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a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent
the priest, not the spirit, brahMAN
the highest of the four varnas: the priestly or sacerdotal category
A group of writings sacred in Hinduism concerning the relations of humans, God, and the universe.
4 Noble Truths
Core of Buddha's doctrine; all life involves suffering, desire is the cause of suffering, elimination of desire brings the end to suffering, and disciplined life conducted in accordance with the Eightfold Path brings elimination of desire
nomads from Europe and Asia who migrated to India and finally settled; vedas from this time suggest beginning of caste system
sacred animal to ancient Indians becauses they provieded meat, milk, trade, and they use dung to patch walls
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