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hinduism+buddhism

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reincarnation
a second or new birth
religious toleration
A recongition of people's right to hold differing religious beliefs.
migration
the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
brahmin
priest
monsoon
large wind that brings rain
vishnu
the preserver
karma
effects that good or bad actions have on a person's soul
nirvana
any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
aryans
earliest immagrants in India
silk roads
overland trade routes
gupta empire
was one of the largest political and military empires in the world
guatama
name of original buddha
asoka
Hindu general who became king of India
matriarchal
the female head of a family or tribe
indo-europeans
earliest versions of greeks, brought Gods, Zeus, warriors
brahma
the Creator
shiva
the Destroyer
vedas
collection of sacred texts
kalidasa
One of India's greatest writers.
enlightenment
education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge
tamil
the name of a language and people group in southern india
jainism
was based on the teachings of a man named mahavira
caste
(Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus
subcontinent
a land mass that juts out from a continent
mahabharata
One of the longest poems in the word. discussion of the world and its lessons.
mauryan empire
empire founded in India by Chandragupta Maurya

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