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Flashcards in Hinduism 5.3 Deck (7):
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an important river in India; Hindus believe it represents purity.

Ganges River

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the Hindu belief that the spirit or soul goes from one life to the next.

reincarnation

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in Hinduism, a lifelong social group into which one is born.

caste

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the main religion of India that is based on Aryan beliefs.

Hinduism

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one of the best-known books of the Vedas, containing more than 1,000 hymns

Rig Veda

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believe by Hindus to be the universal truth being, which is the source of everything.

Brahman

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in Hinduism, the order of the universe.

dharma