Mountain system forming a barrier between India and the rest of Asia.
River in India that flows from the Himalaya to the Bay of Bengal.
River in Asia that begins in Tibet and flows through Pakistan to the Arabian Sea.
Ancient city in the Indus River Valley in present-day Pakistan.
Ancient settlement in the Indus Valley.
People who invaded the Indus River Valley and destroyed the Harrapan Civilization.
The top of the the caste system
Large landmass that is part of a continent but distinct from it.
Strong wind that blows one direction in the Winter and the opposite direction in the Summer.
Written language developed by the Aryans.
Prince who led an Aryan tribe in India.
Social group that a person is born into and cannot change.
Religious teacher and spiritual guide in Hinduism.
Mountain country between India and China.
Country in central Asia.
Founder of Buddhism.
The Lama who headed the government.
System of religion that grew out of the religion of the Aryans of Ancient India.
In Hinduism, the Universal Spirit of which all Gods and Goddesses are different parts.
Rebirth of the soul or spirit in different bodies over time.
In Hinduism, the Divine Law that requires people to preform the duties of their caste.
In Hinduism, the good or bad energy a person builds up based upon whether he or she lives a good or bad life.
Religion founded by Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha; taught that the way to find truth was to give up all desires.
In Buddhism, a state of wisdom and can be understood by reason
Government led by religious leaders.
Capital of Maurya.
The founder of the First Empire of India.
Historians think he is the Empires greatest King.
One of India's best known authors.
Line of rulers from the same family.
Buddhist shrine that is shaped like a dome or mound.
Person who travels to go to a religious shrine or site.