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India-first part

TermDefinition
subcontinent part of a continent that is separated from the rest of the continent by a natural feature
monsoons strong winds that bring a lot of rain
Hinduism a polytheistic religion of the Indian subcontinent
Brahman the main god of Hinduism
Vedas the 4 holy books of Hinduism
karma the good or bad consequences of your actions
reincarnation the belief that when a person dies, his or her soul will be born into a new body
caste system strict social classes
dharma following the rules of your caste
untouchables the group below the lowest caste of the caste system
Sanskrit a language of the Indian Subcontinent
raja an Indian ruler
Siddhartha the prince who wanted to end suffering in the world
Buddhism the religion that follows the ideas of Siddharth
Chandragupta the ruler that created the first empire in India and was cruel and organized
Bindusara the ruler that was cruel and organized just like his dad
Asoka the ruler that was mean and cruel, but turned peaceful and Buddhist after a bloody battle
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