Bastardiation of the pluram form of Hindu (Hindu's.)
Judaism is about 3500-4000 years old. Hinduism ain't that old. Anyone who thinks that is a moron.
The oldest religion on Earth. Over a billion followers. That's great for a religion that never set up missionaries. It has survived the invasions of the Muslims and the British. Even though it may have many Gods, different from Christianity, all it's Gods are one aspect of a universal spirit. I definitely think Hinduism is an awesome religion. It has no main founder, no one big text, and has influenced a lot of the world.
Lord Venkataswara is one of the important Gods of Hinduism.
the most tolerant religion in the world
Hinduism is the oldest religion in the world,with most followers in india.
Contrary to all postings here, a follower of "Hinduism" or the "Hindu Religion".
I am a Hindu.
First of all, as a Hindu who has been raised by Hindu parents, I'm seriously insulted by some of these definitions! A Hindu is not a hippie, by definiton. Hinduism is not polytheism. Jains are not Hindus. And we are not evil blood-sucking vegetarians or whatever the hell you think.
Okay, Hinduism is not actually a religion. Just thought I'd clear that up. A Hindu was one who lives in the Indus Valley Civilization, near the Indus river. They were the most advanced people in the world (we invented the sewer system, bitch!). They had many different religions that were very similiar, such as Advaita.
These religions were actually monotheistic. God is one but exists in different forms. You can pray to one form for strength and protection, and pray to another form for wisdom and knowledge. It keeps things simple. Each form has a female counterpart, but once again, these are simply incarnations. There is only one God. When you pray to Vishnu, you're just praying to God. When you pray to Durga, you're still praying to God.
The religions from the Hindu civilization have been merged to form the religion we know today as Hinduism. Those who are Hindus by blood are the descendants of this great civilization. Those who convert aren't, but they're cool anyway.
Hindus pray in temples. The 'dot on the forehead' is known as a bindi. It's there for medical reasons, actually. Those really old scientists knew that that place just above where your eyebrows meet is also an impo...
A major religion in India, with an abundance of followers. Despite being one of the most liberal religions in the world, some assholes enjoy bashing it for no reason other than to feel better about their pathetic selves, people like jason styXxX, a fucking asshole. people who bash other religions need to rethink their own, because it obviously isnt doing them any good.
sushmita sen is a hindu.
jason styXxX is an asshole.
A Hindu is someone who follows the Hindu religion. It is not to be confused with someone who speaks Hindi, a language. Us Hindus have something like a trinity, with Brahma the Creator, Vishnu the Preserver, and Shiva the Destroyer(of evil). Some Hindus are vegetarians, though some eat meat. We are vegetarians because we believe in the innate goodness of EVERY living being. Hindus do fight in wars, because we try to protect Dharma, honor and goodness, and we only fight when we know the other is evil.We are ready to fight even our own brothers for Dharma. We have many gods, but we believe in one universal God, and we pray for all our different gods for different things, but we are really just praying to God. And as for those dummies who trash Hinduism, don't believe them. I'm not being a whiny dweeb here, OK, just sticking up for my religion. What would you do if some person just started insulting your thoughts and beliefs? And about those Hindu extremists, WE DO NOT, AT ALL, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, PROMOTE THIS KIND OF BEHAVIOR. These people are unopen, cruel zeolots who have ultimately failed their religion. But we do believe in forgivness, to some extent, but only if you are truly sorry for your actions, completely understand what you did and why it was bad, and will do anything to make it better. And, just for the record, we don't drink cow pee!!!!! We don't smell like curry(because that's just like saying Americans smell like hamburgers) and anyways, not all Hindus are...more...
contrary to what was said above by Bush is a Poop "I have several Hindu friends. They go to the Jain Temple up the street from me."
Jains are not Hindus, although both are prominently Indian "religions".
Jains are not hindus.