Educational insight ten questions people ask about hinduismand ten terrific answers plushinduism's code of conduct the yamas & niyamas. The religious tradition that we call hinduism has constantly changed over its 3,500 year history, absorbing a myriad of cultural influences. Hinduism is an indian religion, or a way of life hinduism is widely practiced in south asia mainly in india and nepalhinduism is the oldest religion in the world, and hindus refer to it as sanātana dharma, the eternal tradition, or the eternal way, beyond human history scholars regard hinduism as a combination of different indian cultures and. History of hinduism - would society benefit from a caste system do hindu scriptures offer deeper insight into our soul and to salvation let experts explain. It has been pointed out by dr arnold j toynbee1, in a study of history the strength of hinduism, he emphasized, lies in its infinite adaptability to the infinite diversity of human character and human tendencies it has its highly spiritual and abstract side suited to the philosopher its practical and concrete side congenial to the man of the. Hinduism is a collective term applied to the many philosophical and religious traditions native to india hinduism has neither a specific moment of origin nor a specific founder. This is where any discussion of the history of mindfulness should begin before we begin, a quick note – some commentators argue that the history of mindfulness should not be reduced to buddhism and hinduism, as mindfulness also has roots in judaism, christianity, and islam (trousselard et al, 2014) that said, most modern western. The hindu interview details: 2 interview questions and 2 interview reviews posted anonymously by the hindu interview candidates.
2 witness history audio 76 ancient india and china 2 hinduism and buddhism objectives • outline the essential beliefs of hinduism. Talk:hinduism/archive 30 this is an archive of past in this article the timeline or history of hinduism is shown totally wrongfor a native hindu this article seems like someone trying to prove that hinduism was born just 5000 years agomost of the indian scholars totally reject the claims of aryan invasion theorythis article in wikipedia. History of temple hinduism is so old that its exact origin and age are subjects of considerable debate accepted theory was that it dated back to around 1,500 bc.
Unlike other religious traditions, hinduism does not originate in a single founder, a single book or a single point in time it contains many different beliefs. History hinduism, the religion followed by 800 million people in india and 100 million in the rest of the world, encompasses a wide variety of beliefs and rituals over the centuries this religious tradition has slowly evolved to be practiced and understood in many different ways, but it is intricately woven into the land and culture of india.
It predates recorded history and has no human founder vedic records dating back 6,000 to 10,000 years show that even in that time period, hinduism was considered an ancient religion today, there are almost 1 billion hindus spread around the world that makes one out of every sixth person in the world a hindu its modes of worship are diverse. Philosophy 312: oriental philosophy hinduism: the caste system, reincarnation, and karma i the caste system--(groups assigned by birth not personality)the hindu conception of the social order is that people are different, and different people will fit well into different aspects of society. History is full of interesting mythological characters from the heroic hercules, to the mischievous loki, to the maternal yemoja, mythological characters are not merely representations of natural forces, but also embodiments of the. Hindu history dates back to 10000 years or more history of hinduism is very interesting it can also be looked upon as history of india.
Follow-up discussion_____ • historically, hinduism has been tolerant of other religions how has this affected its development as a religion • hinduism is rare among major religions in that it considers animals to be sacredgive an example of a sacred animal and explain its significancehow does this practice affect the daily life of hindus. World religions exam questions study play is hinduism monotheistic or polytheistic hinduism is basically a polytheistic religion serving many gods who is credited as the founder of hinduism the aryans and dravidians how does one go from one caste level to another you are reborn into a different caste system what does.
Hinduism timeline timeline description: hinduism is the primary religion of south asia, believed to be the result of a gradual combination of various ancient indian cultures followers believe the concepts of dharma and karma, and the religion breaks into various denominations, including shaivism, vaishnavism, and shaktism. Questions and answer about hinduism topics: hinduism africa, the caribbean, and north america the origins of hinduism pre-aryan india the history of hinduism begins with the migratory waves of aryan people into india during the second millennium bce vedic literature = religious literature of the aryans vedas, excavations showed. Ib world religions - classwork this page is intended to list, briefly, what happened in class on a given day and, if you were absent, what needs to be done/made up it is done in simple list form, with the most recent day's class up top the date that appears on the left side is the day that the class occurred unit #9: islam and other religions of the. The history of hinduism is unique among the world religions in that it has no founder or date of origin while most major religions derive from new ideas taught by a charismatic leader, hinduism is simply the religion of the people of india, which has gradually developed over four thousand years.