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Buddhism
The teaching of Buddha is that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct, wisdom, and meditation releases one from desire, suffering, and rebirth.
Buddha
Statue of Buddha
Karma
Fate; destiny.
Reincarnation
Rebirth of the soul in another body.
Hinduism
A religion, philosophy, and cultural practice native to India, characterized by a belief in reincarnation and a supreme being of many forms and natures.
Indus River
Asian river; flows into the Arabian Sea
India
A country of southern Asia.
Pakistan
A country of southern Asia. Home of the Indus Valley.
Ganges River
Asian river; a sacred river of the Hindus.
Himalaya Mountains
A mountain system of south-central Asia including Mount Everest.
Figurine
A small molded or sculptured figure; a statuette.
Caste
A social class where people are separated from others by their beliefs, profession, or wealth.
Pilgrimages
A journey to a sacred place or shrine.
Subcontinent
A large landmass, such as India, that is part of a continent but is considered either geographically or politically as an independent entity.
Boundaries
The border or limit so indicated.
Monsoon
A wind from the southwest or south that brings heavy rainfall to southern Asia in the summer.
Sanskrit
An ancient Indic language that is the language of Hinduism and the Vedas
Plateaus
An elevated, comparatively level expanse of land; a tableland.
Parallel
Lines that are always the same distance appart and never meet.