Fiction Story

Kamran Paracha

Yangtze River
The longest river in Asia which flows from the glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau  and through China before emptying into the China before East China Sea at Shanghai.

Brown clouds
A layer of air pollution that covers parts of South Asia, namely the northern Indian Ocean, India, and Pakistan.

A seasonal wind of the Indian Ocean and southern Asia, that blows from the southwest in summer and from the northeast in winter.

It is a tropical cyclone or hurricane that is from the western Pacific and China seas.

Ethnic Groups
A group of people that are identified with each other through their heritage, language, cultural, religion and ancestry.

Religious Groups
A group of people that share the same spiritual beliefs and religious practices.

It is the third largest religion in the world and mostly is observed in South Asia. It has traditions but with no one founder. Yoga is part of the practices.

It is the belief of more than one deity, god or goddesses. It has rituals and mythologies.

A good deed or action that has a cause and effect that is a part of the Hindu religion.

Caste System
A social system that is defined by many four hereditary groups in India, Brahamins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas and Shudras.
A belief that the body or soul of a dead person comes back to life in a new human body or animal.

It is the oldest scriptures of Hinduism. They believe these were not written by humans. They contain hymns to be recited, formulas to be recited and sung by priests, and a collection of spells.

A religion and philosophy of traditions, beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Buddha and the Three Jewels.

Siddhartha Gautama is also known as The Awakened Teacher.

Four Noble Truths
Buddhist belief that suffering exists, suffering arises from desires, suffering decreases with decrease in desires, the Eightfold Path...