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    The Hindu Religion

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    Sacraments Samskaras are an important element in the belief and practice of the Hindu religion. The word samskar is evolved from the root 'samskri' which means to purify or form thoroughly. Samskriti – meaning "civilization" and Sanskrit are derived from the root 'samskri'. Samskrit was considered the most refined and grammatically perfect language compared to other regional languages in ancient times. The best rendering of samskara in English is made by the word "sacrament," meaning "religious

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    Hindu Culture

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    1. Hinduism has stood the test of time and remains relevant in modern times with a billion followers and counting. It is vastly different than the other popular religions. The poem Bhagavad Gita reveals an abundant of important Hindu thought. One important aspect that is constantly mentioned or implied in the poem is the concept of reincarnation. For example the poem states that, “There has never been a time when you and I…’nor will there ever be a time when we will cease to exist (pg. 47)’”

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    Hindu women

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    the truth that is tainted and not rooted within history. One of these mistakenly miscnceived cultures is the Hindu Culture. Americans may not see things in our cullture the way others do in their own private communities. In our society, women are beginning to get respect for the things they do and they are being looked at in the same way that men are, in various occupations. In the Hindu culture this is quiet the opposite, their society views women the same way a any other society would view those

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    hindu

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    The sixth century B.C., the Hindu religion and the caste system had become a way of life in India. They believed that the only way to gain salvation was by obeying caste rules and following complex ritual. The people taught these ritual were to strict, and did not meet the needs of the common people. So they started to listen to other religions. Buddhism is a religion founded in India, that share some comparison with Hinduism. Buddhism was founded by an Indian prince born about 563 B.C. His father

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    Essay On Hindu Culture

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    A Look at Hindu Culture Today, Hinduism stands as India’s primary religion. In fact, India houses 90% of the world’s Hindi population and 79.8% of India’s population follows the Hindu religion, according to the 2011 census. It is thought by some to be the oldest religion in the world and the “eternal law” (Fowler). This culture is truly one as defined by Edward Taylor: “A complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, law, morals, customs, and any other capability and habit acquired by man

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    Hindu Religious Traditions

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    Hindu Religious Traditions Most people in the world derive their religious beliefs and traditions from their parents and peer influences. From a religious point of view, “There are many definitions for the term ‘religion’ in common usage. [Broadly defined], in order to include the greatest number of belief systems: ‘Religion is any specific system of belief about deity, often involving rituals, a code of ethics, and a philosophy of life’” (Robinson, 1996). However, in examining Hinduism, it is

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    as religious Hindu texts written in Sanskrit. In the Upanishads, there are 108 authentic poems, but as a whole there are 150 poems which were written from 800 B.C. to the late fifteenth century A.D. The poems being interpreted in this paper are Isa, Kena, Katha, and Chandogya Upanishads, which shows the representation of Hindu values and the idea of Brahman/Atman. In this paper, I will be looking at each Upanishads selection and look at how the delivery and explanation of the Hindu “ultimate reality

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    Hindu Temple Essay

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    Hello and welcome to the new Hindu Temple. I will be your tour guide today. Hinduism is one of the oldest religions in today’s world practiced by most Indians. Hinduism was composed of many different beliefs and traditions gathered from tribal and ethnic groups. The birth of Hinduism can be dated back to the early writings of the sacred texts from the book of the Vedas composed between 1500 and 900 BCE. Santa Dharma is a phrase that is used quite often to describe the Hindu religion. That phrase translates

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    Festivals are an important tradition, in the Hindu religion. They are a way for the people to celebrate Gods, Goddesses, and their way of life. Each festival has a specific meaning, and brings rituals, food, and traditional activities. The first festival that is talked about is Navarati. In southern India this is a festival for Devi, and her battle against Mahisha. During this festival, there are altars for the Goddess. In the first three days, people worship Devi in her display as Durga (p. 135)

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    Hindu Belief of Samsara

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    Hindu Belief of Samsara (6)The Hindu belief in samsara, the cycle of life, death, and rebirth includes reincarnation into forms other than human. It is believed that someone could live many lifetimes before they become a man. Each species is in this process of samsara until one achieves moksha, union with god Brahma. The Hindu religious goal of moksha is not salvation, and does not need forgiveness, but detachment from the material world. Though some people might argue that such a goal

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