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    Hinduism

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    Hinduism is a diverse religion that is complex on many levels. Over one billion people in the world are Hindu which accounts for approximately fifteen percent of the world’s population. Although not as commonly known as other world religions it has a deep impact in the world. Hinduism has two different dates as to when it was founded, one is storied and the other is historical. The storied says according to the Rig Veda that Hinduism was founded around 10,000 to 12,500 BCE which is the earliest date. The historical date of text that were found is around 2,500 BCE. Hindus all around accept one or the other answer as to when the religion was founded. Hinduism is considered one of the oldest religions in the world for both dates. Hinduism…

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    Hinduism, the world’s third largest religion, is a unique tradition. Although Hinduism has similarities with other religions, such as its ontology of oneness of God comparing to Islam’s transcendent God, and the interconnectedness of God and the universe comparing to Confucianism, its distinctive characteristics of diversity and unity made it stand out among different traditions in the world. Hinduism is highly decentralized. No one can speak for all Hindus or central institution governing…

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    Moksha In Hinduism

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    Moksha, as a concept in the religion of Hinduism, is the ultimate goal in life. Moksha is also known as liberation or salvation. Moksha is the ultimatet goal because Samsara or rebirth happens before the liberation. In order to attain Moksha, there is the cycle of rebirth as also known as Samsara. The maintenance of world order can be achieved through Dharma while Moksha is the release from the world. Karma, as the cause-and-effect to the Samsara, is doing good or well in your duty or social…

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    Cosmology Of Hinduism

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    Hinduism, a religion that originated in South Asia and has become vastly practiced around the whole world. Has a dharmic world view of diverse beliefs and practices of the Hindus who are part of this religion. The views of Hinduism on authority, cosmology, family, life cycle and morality are based on many communities and social divisions that practice this certain religion in different aspects. Hinduism has many shared practices and beliefs with different religions that, also originated in…

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    Hinduism And Buddhism

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    Buddhism is based upon the teachings of Buddha, a man known as “the enlightened one”. Hinduism is one of the most diverse and complex religions in the world, this is because of Hinduism having no official set of teaching or rules to follow. Hinduism and Buddhism are similar in several ways, such as their ways of worship, their pilgrimage, and their beliefs. When it comes to worshiping Hinduism and Buddhism are rather similar. Hinduism uses murtis (images), mantras (prayer), separate rooms…

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    Hinduism Religion

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    Hinduism is a religion with such a profound history. This belief system originated so many years ago and to this day there are still many people practicing this faith. Almost all Indians, I believe, can trace back an ancestor who possibly followed this religion at some point, therefore it is essential for us to know a little more about this faith and gain a greater appreciation for it. By researching Hinduism, I believe my eyes have grown more for the beauty of this religion and I definitely…

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    Karma In Hinduism

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    Hinduism Hinduism is the oldest written religious system, a combination of religious paths. This combination makes Hinduism very diverse, always changing, and growing. Hinduism has various teachings, scriptures, and words to describe how everything in the universe is connected. A few of these teachings are karma, samsara, Brahman, Atman, and Moksha. The most basic and most common of these teachings is Karma (kamma). When I think of karma the first thing that comes to mind is someone saying…

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    Hinduism And Religion

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    From god, to many gods, to no god, religion today varies from one another. Hinduism take no exception to that. Starting from the 8th century, Hindus first rose up to be a label after Muslims invaded India, referring to “…the term Hindu as a generic designation for non-Muslim Indians… (Klostermaier 17). Then the term Hinduism later became cemented to refer as the practice of Hindus, after Englishmen in the 1830s “…writing about the religions of India, added –ism to Hindu and coined the term…

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    Essay On Hinduism

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    Hinduism is a complex religion and is known as being the oldest religion in the world, dating back to at least the seventeenth century BCE. There is no official founder, Hinduism originated as various cultures and traditions from the Prevedic era in India assimilated into a common culture. Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world and is home to over one billion people, or roughly fifteen percent of the population. Hinduism was founded in India, but has spread all over the world from…

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    Hinduism And Confucianism

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    There are a variety of belief systems practiced throughout the world today. Many of these beliefs have developed massive followings, and as a result, have had a considerable amount of influence on culture in the areas where they are practiced. Hinduism, which based out of India, and Confucianism, which based out of China, had given their people a way to live their lives. More than 3000 years ago, the religion Hinduism was developed in the subcontinent of India. There is no specific founder of…

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