Hinduism

interesting religion

founder

No Founder

Higher Power

none

Date Founded

Earliest forms date to 1500 BC or earlier

Adherents (followers)

900 million

Size Rank

Third largest in the world

Sacred text (Holy Book)

Vedas, Upanishads, Sutras, Bhagaved Gita

Spiritual Leaders

Guru or Sage

Ultimate Reality

Brahman

Major Holidays

Mahashivarati, Holi, Diwali,

Beliefs about Afterlife

If Karma unresolved, soul is born into a new body;if Karma resolved, to attain moksa (liberation)

Beliefs

1) Human Nature-in bondage to ignorance and illusion but able to escape.

2) Purpose of Life-to attain liberation (from the cycle of reincarnation)

3) How we live -order life according to the dharma

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places to worship

this is a hindu temple where they go to worship
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