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India Test Study Guide-SS 6th grade Germantown

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Ahimsa
The practice of not injuring any living thing
Assassin
The murder of a political figure
Buddhism
a religion practiced in many countries in Prsia. Followers believe life is suffering, but you can reach peace.
Caste
A class that a person belongs to for life
Civil disobedience
The refusal to create or to obey laws believed to be unfair.
Dharma
A divine moral duty to live to the best of your ability.
Hinduism
A religion mainly practiced in India. Believe in many Gods and reincarnation.
Imperialism
One nation under the control of another as a colony.
Karma
The belief that every thing a person does has a consequence good deeds and bad deeds can cause happiness and sadness in a persons life.
Meditation
An exercise of the mind devoted to quiet thinking.
Monsoon
A seasonal win in South Asia that bring heavy rain.
Mughal
People from central Asia who founded an emperior in India.
Nirvana
A perfect feeling achieved when the soul lets go of greed and hate.
Partition
the division of a country
Pass
a gap between mountains
reincarnation
the belief that after death the spirit is reborn in another body.
subcontinent
a large section of a continent
yoga
a Hindu discipline that uses mental and physical exercise to gain perfect understanding.
3 events that led to the decline of the destruction of Indus
flood, wood, aryans