• Hinduism - Origins, Facts & Beliefs - HISTORY

    www.history.com/topics/religion/hinduism Hinduism is a compilation of many traditions and philosophies and is considered by many scholars to be the world’s oldest religion, dating back more than 4,000 years. Today it is the third ...
  • Hinduism | Origin, History, Beliefs, Gods, & Facts ...

    www.britannica.com/topic/Hinduism Hinduism, major world religion originating on the Indian subcontinent and comprising several and varied systems of philosophy, belief, and ritual. If the Indus valley civilization (3rd–2nd millennium BCE) was the earliest source of Hindu traditions, then Hinduism is the oldest living religion on Earth.
  • BBC - Religion: Hinduism

    www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/hinduism Hinduism is the religion of the majority of people in India and Nepal. It also exists among significant populations outside of the sub continent and has over 900 million adherents worldwide.
  • Introduction to Hinduism for Beginners - Learn Religions

    www.learnreligions.com/hinduism-for-beginners-1770069 Hinduism is the world's oldest extant religion, and with more than a billion followers, it is also the world's third largest religion.Hinduism is a conglomeration of religious, philosophical, and cultural ideals and practices that originated in India thousands of years before the birth of Christ.
  • Hinduism - Ancient History Encyclopedia

    www.ancient.eu/hinduism Hinduism is the oldest religion in the world, originating in Central Asia and the Indus Valley, still practiced in the present day.The term Hinduism is what is known as an exonym (a name given by others to a people, place, or concept) and derives from the Persian term Sindus designating those who lived across the Indus River. Adherents of the faith know it as Sanatan Dharma (“eternal order ...
  • Hinduism - ReligionFacts

    www.religionfacts.com/hinduism Hinduism is the ancient religion of India. It encompasses a rich variety of traditions that share common themes but do not constitute a unified set of beliefs or practices.
  • What is Hinduism and what do Hindus believe ...

    www.gotquestions.org/hinduism.html Though Hinduism is often understood as being polytheistic, supposedly recognizing as many as 330 million gods, it also has one “god” that is supreme—Brahma. Brahma is an entity believed to inhabit every portion of reality and existence throughout the entire universe.
  • Hinduism - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hinduism Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or way of life. It is the world's third-largest religion with over 1.25 billion followers, or 15–16% of the global population, known as Hindus. The word Hindu is an exonym, and while Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, many practitioners refer to their religion as Sanātana Dharma, "the eternal way" which refers to the idea ...
  • Hindus - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindu Even among Hinduism denominations such as Shaivism and Vaishnavism, the Hindu identities, states Leslie Orr, lacked "firm definitions and clear boundaries". [124] Overlaps in Jain-Hindu identities have included Jains worshipping Hindu deities, intermarriages between Jains and Hindus, and medieval era Jain temples featuring Hindu religious icons ...
  • Core Beliefs of Hindus - dummies

    www.dummies.com/religion/hinduism/core-beliefs-of-hindus Hinduism is not an organized religion and has no single, systematic approach to teaching its value system. Nor do Hindus have a simple set of rules to follow like the Ten Commandments. Local, regional, caste, and community-driven practices influence the interpretation and practice of beliefs throughout the Hindu world. Yet a common thread among all […]