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  • Main Beliefs Of The Hindu Religion
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    Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism are religions within the Indian vision. They all are similar, but the differences are easily visible. Sikhism, being the newest of the three, is unity of the other religions and includes many of the same beliefs and customs. Hinduism is the basis for both Jainism and Sikhism. Being the oldest religion of India it is considered building block for those that which have followed. Jainism is the middle of the three religions. It was a modification of the original Hindu...
  • Religion For Hindus
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    What is Religion Religion in many areas and aspects is probably a topic as commonly discussed as weather is, on a global scale. Regardless of where a person may live, the culture they are in will discuss it and ultimately be influenced by it. Within these cultures are families with their own religious history, which very well might be the main contributor of religious continuity. "For it is evident that in some ninety-nine per cent of cases the religion which an individual professes and to which...
  • Hindu's Class And Station
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    Hinduism Introduction Hinduism is a religion that originated in India and is still practiced by most of the Natives as well as the people who have migrated from India to other parts of the world. Statistically there are over seven hundred million Hindus, mainly in Bharat, India and Nepal. Eighty five percent of the population in India is Hindu. The word Hindu comes from an ancient Sanskrit term meaning 'dwellers by the Indus River,' referring to the location of India's earliest know civilization...
  • People Of The Islamic Religion As Terrorists
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    In the world today we have all sorts of violence; it is like a wild fire when terrorism is the issue. World terrorism is very violent because there are different groups trying to express their own point of view. Many terrorist groups have been associated with religious ideologies. This is because some religions will not adapt different views or different beliefs. It is safe to say that world terrorism is the key in the ancient and on going religious conflicts. Since the sixteenth century the con...
  • Origins Of The Hindu Religion
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    The origins of the Hindu religion can be traced back to the year 5000 BCE. The word Hindu is a very old word. In ancient times, the river Indus was called "Hindu" by the Persians who had migrated there. They also called the land Hindustan and it's inhabitants, Hindus. After that, the religion that followed was called Hinduism. Hinduism is also referred to by practitioners as Santana Dharma. This means "the eternal faith". Hinduism is not strictly a religion. More than a religion, it is a way of ...
  • People Religion
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    "Nearly everyone has some conception of religion. In fact, sometimes it appears that there are as many definitions of it as there are people" (Schmidt 9). Not only does each person have his or her own way of defining religion; each person has his or her own way of practicing religion. Studying these different practices can be difficult. There have been many people who have studied religion and through many different methods. While some people share similar findings, each person has his or her ow...
  • Strong Devotion To Ones Beliefs Religion
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    Gandhi the movie, a story of one man's devotion to his religion, opened a whole new aspect of the very different ways of the Hindu religion. The movie portrayed Mohandas Karam chand Gandhi as a man of courageous actions and strong will to pave the path for his people. Gandhi was ready and able to do anything and everything for his country. He stood up for the people by addressing the British government of the unfair justice that the people were living. Gandhi's way of non-violence, devotion and ...
  • Brahman And Shiva
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    Many people believe Hinduism to be a polytheistic religion. This is due to the fact that there is so many gods that they can worship in. But in all actuality it is really a monotheistic religion that spawns off of one god to form many different gods or ideas to worship. The entire religion of Hinduism is based off of Brahman. Brahman is the idea that all reality is a unity. I will explain the concept of Brahman and four others and hopefully make Hinduism easier to comprehend. Some have viewed Hi...
  • Most Fundamental Aspects Of The Hindu Religion
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    Hinduism and Christianity are two religions that have been around for thousands of years. These religions have developed philosophies on certain subjects that can be compared in order to show their similarities and differences. Some of the main subjects that can be reflected upon after learning of the history and fundamentals of these religions are the paths to enlightenment / salvation, the religions' treatment of women, and the afterlife. This paper will give an analytic comparison of these re...
  • Aspect In Hindu Religion
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    Hinduism My reaction to this movie was a mix of two things; confusion and curiosity. I wondered about several things concerning the practicality of this specific religion. Before seeing this film I did not understand why the practitioners of Hinduism bathe in the Ganges, worship numerous gods and goddess', or why they have some of their ceremonies. I also began to understand that the the mystery associated with their religion is something that is common. Bathing in a filthy river did not seem li...
  • Path Of Karma Yoga And Jnana Yoga
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    A Religion of Tolerance Hinduism is unique in many ways. One of the most endearing aspects of Hinduism is it's religious tolerance. One devotee may worship Vishnu, another may worship Shiva, and yet another Krishna, while honoring the other's choice and feeling no sense of conflict. Hinduism is a religion of tolerance that allows for different types of worship, and personal expressions of devotion. This extends beyond the religion itself to include other cultures. A Hindu is content to allow a C...
  • Hinduism's Two Main Gods
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    Hinduism is a religion that originated in India, and is still practiced by most of its inhabitants. It is proclaimed as the oldest religion in the world, and is declared as the official religion of the country and is also practiced in other parts of the world including East and South Africa, Southeast Asia, the East Indies and England. The word "Hindu" comes from the word "Sindh u" meaning the river. To Hindus, Hinduism is not just a religion but a way of life. The religion has created a set of ...
  • Third Largest Religion In India
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    India has a great number of different people from a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds. As a result of this, India's religions are just as numerous. Besides having nearly all the world's great religions represented, India was the birthplace of Hinduism and Buddhism (Finlay et al. 1993). The ratio of the religions in India are: five in six Indians practice Hinduism, one in nine practice Islam, one in forty practice Christianity, one in fifty practice Sikhism, one in one hundred forty five practic...
  • Class Hindus In The World
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    Hinduism: A Brief Description Hinduism is a religion that originated in India in or around 1500 BC. It is a major world religion with more than 700 million followers. It is a very flexible religion with its extraordinary tendency to absorb new ideas and concepts into it's already vast array of beliefs and morals. Because of this, the religion has been divided into two pasts or sections. They are described as: 1) those people who seek the sacred and profane rewards in the world, and 2) those peop...

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