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Hinduism: 1 billion peopleMother religion of three other religions: Jainism, Buddhism, SikhismHistory of HinduismUnlike Xnty, Islam, Judaism, Confucianism (point to individual as their beginning)Judaism to a lesser degree because it has an event as its beginning (exodus from Egypt)from NW passage to Indiaconquest of India not rightanalogy to Cubans in MiamiAryans brought Christian-based religion and culture with themPriests were focal point; in charge of religion and sacrificeAnother ip function is that they composed hymns and gave to followersBecause of illiteracyA.D.-Ano Domini (Xn)Common-to Judaism and Christianitypossess special authoritySanskrit: to sit nearMasters don’t give easy answers when students ask questionsAnswer is yesused the scientific method to answer question through observations and conclusionsobserved out and inorder in the universe; cycles;concluded that there is an ordering principleBrahman-holy power independent of everything ,and yet source of everything. He is in
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