Essay about Judaism Vs. Hinduism And Hinduism

1700 Words Nov 22nd, 2014 7 Pages
Judaism vs. Hinduism Judaism and Hinduism are much more similar up close than they appear at a distance. Now after some looking into them both I realize just how alike they really are. After you have read about the comparison between them, you will realize how much these two really have in common.
The two religions I chose to compare are Judaism and Hinduism. Judaism is a Middle Eastern religion that originated in Israel. Hinduism is a religion that originated in India. Both of these religions have no one founder. Judaism and Hinduism both believe in reincarnation, but believe in different types. Hindus believe in an endless circle of rebirths, while a particular few Jews believe that some souls are reincarnated into different people. Other Jews believe in a Heaven similar to that of Christians. Both religions are monotheistic, the belief that there is only one God. In Hinduism, they have many different forms of God; all are just different ways of portraying the one God Narayana. In Judaism, the whole universe is a part of God. In other words, we are all a part of God. Hinduism and Judaism both have their own sacred writings or books. The Sacred book of Judaism is called the Torah, or the five books of Moses. In Judaism they believe that the Messiah has not come but do believe in one high God. In Hinduism, the sacred book is called the Vedas. Both religions have a caste system. The Caste Systems in Hinduism are known as the Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishnyas and the…

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