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Ancient India

Content Vocabulary for Ancient India

TermDefinition
subcontinent a large landmass that is smaller than a continent
monsoon seasonal winds that bring rain
language family a group of similar languages
raja an Indian prince
Sanskrit the first written language of India
Vedas ancient sacred writings of India
caste an Indian social class whose members are restricted to the jobs they may take and association with other members of other castes
guru teachers
Hinduism a major religion that developed in ancient India
Brahman the universal spirit worshipped by Hindus
reincarnation the rebirth of the soul
karma according to Hindu belief: a force that determines the form that people will be born into in their next lives
dharma a person's personal futy, based on the individual's place in society
Buddhism a religion found in ancient India by the religious teacher Buddah
nirvana a state of perfect happiness and peace
Jainism a religion of ancient India that does not believe in a supreme being
stupa a Buddhist shrine, usually dome shaped
Bhagavad Gita a section of the Indian epic the Mahabharata
pilgrim a person who travels to holy sites
Created by: megansparks