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Buddhism
Religion of central and eastern Asia teaching right thinking and self-denial to reach nirvana
Buddha
Siddhartha Gautama, founder of Buddhism - title for someone embodying divine wisdom and virtue - statue of Buddha
karma
principle of rewards and punishments based on a previous life's actions
caste
rigid class distinction based on birth
reincarnation
rebirth of the soul in another body
Hinduism
religion and social customs of the Hindus, includes reincarnation.
figurine
small sculpted or molded figure
pilgrimages
journeys made to a shrine or holy place
subcontinent
large land mass regarded as a geographical or political entity
boundaries
things marking a limit, borders
irregular
uneven, not conforming
horizontally
parallel to the horizon, flat, even
vertically
perpendicular to the horizon, upright
plateaus
elevated tracts of level land
monsoon
seasonal wind of the Indian Ocean and south Asia, also the season the wind blows from the SW characterized by heavy rains.
Sanskrit
classical Old Indic literary language
Indus
River in south Asia flowing from SW Tibet through Kashmir and West Pakistan into the Arabian Sea.
India
region in south Asia, south of the Himalayas, including a large peninsula between the Arabial Sea and the Bay of Bengal,also a republic in that region
Pakistan
country in south Asia made up of two provinces seperated by India
Gangus
River in north India and East Pakistan flowing from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal
Himalayas
mountain system of south central Asia, extending along the India-Tibet border and throught West Pakistan, Nepal, and Bhutan. Highest peak is Mt. Everest.
Chant 8 - Week 10
"a" family noun endings
a ae ae am a ae arum is as is