Hinduism, also know as Sanatana Dharma is one of the oldest religions of the world. It originated without any single leader or personality and evolved with scripture expressing diverse thought. By some account Hinduism has over 2000 Gods and Goddesses and yet incorporates beliefs of those who worship the Divine without form. While this religion originated in India, today there are over a billion people who call themselves Hindus and practice this religion in some form. Hinduism Religion and Spirituality Society.
Although Hinduism contains a broad range of philosophies, it is linked by shared concepts, recognisable rituals, cosmology, shared textual resources and pilgrimage to sacred sites. (wikipedia)
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- Wikipedia: Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or a way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent. Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, and some practitioners and scholars refer to it as San?tan?, "the eternal tradition", or the "eternal way", beyond human history. Scholars regard Hinduism as a fusion or synthesis of various Indian cultures and traditions, with diverse roots and no founder. This "Hindu synthesis" started to develop between 500 BCE and 300 CE, following the Vedic period.
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- Hinduism in Southeast Asia - Hinduism in Southeast Asia has a profound impact on the region's cultural development and its history. As the Indic scripts were introduced from India, people of Southeast Asia entered the historical period by producing their earliest inscriptions around the 1st to 5th century CE.
- Balinese Hinduism - Balinese Hinduism is the form of monotheistic Hinduism practiced by the majority of the population of Bali.
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- Criticism of Hinduism - Anti-Hindu sentiment is a negative perception or any sentiment against the practice and practitioners of Hinduism.
- Hindu - Hindu refers to any person who regards themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects of Hinduism. It has historically been used as a geographical, cultural, and later religious identifier for people indigenous to the Indian subcontinent.
- Hindu calendar - Hindu calendar is a collective term for the various lunisolar calendars traditionally used in India. They adopt a similar underlying concept for timekeeping, but differ in their relative emphasis to moon cycle or the sun cycle and the names of months and when they consider the New Year to start.
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Articles by Sri Maha Periaval. and Vedas. Includes his photographs, images of Goddess and links to books on Hinduism. Hinduism and Vedas.
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About the fundamentals and symbolism of Hinduism. for You: Hinduism. Includes an image gallery and FAQ. Jain for You: Hinduism.
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The basic tenets of the religion. Online: Hinduism. Includes on line English translations of the Vedas, Upanishads, and Bhagavad Gita. Interfaith Online: Hinduism.
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An article from the first edition published in 1911. Encyclopedia Britannica: Hinduism.
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Information on Vedas, Devasthanam, samskaras, temples, Sanskrit language, and saints. Sri Devasthanam.
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Contains information about the birth of the religion, Hinduism, the Vedas, reform movements, major gurus, and intermingling with Buddhist philosophies. Introduction to Hinduism.
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Articles about spirituality, Central, meditation and self-realization. included a schedule of pujas and lectures. Dharma Central.
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History and religious significance of the Amarnath cave in Jammu and Kashmir. Yatra. Includes details of the trek, registration and useful tips and a photo gallery. Amarnath Yatra.
- A Hinduism: The main religion of India www
A brief introduction to Hinduism, The main religion of India, Ramayana, and Hindu reformers. Hinduism: The main religion of India.
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The history, Vrindavan Dham, description, and stories of Mathura and Vrindavan associated with Lord Krishna. Include a biography of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Sri Vrindavan Dham.
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Includes articles and resources on the religion pertaining to the Vedantas, Hinduism, spirituality, the soul, deities, and quotations from the scriptures. Understanding Hinduism.
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Features an overview, Religion and Ethics: Hinduism, history, beliefs, list of holy days, and customs. BBC Religion and Ethics: Hinduism.
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Hinduism as Sanatana Dharma, Sanatana Dharma, worship of Sadhasiva and the unity of Kali and Krishna. Satya Sanatana Dharma.
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An on line guide for seekers and born Hindus. How to Become a Hindu.
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An introduction to the philosophy of advaita vedanta, Vedânta, as taught by Sankaracharya and his followers. Includes articles on the different systems of Hindu philosophy,upanishads and history of vedanta. Advaita Vedânta.
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Articles on the history, Hinduwebsite, symbolism, Upanishads, and Hindu way of life. Includes links to resources on temples. Hinduwebsite.
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An expanded version of the bibliography (of primary and secondary sources) which appeared as Volume I of Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, Indian Philosophies: Bibliography, edited by Karl Potter. Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies: Bibliography.
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Hindu portal. Hindu Universe. Includes an overview, complete text of scriptures, history, festivals, forums, deities, temples, activism, shopping, and newsgroup archives. The Hindu Universe.
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Describes the traditional Hindu origins of Indian music and dance including a historical account of its development. Mythological Origins of Sangeet.
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Online Panchang / Panchangam.
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Articles on Hinduism, IndiaDivine.org, translations of ancient texts, lessons in yoga and meditation, forums, audio lectures, videos on Hinduism, FAQs, scriptures, MP3 Bhajans, picture gallery, and briefs on deities. IndiaDivine.org.
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Offer four books on Hinduism free. Hinduism. Includes information on Vaishno Devi temple and articles on Hindu festivals. Spread Hinduism.
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Information about rituals, Vivaaha, prayers, issues, and customs pertaining to Hindu marriages. Vivaaha.
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Articles based on lectures by Sri Bimal Mohanty. The Spiritual Approach to Life. Many available on-line but subscription requested for access to others. Ahwan: The Spiritual Approach to Life.
