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social studies india

a vocab study stack for social studies india for mrs.perrys class

TermDefinition
subcontinent a large landmass that juts out from a continent
citadel a fortress in a city
caste a social class of people
brahman a single spiritual power according to hinduism, lives in everything
reincarnation the rebirth of the body of another being
ahimsa the hindu idea of nonviolence
nirvana the lasting peace that buddhists seek by giving up selfish desires
Maurya Empire Indian empire founded by Chandragupta beginning with his kingdom in northeastern India and spreading to most of northern and central India
tolerance a freedom from prejudice
monsoon a strong, seasonal wind that blows across east asia
migrate to move from one place to settle in another area
Vedas a series of religious texts written in Sanskrit by the Aryan peoples, later a basis for Hinduism
avatar a representation of a Hindu god or goddess, in human or animal form
dharma the religious and moral duties of Hindus
meditate to focus the mind inward in order to find spiritual awareness or relaxation
missionary a person who spreads religious beliefs to others
convert to change ones beliefs; in particular from one religion to another
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