Hinduism : Hinduism And The Origin Of Hinduism

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Rabindra Thapaliya Comp II Prof. York 11/14/2017 Hinduism In this paper, I have decided to write about the origin, beliefs and everything about Hinduism. Most importantly, I have tried to answer the reason of being so many gods in the Hindu religion. There are 33 million gods and goddesses in the Hindu religion. But in only one god in a lots of religion such as Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, etc. Hinduism, considered the world's oldest religion, is still commonly practiced. Because of its large following, it's also regarded as the world's third largest religion. Hinduism combines the beliefs, philosophy, and cultural practices of India. Central to the faith is a belief in reincarnation and one supreme god called Brahman who has multiple manifestations as either a god or goddess. Gods and goddesses can be spirits, trees, animals, and even planets. Hindu practitioners are guided by Vedic scriptures and believe in righteousness, the laws of cause and effect, and the cycle of birth and death. By reading this paper, reader will be able to know a lot more about the Hinduism. "History of Hinduism - Wikipedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Web. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Hinduism. [The origins of Hinduism date as far back as 4000 to 10,000 B.C.E. somewhere in Nepal and India. Unlike Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, it cannot be traced to a single individual or group of individuals, but rather cultural and religious developments. Modern Hinduism shares some
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