The Religion Of Hinduism And Hinduism Essay

1410 Words Sep 18th, 2014 6 Pages
In the religion of Hinduism they believe in nine basic principles. Hindus believe in one ultimate God named Brahman, which is every face of God brought into one big one who is the highest being who is both immanent and transcendent. Hindus also hold their faith in the spirituality of the four Vedas, which are the world 's oldest scripture. Hindus also believe that the universe is an endless cycles of creation, preservation and dissolution. Hindus are big believers in karma, which in general terms means you get what you give, or what comes around goes back around. Hindus believe that the soul rejuvenates after every life until all karmas have been resolved and moksha is reached and not a single soul will lose the opportunity to achieve this destiny. Hindus hold a strong belief that the divine beings exist, but it worlds not seen by us and that temple worship, rituals, sacraments and personal devotionals create a closeness or spiritual union with these devas(minor gods) and Gods. Hindus believe that an enlightened master is essential to know the Transcendent Absolute, as are personal discipline, good conduct, purification, pilgrimage, self-inquiry, meditation and surrender in God. Hindus believe that all life is sacred, to be cared for and cherished, and therefore practice ahimsa, noninjury, in thought, word and deed. Hindus believe that no religion teaches the only way to salvation above all others, but that all genuine paths are facets of God 's Light, deserving tolerance…

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