babu
boss, father
brahmin
highest Hindu caste, priestly caste
chela
disciple of a Tibetan religious teacher
hajji
Muslim who has completed a pilgramage to Mecca
kafir
Islamic word meaning unbeliever
kismet
fate, destiny
madrissah
school
paredesi
foreigner
Parsee
a people who fled Persia to India under Islamic prosecution in the 17th century
pundit
brahmin priest or scholar
sahib
honorific used in colonial India for white Europeans
Sufi
member of a Muslim mystic sect, developed in 8th century Iran
yogi
a person who renounces the world in order to seek spiritual enlightenment