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dharma

In Hindu belief, a person's religious and moral duties

karma

(Hinduism and Buddhism) the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation

mahatma

(Hinduism) term of respect for a Brahmin sage

mantra

(Sanskrit) literally a 'sacred utterance' in Vedism

Nirvana

(Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation

stupa

Buddhist shrine that is shaped like a dome or mound

sutra

a rule or aphorism in Sanskrit literature or a group of aphoristic doctrinal summaries prepared for memorization

swatika

this figure as the offical emblem of the nazi party

bamboo

woody tropical grass having hollow woody stems

guru

a Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher

swami

a Hindu religious teacher

bandanna

large and brightly colored handkerchief

juggernaut

a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way

teak

tall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood

bangle

jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration

shampoo

the act of washing your hair with shampoo

tank

a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids

bazaar

a shop where a variety of goods are sold

madras

a light patterned cotton cloth

typhoon

a tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific or Indian oceans

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