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Hinduism Religion

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Sarah Buschbacher Martin

on 1 February 2017

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Transcript of Hinduism Religion

Where Did Hinduism Begin and Where Is A Majority of It's Followers Today?
Hinduism originated in Northern India,near the river Indus.The majority of Hindu's followers are about 14% of the world's population,located in Asia-Pacific.
Where do followers practice Hinduism?
Most Hindus worship (puja) every day at home and have a shrine there. A shrine can be anything from a room, a small altar or simply pictures or statues.The Hindu building for communual worship is called a Mandir (Hindu Temple).
Religious Officials
Hindu's only believe in one god,Brahman.Most important Hindu gods (forms of Brahman) are: 1.Brahman- the Creator.
2.Vishnu-the Preserver.
3.Shiva-the Destroyer.
Other Hindu gods include:
Saraswathi-Goddess of Wisdom
Lakshmi-Goddess of Wealth
Parvati-Goddess of Houshold and Motherhood
Ganesha-Son of Shiva and Parvati
Who Started The Religion or How Did The Religion Begin?
There is single founder or founding incident of Hinduism. It developed out of Brahmanism & is the oldest religion.It is the world's third most popular religion,with around 750 million followers.
Hinduism Religion
What Must People Do To Practice Hinduism?
What Are The Core Beliefs,Values,and Culture of Hinduism?
Hindu's believe in a universal soul or God called Brahman.Hindu's believe in reincarnation and the other ways of a Hindu's life are Moksha,Dharma,Artha,and Karma.
Hindu practices are rituals such as worship,recitations,
meditation,family-oriented rites of passage, annual festivals, and occasional pilgrimages.
Famous People Who Practice Hinduism:
1.Julia Roberts
2.John Coltrane
3.George Harrison
4.Russell Brand
5.Jerry Garcia
6.Ravi Shankar
7.Louis Banks
9.Ricky Williams
How Did Hinduism Influence The World Today?
1.spread of Hinduism Religion
2.practices of meditation
3.success of democracy

How Did Hinduism Influence The Ancient World?
1.taught equality,love,respect,and tolerance
2.Hinduism's text contains philosophical information
3.emergence of the caste system in India
Sources Used:

https://www.reference.com › World View › Religion › Hinduism



The main symbol of Hinduism:
One and only God:
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