Hinduism

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Hinduism

HinduismJordan Crawford

Truth is eternal...Brahman is Truth and Reality...The Vedas are the ultimate authority...Everyone should strive toachieve Dharma...Individual souls are immortal...The goal of the individual soul is Moksha.Hindus believe that all life is sacred,to be loved and revered,and therefore practice ahisma, noninjury, in thought, word and deed

About HinduismHinduism is the religion of the majority of people in India and Nepal. Hinduism has no founder or single scripture. Hinduism is the world's oldest extant religion and it holds a billion followers. It originated in India and is characterized by belief in reincarnation. Hinduism is a way of life, a Dharma. Hinduism includes belief in Dharma, Karma, Samsara, and Moksha.

Outside of Hindu culture, the word "yoga" is usually understood to refer to the practice of meditative movement, or Hatha YogaThe gesture (or mudra) of namaste is a simple act made by bringing together both palms of the hands before the heart, and lightly bowing the head. .Some Hindus choose to leave their homes and dedicate their lives to spiritual disciplines.

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"I don't teach my children what is Hindu and what is Muslim." Shahrukh Khan"I'm definitely a practicing Hindu." Julia Roberts"We don't really, in Hindu tradition,have a father figure of a God." Bharati Mukherjee


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