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1

karma

how a person will determine what the next person will take in the next life/good actions means a good soul with be reborn to a higher castle, bad actions means a lower castle.

2

reincarnation

rebirth of the soul continues until a person reached spiritual perfection.

3

polygyny

it means that men can have more than one wife

4

suttee

when their husbands died the women would throw themselves on their burning husbands dead body

5

monsoons

large winds and flooding with tons and lots of rain

6

inoculation

the practice of infecting a person with a mild form of the disease so they will not become ill from the more serious form.

7

caste system

people were born into a caste, they could not move into a different caste, laws disclaimed what a caste could and could not do.