HUM 130 WEEK 3 DAY 7 - HINDUISM PAPER BRITTANEE BERNAL HUM...

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HINDUISM PAPER BRITTANEE BERNAL HUM 130 MARCH 20, 2010 RYAN SHOCKEY Hinduism lacks a uniting belief system, but there are many things that make the Hinduism religion unique and distinguishable as a religion. Hindu religion can differ just by where the person who practices Hinduism lives. Before researching this particular religion, I was unaware this religion does not have a distinctive uniting belief. This means that people that practice the religion depending on where they are located they have the same basics but practice the religion in different ways and different traditions. Although Hinduism does not have one single belief system there are principles that are shared throughout the religion and unite people who choose Hinduism as their religion. For one thing Hindu people believe in Karma. Karma is defined as every action, thought, or decision one makes has consequences, good or bad. Another uniting factor for Hinduism is the three-in-one God known as “Brahman”. Brahman includes Shiva which is known as the destroyer, Vishnu is considered the preserver, and lastly, Brahma, the creator. Another common tradition that the Hindu people share is they believe in reincarnation. Reincarnation is defined as each person experiences as series of physical births,
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course HUM 130 HUM 130 taught by Professor Isaacs during the Summer '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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