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Chapter 4 Vocab

Chapter 4 Vocab.

Atman. Essential self.
Moksha. Union with brahman.
Reincarnation. Rebirth of soul in another bodily form.
Karma. Actions in one's life that affect fate in next life.
Dharma. Wheel of fate.
Ahisma. Nonviolence (principle of Hinduism.)
Nirvana. Final Buddhist goal: union with universe.
Sect. Smaller group.
Missionary. People on a religious mission.
Golden Age. Period of great cultural achievement.
Decimal system. Numbers based on 10.
Stupa. Large, dome-shaped shrines.
Mural. Wall paintings.
Joint family. Extended family.
Dowry. Payment to bridegroom.
Philosophy. System of ideas.
Filial piety. Respect for parents.
Monopoly. Complete control of product by one group.
Expansionism. Increasing territory.
Warlord. Local military ruler.
Acupuncture. Needles at specific points to relieve pain.
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