Buddhism Vs Hinduism : Hinduism

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Buddhism vs Hinduism Hinduism and Buddhism are two religions that are very open and tolerant of all people. They are religons that believe in acceptance of all and open-mindedness of other religons. Hinduism is the oldest religion on the planet that has been well established and still has a large following. To put it into perspective if religons were under 100 years old Hinduism would be 80 and Judaism and Christianity would still be in their 20s or 30s. Buddhism is also a long-standing religion and branches off of Hinduism which is why we can easily see some connections and conflict of ideas between both. Since both religons have been around for a thousands of years it is impossible to know everything and every interpretation of both religons. A simple starting point for beginning to learn about the religons is to look at the beliefs and customs -- how they connect/differentiate and some of the positive things that we can take away from both of the religons that may benefit the world we live in. The first way to look into the basis of both religons to look at who they worship or idealize. Hinduism is a religion that has its roots in India and that is also the country that has the highest population of Hindus till this day. One thing that makes Hinduism different from of the other larger faiths is that it is a Polytheistic religion. This means that there are many gods in Hinduism, this is the topic that causes much controversy in the religion for there are many ways to…

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