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  • Origin of Hindu Religion

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    A Hindu ( pronunciation (help·info), Devanagari: हिन्दु) is an adherent of Hinduism, a set of religious, philosophical and cultural systems that originated in the Indian subcontinent. The vast body of Hindu scriptures, divided into Śruti ("revealed") and Smriti ("remembered"), lay the foundation of Hindu beliefs, which primarily include dhárma, kárma, ahimsa and saṃsāra. Vedānta and yoga are one of the several core schools of Hindu philosophy, broadly known as the Sanātana Dharma. The word Hindu is

  • The Atm Hindu Religion

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    they call the soul in a person. When a person finds the inner self, which is called the Atman, and also its source, which is called the Brahman, the self blends into its superior origin, and one experiences indescribable peace and elation. In the Hindu religion the Atman affects their lives in a big way, it has to do with reincarnation, karma, Samara, and the ultimate goal that they try to get to which is called, Moksha (Fischer 77). Reincarnation is basically what happens after death. In Hinduism

  • The Hindu Religion Essay

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    Sacraments Samskaras are an important element in the belief and practice of the Hindu religion. The word samskar is evolved from the root 'samskri' which means to purify or form thoroughly. Samskriti – meaning "civilization" and Sanskrit are derived from the root 'samskri'. Samskrit was considered the most refined and grammatically perfect language compared to other regional languages in ancient times. The best rendering of samskara in English is made by the word "sacrament," meaning "religious

  • Origin of Hindu Religion

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    A Hindu ( pronunciation (help·info), Devanagari: हिन्दु) is an adherent of Hinduism, a set of religious, philosophical and cultural systems that originated in the Indian subcontinent. The vast body of Hindu scriptures, divided into Śruti ("revealed") and Smriti ("remembered"), lay the foundation of Hindu beliefs, which primarily include dhárma, kárma, ahimsa and saṃsāra. Vedānta and yoga are one of the several core schools of Hindu philosophy, broadly known as the Sanātana Dharma. The word Hindu is

  • Reasons for Devotion to Hindu Goddesses

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    Reasons for devotion to Hindu goddesses Hinduism portrays feminine divinity in a more exalted way than most other religions do. Though Hindu goddesses are usually depicted as consorts, wives or companions to a Hindu god, cases exist in which they are worshipped independently; Tantrism for example, where it is believed that women posses more spiritual power than men, thus men can achieve divinity through union with a woman (“Tantrism”). Most villages reinforce the mother aspect of goddesses and

  • The Scriptures Of Hindu Culture And Philosophy

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    The Bhagavad-Gita or simply Gita, conceivably the most recognized of all nonpareil scriptures of Hindu culture and philosophy, is universally perceived as one of the world’s ethical literatures. The Sanskrit title, Bhagavad-Gita, is commonly construed as “Song of the Lord." The Gita is incorporated into the sixth book of the longest Hindu classic, Mahabharata, although it is known to be a subsequent accretion to the epic, which stands on its own distinction. The ideology encapsulated in the Bhagavad

  • The Core Values Of Hindu Religion

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    I was curious to know if the Hindu people, who have drastically different beliefs from one another, are able to come together at a designated location and worship as one congregation. The core values the Hindu people share allow practitioners of all varying beliefs to accept their religious differences and come together as one congregation to worship. An example of this is illustrated through the failures of the worship communities and the success of pluralism over time. To begin, it’s important

  • Essay Hindu Belief of Samsara

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    Hindu Belief of Samsara (6)The Hindu belief in samsara, the cycle of life, death, and rebirth includes reincarnation into forms other than human. It is believed that someone could live many lifetimes before they become a man. Each species is in this process of samsara until one achieves moksha, union with god Brahma. The Hindu religious goal of moksha is not salvation, and does not need forgiveness, but detachment from the material world. Though some people might argue

  • Hindu Temple And Yoga Service

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    From the Hindu Temple and Yoga service, surprisingly, the people I interviewed had a lot of similarities in their thoughts and responses. For Hinduism, rituals consist of visiting the Hindu Temple to chant prayers and participate in events such as singing Kirtans, songs in praise of God. Radhika Ramesh and Raje Sathasivam both stated they attend Hindu rituals because it helps them to connect with their religion and their community; most of the devotees can converse in Indian language and connect

  • Hindu Weddings

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    PAPER – (Need Title) Extravagant clothing, succulent victuals, exquisite flowers, spectacular photography and many other grand decorations are the foundation of a Hindu marriage. Hindu marriages, like most other cultural wedding ceremonies, are deeply concerned with their religious rituals and customs. Most ceremonies in the Hindu culture are family oriented with great emphasis on entertainment and inspiration. Also, off course, the amount of decorations and the extent to which the rituals are

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