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Hinduism 1 Hinduism Nicole Ureste June 20, 2010 HUM/130 Dominick Hankle
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Hinduism 2 Unlike various other Indian religions such as Buddhism, Sikhism, and Jainism, Hinduism is made up of a tradition of other Indian religious beliefs that have all been categorized together by foreigners under the British rule during the nineteenth century for the purpose of the census taking around the Indus River. Today the name Sanatana Dharma is the more preferred label which when broken down and translated means eternal or ageless religion. The spiritual beliefs of the Hindus or Santana Dharma range in difference however they do share some remarkable beliefs when it comes to the philosophical systems. They are all deeply rooted in the Vedas and other scriptures of India and also believe in the direct personal experiences of the truth through meditation. They are all strict when it comes to being central to social life that is orderly. They believe that we suffer because of our karma which is the reason that they continue to practice their strict, ethical behavior. They also all believe that the ultimate
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