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Indian Terms

Definitions describing culture of India

Hinduism major religion of India
Hindu follower of Hinduism
Reincarnation believe that the soul of a person returns to live in a new body
Vegetarian someone who doesn't eat meat or fish
Caste the belief that a persons position in life id determined by the group of people someone is born into
Yoga a form of meditation and exercise used to relax the mind and body
Hindi official language of India
Rupee money in India
Dhoti mans trousers that is a long piece of fabric wrapped around waist and drawn up between the legs
Sari dress worn by women consisting of a blouse, long skirt and draped shoulder cloth
Turban rapped fabric headdress worn by men
Shiva popular Hindu god that who rules over life and death
Taj Mahal famous white marble temple, noted for its use of balance and symmetry
Monsoon the season in India characterized by heavy rainfall
Bullock farmer method of plowing fields with wooden plows pulled by oxen
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