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SUBCONTINENT
A large land mass that juts out from a continent (India for example)
MONSOON
Strong winds that blow across the region at certain times of the year.
CITADEL
Fortress
MIGRATE
To move from one area to another (The Aryans did this from their homelands to central Asia.)
CASTE
A class into which people are put, like upper or lower class.
AVATAR
The many gods or goddesses that that the Hindus worship.
REINCARNATION
A rebirth of the soul
DHARMA
The religious or moral duties of each person.
AHIMSA
Nonviolence- an idea of the Hindu people.
BRAHMA
A Hindu god who is known as the Creator-they can be in the form of people or animals-born froma golden egg.
VISHNU
A Hindu god known as the Preserver
SHIVA
A Hindu god known as the Destroyer
MEDITATE
To think deeply about sacred things.
NIRVANA
This is lasting peace.
MISSIONARY
A person who spreads his/her religious beliefs to others
SIDDHARTHA GAUTAMA
A young man who gave up his life of ease to find the cause of human suffering.
ABSOLUTE POWER
Complete control over the people.
CONVERT
Someone who has changed his beliefs (like change to Buddhism)
CHANDRAGUPTA
The first king of northeastern India.
ASOKA
The son of Chandragupta who took over after his dad died.