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Definitions describing culture if India

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Hinduism   major religion of India  
Hindu   a person who follows Hinduism  
Reincarnation   the belief that the soul of a person returns to live in a new body  
Vegetarian   a person who does not eat meat or fish  
Caste   the belief that a persons position i life is determined by the group he or she is born into  
Yoga   a popular form of meditation and exercise used by Hindus to relax the mind and body  
Hindi   official language of India  
Rupee   currency in India  
Dhoti   Indian mans trouser that is a long piece of frabric wrapped around the waist and then drawn up between the legs  
Sari   traditional dress worn by Indian women consisting of a blouse, long skirt, and draped shoulder cloth  
Turban   wrapped fabric headdress worn my Indian men  
Shiva   popular Hindu god who rules over life and death  
Taj Mahal   world-famous white marble temple in India noted for its use of balance and symmetry  
Monsoon   the season in India characterized by heavy rainfall  
Bullock   Indian farmer method of plowing fields with wooden plows pulled by oxen  


   






 
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