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Contrary to all postings here, a follower of "Hinduism" or the "Hindu Religion".
I am a Hindu.
by maxre August 11, 2003
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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.
by Dude December 29, 2004
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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 Indian, but a high majority are. So that's basically Hinduism!
Non-Hindu: Hey, you don't smell like cow pee! But you do drink it right?
Hindu: Ewwww of course not! Who told you that?
Non-Hindu: Some weirdo on UrbanDictionary.
Hindu: Well please don't believe hiim!
by krispykargie September 19, 2008
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Hinduism is the oldest religion in the world,with most followers in india.
by HinduBrahmin February 18, 2005
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Someone who follows the religion of Hinduism or originally known as Sanatan Dharma.

It is known as the oldest religion and is the 3rd most prominent in the world next to Islam and Christianity.

Hindus are awesome.
"I'm Hindu, I go to the Mandir to pray"
by yoyoyo1418 May 29, 2009
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A religion which teaches love, tolerance, truth, non-violence, mercy, forgiveness and self control.

There are no strict rules in Hinduism, it’s just a feeling.
Hindus great everyone by saying Namaste which means "The sprit within me perceives and adores the sprit within you."

My parents are Hindu. They go to temple to pray. I never go to a temple and no one asks me too. I am a Hindu.
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