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Indian Terms

Definitions describing culture of India

Hinduism major religion of India
Hindu follower of Hinduism
reincarnation belief that a person's soul returns to live in a new body
vegetarian person who doesn't eat meat or fish
bullock farming method using wooden plows and ox
Taj Mahal white marble temple built by emperor for his deceased wife
dhoti Indian man's trouser looks like MC Hammer's in You Can't Touch This
rupee currency of India
caste belief that a person's position in life is determined at birth
monsoon the season in India when heavy rainfall occurs
Shiva Hindu god of life and death
yoga a form of meditation and exercise to relax the mind and body
turban wrapped fabric headdress worn by Indian men
Hindi official language of India
sari traditional dress worn by Indian women-consists of a blouse, long skirt, draped shoulder cloth
Created by: MsPhillipsGeo