Hinduism is an ancient religion with

Hinduism is an ancient religion with - Buddhism remains the...

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Hinduism is an ancient religion with no founder or known date of origin. The term "Hinduism" simply derives from the word "India" and refers to a wide variety of religious traditions and philosophies that have developed in India over thousands of years. Most Hindus worship one or more deities, believe in reincarnation, value the practice of meditation, and observe festive holidays like Diwali and Holi. Learn more about Hinduism by selecting a topic below. Founded in India 2,500 years ago,
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Unformatted text preview: Buddhism remains the dominant religion of the Far East and is increasingly popular in the West. Over its long history Buddhist ha s developed into a wide variety of forms, ranging from an emphasis on religious ritual s and worship of deities to a complet rejection of both rituals and deities in favor of pure meditation. But all share in common a great respect for the teachings of the Buddha, "The Enlightened One." Learn more about Buddhism by selecting a topic below....
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course PHILOSOPHY 101 taught by Professor Buechner during the Spring '06 term at Rutgers.

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