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Subcontinent

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a land that is big but smaller than a continent
india is a subcontenite of asia
Monsoon
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a strong that blows heavy rain
monsoon over flos the brahmaputra rivers banks
Plateau
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a flat area of land
plateau is like a hill on flat grounds
Glaciers
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huge ice that slides on land
hills were formed by glaciers long ago in the ice age
Hinduism
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indias first big religion
india major religion and beliefs
Dharma
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stands for laws and obedience
people have good darma and it will affect there after lifes
Brahman
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hindus main god
brahman is one of there only worships
deity
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people held in high demand
people think of them as really holy
karma
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live that will effect there next lives
good and bad karma can effect your life
samsara
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cycle of death birth and rebirth
karma effects your samsara is you are good or bad
Vedas
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all indias sacred writings
scientists collect all of the vedas
Sanskrit
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an acient language of india
people in india talk sanskrit
Brahman (ism)
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brahmins dominant classes
priests are in the dominant class
caste
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a class or group
hindu has many classes of caste
reincarnation
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the belief of the soul being reborn
people thought that a body is reborn after death
pilgrimage
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going some where to a holy place
when people journey to a holy place
Buddhism
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religion begun by buddha
based on teachings of buddha
Buddha
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a man named siddhartha guatama
the buddha is the awakend one
Prince Siddhartha
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prince of india
the kings son of india
ascetic
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some one that gives up there pleasures
ascetic people have to give up all there wants
alms
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goods for the poor
people should do alms for the poor
Enlightenment
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A state where you attain nirvana.
The Buddha achieved enlightment on the day of his 35th birthday.



Nirvana
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an ideal state of happiness and peace
got nirvana on his birthday
Unification
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the emerging of there goverment
india was unified by the king
Mauryan Empire
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a secrete empire
was a really high powerd empire
edicts
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a command that is like a law
made edicts while he was in charge
monk
monk_levi.jpga holy man monk people practice there religion alot