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Subcontinent



A large piece of land but smaller than a country.
I think it is bigger than a state about a size of a region.
Monsoon

A strong wind that brings rain to Asia in the summer.
I have only experienced monsoon once and it is awful.
Plateau

A flat land above sea level.
I live on a plateau.
Glaciers

Big chunks of ice.
I heard the glaciers are melting.
Hinduism

A popular religion in India.
I am Hinduism, I follow there gods.
Dharma

A major belief in Hinduism and multiple religions.
I am a firm dharma believer.
Brahman

A ancient ritual.
I participate in this every weekend.
deity

A god.
I believe in multiple deitys.
karma

The good and evil that decides there status in the next life.
I hope my karma is good.
samsara

The proceesc of becoming a mortal creature
I one day ll become samsara.
Vedas

A collection of ancient writings viewed scared by lots of people.
I saw the writing one day it was awesome.
Sanskrit

An ancient language.
I speak Sanskrit fluently.
Brahman

The high priest.
The brahman teaches the lesson.
caste

A class or group.
I am part of the middle cast.
reincarnation

The belief in getting reborn.
I do good things now to be reborn into a better life this is called reincarnation.
pilgrimage

A journey to a holy place.
I will not stop my pilgrimage.
Buddhism

The belief in reaching enlighten though nirvana.
I am a mayor follower in Buddhism.
Buddha

A Sanskrit word meaning enlighten.
One day I will meet the Buddha.
Prince Siddhartha

The creator of Buddhism.
I once thought that I could meet prince Siddbhartha , then I found he died 300 years ago oops.
ascetic

A person that gives up worldly pleasure.
I gave up the pleasure of eating.
alms

Donations to the poor.
I donate 12% of my money a year!
Enlightenment

Gaining spiritual insight and truth.
I one day will reach enlightenment.
Nirvana

A state of peace and happiness.
I always hop I have nirvana.
Unification



Mauryan Empire

A empire that lasted over 150 years.
I went and saw the Mauryan empire ruins when I was little.
edicts

A law.
In my religion there are lots of laws called edicts.
monks

person that gives stuff up for religous porpuses.
I have never see an monk.