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what is a subcontinent a large, distinguishable part of a continent, such as North America or southern Africa.
what is mount everest Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas
what is the monsoon season a seasonal shift in the prevailing wind direction
what is the Indo-Ganges plains a 630-million-acre (2.5-million km2) fertile plain encompassing Northern regions of the Indian subcontinent
what is subsistence farming A Form of farming in which nearly all of the crops or livestock raised are used to maintain the farmer and the farmer's family,
what is the Indus River Valley a Bronze Age civilisation in the northwestern regions of South Asia
what is the Deccan plateau a large plateau in western and southern India. It rises to 100 metres in the north
what is Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro Mohenjo-daro is reputed to signify “the mound of the dead.” The archaeological importance of the site was first recognized in 1922, one year after the discovery of Harappa.
what is a sanskrit an ancient Indo-European language of India, in which the Hindu scriptures and classical Indian epic poems are written and from which many northern Indian (Indic) languages are derived
what is vedas the most ancient Hindu scriptures, written in early Sanskrit and containing hymns, philosophy, and guidance on ritual for the priests of Vedic religion.
what is brahmins the ultimate reality underlying all phenomena.
what is sudras a member of the worker caste, lowest of the four Hindu castes.
who is Cyrus IIm conqueror who founded the Achaemenian empire
what is darius II king of the Persian Empire from 423 BC to 404 or 405 BC.
what is ashoka an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty
what is Hinduism a major religious and cultural tradition of South Asia, which developed from Vedic religion.
what is the rig veda an ancient Indian collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns along with associated commentaries on liturgy,
who is brahma a creator god in Hinduism. He is also known as Svayambhu (self-born) or the creative aspect of Vishnu,
what is reincarnation the rebirth of a soul in a new body.
what is a caste each of the hereditary classes of Hindu society, distinguished by relative degrees of ritual purity or pollution and of social status.
what is Buddhism a widespread Asian religion or philosophy, founded by Siddartha Gautama in northeastern India in the 5th century BC.
what is the Buddha philosopher and teacher on whose teachings Buddhism was founded
who is bodh gaya a village in the northeast Indian state of Bihar.
what is enlightenment a 1784 essay by the philosopher Immanuel Kant.
what is the four noble truths the four central beliefs containing the essence of Buddhist teaching.
what is the eightfold path the path to nirvana, comprising eight aspects in which an aspirant must become practiced: right views, intention, speech, action, livelihood, effort, mindfulness, and concentration.
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