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.
Hinduism is a religion which originated in Ancient India, and holds the title of the oldest religion to date.
Hinduism is much more philosophically based than many monotheistic religions, and does not preach an eternal Hell or Heaven, salvation, redemption, nor does it promise eternal life on Earth. Hinduism does promise, however, a different form of "eternal bliss" and end to suffering. (explained below)
Hinduism has many holy texts, but the most sacred are the Vedas and Upinashads. The Bhagavad Gita, a section of the epic Mahabarata, is sometimes referred to as the "Hindu Bible" because in this text the Lord Krishna relays the major points of the Hindu faith to Arjuna, a warrior hero.
The major beliefs of Hindus include reincarnation, karma (the belief that actions in this life will contribute to the quality of the next life. good actions yield good results, bad yields bad), and ahimsa (nonviolence to all living things). Ahimsa will help one attain good karma, which in turn will help him/her achieve a higher quality next life. The ultimate goal of the Hindu is to achieve moksha, or union with the eternal soul, Brahman. (since the ultimate goal is a union with THE eternal soul, Hinduism is fundamentally "monotheistic," the visible manifestations of God such as Vishnu and Shiva are representations of Brahman, so that the human mind can comprehend it). Union with the eternal soul can be attained through meditation and yogic practices or dedication and devotion to...
The biggest lie in human history. It has been responsible for more deaths throughout human history than all other unnatural causes combined. For a thousand years the Church was a tyrannical dictatorship that used religion to control the uneducated masses. Free your minds and come into the 21st century
"Religion is the child of Ignorance and Fear"
One of the principal Hindu deities, worshiped as the destroyer and restorer of worlds and in numerous other forms. Shiva is often conceived as a member of the triad also including Brahma and Vishnu.
Lord Shiva. The water flowing from his locks is a depiction of the River Ganga considered to be a goddess in Hinduism. In Hindu mythology, when Ganga descended from the heavens, the Earth could not bear her flow so Lord Shiva agreed to bear it. Lord Shiva's skin turned bluish as he drank the Halahala poison that came out of the churning of the oceans.
"shiva will destroy all those who think cannabis is illegal"said the goddamn president of india.
1.The Hindu god of preservation. Known to many as the most powerful deity.
2.A hot, pimpin Indian guy.
A guy named Vishnu shows up at a party. All girls walk over to him.
A guy who talked to some Jewish guys, some Christian guys, and some Islam guys, and accidentaly caused more people to die than anyone else in human history.
And people wonder why he doesn't talk much to us anymore.
Where every company outsources our jobs to.
"Thank you for calling HP, please hold while we transfer you to a customer service representative."
A Pandit at a Mandir or Temple holds the ceremonies.
a pandit is a scholar, a teacher, particularly one skilled in Sanskrit and Hindu law, religion, music or philosophy.
a pandit is synonymous to a priest.
"the Hindu Pandit at the Mandir is performing the ceremony"
The classic Arabic word for God.
Also, in the original Christian
Bibles, God is referred to as Allah. In old Hebrew, the word 'Elohim' refers to God (holding similarity to the Arabic word 'Allahum' meaning 'God is'.
No, you ignorant fuckhead, Allah is not exclusive to Islam. Allah is supposed to be the same god as in Judiasm and Christianity.
Pronunciation Key (bäg-väd-gt)
A sacred Hindu
text that is incorporated into the Mahabharata and takes the form of a philosophical dialogue in which Krishna
instructs the prince Arjuna in ethical matters and the nature of God.
Bhagvaan's BhagavadGita ... sambhavaami yuge yuge ...