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Indian terms

definition of Indian words

TermDefinition
Hinduism major religion in inda
Hindu person that follows hindusim
Reincarnation the belief that the soul of a person returns to live in a new body
vegetarian person that doesn't eat meat or fish
caste the belief that a person's position in life is determined by the groups he or she is born into
yoga a popular form of meditation and exercise used by Hindus to relax in the mind and body
Hindi official lauguage of India
Rupee currency (money) in India
dhoti Indian man's trouser that is a long piece of fabric wrapped around the waist and then drawn uo between the legs
sari traditional dress worn by Indian women consisting of a blouse, long skirt, and draped shoulder cloth
turban wrapped fabric headdress worn by Indian men
Shiva An Indian god that rules over death and life
Taj Mahal world-famous white marble temple in India noted for its use of symmetry
monsoon the season i n India characterized by heavy rainfall
bullock Indian farmer method of plowing fields with wooden plow pulled by oxen
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