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Hinduism Paper 1 Hinduism Paper Ashley Martin Hum/130 Randall Otto June 26, 2011
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Hinduism Paper 1 Hinduism Paper Sanatana Dharma or Hinduism is an accumulation of many beliefs of religious, philosophical, cultural ideas, and practices (Veda (Living Religions, 2005). In Hinduism, they believe in one absolute being or God. There are many divinities or manifestations that appear in separate form but are part of one universal spirit called Brahman. Hindu’s believe that there is more than one divinity that makes up Brahman. Some of the main Hindu Gods are known as Brahma, the creator of the universe; Vishnu, its preserver; and Shiva, its destroyer. Hindu’s believe in the divinity of the four Vedas, the world's earliest scripture. These Vedas consist of Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda (Living Religions, 2005). These Vedas are believed to provide divine knowledge and considered the foundation of the Hindi philosophy. Hindu’s also believe in Karma which each individual creates his own destiny by his
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