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About the history, Philosophy, pre suppositions, epistemic concerns, language and schools of Hindu philosophy. Hindu Philosophy.
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A small collection of articles on Vedic thought, Philosophy, Baghavad Gita, and Hindu philosophy. Vedic Philosophy.
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Articles on Hindu culture, Potpourri, philosophy, sacred texts, and customs. Includes pictures of deities and holy men; and discussions of such topics as death, initiation, and weddings. Hinduism Potpourri.
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Articles on different aspects of Hinduism especially Vedanta. Vedanta.
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Basic terms and ideas in Indian Metaphysics, Dictionary of Indian Philosophy, Epistemology, Logic, and Ethics. Encyclopedic Dictionary of Indian Philosophy.
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Information and discussions about different aspects of Hinduism. Day Hinduism. Features links to other religious sites. Modern Day Hinduism.
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Contains prayers, Kids Universe, festivals, customs and culture through pictorial descriptions, and a forum for kids and parents. Hindu Kids Universe.
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Features writings by Shakun Narain on philosophy, Sabzi for the Aatma, articles and books on Hinduism and spirituality. Dal Sabzi for the Aatma.
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Offers audio and video streams covering Hindu scriptures and mythology (RealMedia). Bapu. Also features "shlokas" translated in English, and images of deities. Morari Bapu.
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Spiritual lectures by Sri Atmatattva Das. Discourses on Vedic Wisdom.
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Articles on different aspects of Hinduism by Dr. Hinduism. Gautam Chatterjee. Aspects of Hinduism.
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Articles about religious practices in Tamil Nadu, and Daily life, India. Includes information on gods Aiyanar and Aiyappan. Hinduism and Daily life.
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Resource on Yoga Brahma Vidya (Synthetic Science of the Absolute). Dharma Mandalam. Includes an overview, principles, and hierarchy. Suddha Dharma Mandalam.
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Essays on Spirituality, Realization, Hinduism, Self Realization, Bhagvad Gita, Yoga, Upanishads,and Mysticism by Vijay Kumar. Self Realization.
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About the importance of the worship of Shaligram in Hindu religion, Shaligram, its origin and related articles. Shaligram.
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Sadhana, Dharma, prayers, rituals and concepts of Hindu religion. Sanatana Dharma.
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Hindu cosmology, Wyoming : Hinduism, organization, religious life, worship, sacred literature, with a glossary, timeline and maps. University of Wyoming : Hinduism.
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News about Hinduism, Hindu, collected from various sources on the web. Topix: Hindu.
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Lives and sayings of saints. House. Jataka stories. Offer home study courses in different scriptures. Amba House.
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Translations of four Upanishads and Baghavad Gita. Hinduism Vault. Includes links to other sources on Hinduism. Erowid Hinduism Vault.
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Features an overview, Hinduism, and briefs on chief deities, sacred texts, beliefs, and the caste system. ReligiousTolerance.org: Hinduism.
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Features statistics on countries with the largest proportion and percentages of Hindus with respect to the total population. Adherents.com: Largest Hindu Communities.
- Chronological God Mandir www
Chronological history, Mandir, rituals, and scriptures of Hinduism. Includes information on Hindu marriage and festivals. God Mandir.
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An article by Dr. Communities of Spirit. T. K. Venkateswaran about Hinduism, and the approach of the Hindus to interfaith dialogue and cooperation. United Communities of Spirit.
- Information Sadhus www
Information about the wandering holy men of India. Sadhus.
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The history, Devotional, Ascetic, and Ritual Groups, doctrine, symbols, adherents and organizations of Hindu devotional, ritual and ascetic sects. Part of the project for an overview of world religions, of the department of Religion and Ethics at St. Martin's College, UK. Hindu Devotional, Ascetic, and Ritual Groups.
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A non profit organization established in 1985 by artistic director Malathi Iyengar. Foundation for Art & Culture. Promoting the visual and performing arts of India including music and dance. Rangoli Foundation for Art & Culture.
- Provides Yakshagana www
Provides information on Yakshagana, Yakshagana, an art form enacting the Hindu mythological stories, popular in the coastal districts of Karnataka State. Yakshagana.
- Articles Shree Bhagwad Gita www
Articles about the Hindu text Bhagwad Gita ("Song of the Lord"), Bhagwad Gita, written circa 3000 B.C. Shree Bhagwad Gita.
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Information about the Hindu scripture called Bhagvad Gita. Bhagvad Gita.
- Online Karma and Reincarnation www
Online book on the theory of karma and reincarnation in Hindu scriptures. Karma and Reincarnation.
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A journal of Hindu philosophy and religion. Moksha. Includes link to old issues. Moksha.
- For Murugan Bhakti www
For bhaktas or enthusiasts of the pan-Indian deity Skanda or Murugan. Murugan Bhakti.
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Discussion on the various aspects of worship of MAA. Sakthafamily.
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A forum for Brahmins all over the world. Braminsworld.
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Srivaishnava activities in Bahrain. satsangh of Bahrain.. Enjoy divya prabandham, stotras, Bhagavad gita, FAQ, and an image gallery. Srivaishnava satsangh of Bahrain..
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Online questionnaire that rates religions by their compatibility with your beliefs. Belief System Selector.
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Online spiritual retreat for encouragement, Beach, healing, spiritual growth. Serenity Beach.
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