Hinduism definition

  • noun:
    • A diverse human body of religion, viewpoint, and cultural training native to and predominant in India, described as a belief in reincarnation and a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are components of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils.
    • A religion, philosophy and culture native to Asia, characterized by the belief in reincarnation and a supreme oneness personified in many forms and natures.
    • the principal religion of Asia; described as a caste system anud belief in reincarnation.
    • a complex of philosophy and values and customs including worship of many gods, particularly the Trimurti composed of Brahma the Creator; Vishnu the preserver; and Shiva the destroyer.
    • The faith professed by a large area of the inhabitants of India.
    • the religion of all people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
    • a body of religious and philosophical thinking and cultural practices indigenous to Asia and predicated on a caste system; it's characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many kinds and natures, by the view that opposing concepts tend to be facets of one endless truth, by a desire for liberation from earthly evils

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