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Click to edit Master subtitle style Hinduism The oldest religion and yet not considered an organized  religion
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Overview of Hinduism n Hinduism shouldn’t be thought of as an  organized religion. n There wasn’t a founder, there are no  profits and there are many different sects  that worship in dissimilar ways from each  other. n Hinduism is a very inclusive and peaceful 
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Hindu beliefs n Hindus recognize 3 principle gods: 1. Brahma- created the universe 2. Vishnu- preserves the universe 3. Shiva or Siva- destroys the universe
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The principles of Hinduism Purity, self-control, detachment, truth, and  non-violence
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Dietary Restrictions n All products from a cow are sacred,  therefore NOT to be consumed Except milk and ghee n Most are vegetarian; some strict and some  lacto-ovo n Do not drink alcohol  n Garlic, turnips, leeks, mushrooms and red- hued foods may be avoided 
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2011 for the course HUEC 4016 taught by Professor Myhand during the Spring '11 term at LSU.

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