat but is higher than the ground around it.

The Deccan Plateau is found in southern Asia.

Glaciers +
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A slowly moving mass of ice that covers a large area of land.

In the Himalaya Mountains you can find glaciers that supplies fresh water to India rivers.

Hinduism
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The major religion that is practiced in India.

Hinduism is a religion.

Dharma
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A belief in Hinduism that focus on law, obligation, and duty.

Dharma is a important belief that Hindus follow.

Brahman
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In Hinduism Brahman is a supreme power that is greater than all other gods.

Brahman exists forever believe Hindus.

deity
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A god.

Everyone has to worship their deity.

karma
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A Hindu thought that someone's behavior affects their next life.

Karma helps decide which social class Hindu people are born into.

samsara

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A cycle of life that includes birth, death, and rebirth.

The samsara is a cycle of birth, death, and rebirth.

Vedas
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It is a Hindu holy writings.

The Hindu Vedas is similar to the Bible.

Sanskrit

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An ancient Indian language.

The Vedas are written Sanskrit.

Brahman
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Brahmanism is an Indian religion based on nature and social class.

A caste system is one of the basic beliefs of Brahmanism.

caste
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A caste system divides Hindu society into 4 social classes.

In the caste system Brahmins are the highest class.

reincarnation
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Reincarnation is a cycle of life, death, rebirth.

When I die I want to be reincarnated a newscaster.

pilgrimage
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A trip to a sacred place.

The Hindus take a pilgrimage to the Ganges river.

Buddhism
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Another religion in India.

Buddhism is a religion founded by Prince Siddhartha.

Buddha
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Buddha is Prince Siddhartha that lived in india and started Buddhism.

Buddha is Prince Siddhartha.

Prince Siddhartha
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Prince Siddhartha had sufferings but then he new how to give it up suffering.

Prince Siddhartha is a kind leader and tought outher people.

ascetic

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giving up everything.

Prince Sibbhartha got mad so he went to the dark forest and ascetic.

alms
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Alms are a good gift of stuff.

Siddhartha took of his Jewels and put on a simple robe and took .

Enlightenment
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A knowledge of deep truth.

Buddhism is based on enlightenment.

Nirvana +
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Nirvana is happy and peace.

A worm summer day on the patio is Nirvana for me.

Unification
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Bringing two societies together.

india is baste on Unification.

Mauryan Empire
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The leader that accomplished unification.

Mauryan Empire took over Indai

edicts
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A order follow by the law.

The Edicts is follow the speed limit.

monk

A holy man who practice its religious.

A monk is at a temple.

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