Hindu Religion And Hindu Churches

1153 Words Dec 2nd, 2015 5 Pages
Khalil Gibran once said,“ I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.” This quotation means that people from all races and religion are one in union, even though we come from different places and pray differently, we come together as one equal. This quotation relates to a religious site because all churches and religions are linked to the same thing. A religious site is a place where people connect to God and help bring peace in their life. I’ve chosen to go to a Mandir. A Mandir can be defined from Dictionary.com as a Hindu church.
I’ve chosen to go to a Mandir because I am Hindu. Hinduism is one of the oldest religions dating back to 1400 B.C. It is also one of the most diverse and complex religions, having many gods. Hindu’s have a variety of beliefs and exist in many different groups. Although it is the 3rd largest religion in the world, followers of Hinduism are primarily in India. Hinduism believes in in reincarnation, one absolute being of multiple manifestations, the law of cause and effect, following the path of righteousness, and the desire for liberation from the cycle of births and deaths. A Hindu is someone who accepts and lives by religious guidance of Vedic scriptures. Teachings of Hindu traditions don’t require someone to have religious affiliation to Hinduism so one can have inner teachings.
A religious site that I have chosen is Queens Hindu Mandir. There…
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