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        LC Classifications2020
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        Paginationxvi, 69 p. :
        Number of Pages71
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Outsiders often criticise Hindus as being polytheistic, but many adherents claim to be monotheists. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Although it is not easy to define Hinduism, we can say that it is rooted in India, most Hindus revere a body of texts as sacred scripture known as theand most Hindus draw on a common system of values known Hinduism.

Some Hindus define orthodoxy as Hinduism with the teachings of the the four Vedas and their supplements. Unlike most other religions, Hinduism has no single founder, no single scripture, Hinduism no commonly agreed set of teachings.

The main are the Vedas and their supplements books based on the Vedas. Yet Hinduism resists easy definition partly because of the vast array of practices and beliefs found within it. It is also closely associated conceptually and historically with the other Indian religionsand.


Most Hindus believe in awhose qualities and forms are represented by the multitude Hinduism deities which emanate from him. Hinduism near the River Indus in Hinduism day Pakistan. Some claim that one is 'born a Hindu', but there are now many Hindus of non-Indian descent. For these reasons, writers often refer to Hinduism as 'a way of life' or 'a family of religions' rather than a single religion.

Sindhu is a Sanskrit word used by the Hinduism of the region, the Aryans in the second millennium BCE. However, still others identify their tradition with 'Sanatana Dharma', the eternal order of conduct that transcends any specific body of sacred literature. In some ways it is true to say that Hinduism is a religion of recent origin yet its roots and formation go back thousands of years. Others claim that its core feature is belief in anbut important strands have long described and worshipped a personal God.