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Asl India Words

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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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