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Hinduism: Oldest Religion In The World

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Hinduism

Hinduism is said to be the oldest religion in the world. It's roots are in India, and the earliest signs of Hinduism are from 2500 BCE. Nowadays, Hinduism has approximately 950 million followers.

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According to Hinduism, Brahman connotes the Universal Principle. Everything is linked to it. Atman is also a part of Brahman. It means a soul of a person. Atman travels from a body to another, and the body is determined by Karma. If a person does lots of good deeds in their life, Atman gathers lots of good karma. Atman that has lots of good karma gets an embodiment that is commonly honoured.
Cows are holy animals in Hinduism, and if Atman achieves the body of a cow, it has done many good deeds in it's past life. The cycle of rebirth
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