Hinduism Is A Belief System

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Hinduism is a traditional belief that has no founder. Compared to the other religions like Christianity, Catholicism, and Buddhism who all have a set foundation in where they have a central authority. Hinduism was formed in the year 2000 B.C. in India. This belief system is considered to be polytheistic meaning, it believes in more than one god. The Hinduism belief has four Vedic Texts: The Rigveda, The Yajurveda, The Samaveda, and The Athvaveda. The word “Hinduism” is a Persian word which refers to Sindhu River. Although this religion is said to be formed in the year 2000 B.C., Historians still have a difficult time to say when exactly it began, as it was a belief system in which was always there. Hinduism is a result of religious beliefs coming together.
Hinduism is a belief system in which is believed to have many gods. Although Hindusim is seen to be polytheistic, it is not. Hindu believers see the three parts of the god as three separate gods. They are known as Vishnu, Shiva, and Brahma. Hindus believe that if they do rituals every day, they will keep these gods happy. Some rituals include: yoga, Namaste greetings, meditating, and praying. Hinduism is one of the oldest religions known to man. It is three sections, which represent the divine, the universe, and the human condition. The god Shiva represents the divine, the god Vishnu represents the universe, and the god Shakti represents the human condition. Each day, Hindus practice rituals to make these gods happy.…
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