Hinduism

Founder

There is no particular founder of Hinduism.


Founded around 5,000 years ago.


http://hinduismfacts.org/founder-of-hinduism/

Symbol

Om or Aum Is the most important symbol in Hinduism it is considered the sound heard at the creation of the universe.


http://hinduismfacts.org/hindu-symbols/

Worship

The Hinduism is worships at shrines to make offerings.

Where today is it worshiped.

It is worshiped all over the world mainly in south eastern Asia.

Practices

The 4 Yogas- seeking union with the divine


  • Karma Yoga- path of action
  • Jnana Yoga- path of knowledge
  • Raja Yoga- path of meditation
  • Bhakti Yoga- path of devotion

Sacred Text

Divided into 2 categories Sruti and smriti

Sruti literally means "that what is revealed"

Smriti means "that what is remembered"


http://hinduismfacts.org/hindu-scriptures-and-holy-books/

Sin, Hell

Hinduism admits of no mortal sin, no eternal hell, no satan, no intrinsic evil


http://www.hinduismtoday.com/modules/smartsection/item.php?itemid=3217

Heaven

If a mortal dies where their soul goes depends on his previous action, thoughts, and time of their death. For example if a man is thinking about his family he will go to the heaven of ancestors.


http://www.hinduwebsite.com/hinduism/h_death.asp

Wealth (poor, rich)

Wealth is regarded as a beneficial and positive value such also and morality


http://berkleycenter.georgetown.edu/essays/hinduism-on-wealth-and-poverty