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mountain range that separates India from China that includes the tallest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest
river that flows through northern India into the Bay of Bengal and is considered sacred by Hindus
ring of fire
area around the Pacific Ocean where many tectonic plates meet causing more earthquakes and active volcanoes
major religion in India that is polytheistic, believes in reincarnation and karma, and the idea that everyone as a soul called atman
major religion in Southeast Asia that believes in reincarnation, karma, and nirvana, founded by Siddhartha
the Buddhist concept of heaven but it is more closely associated with release from suffering or the attainment of enlightenment
the idea that when a family member dies their spirit can help bring you good fortune in this life
free market economy
an economy in which the means of production are owned by the people and it operates on supply and demand
a building with a distinctive curved roof that is common in Asia and can be used for a shrine or religious temple
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