Hinduism: Understanding Sanatana Dharma
Hinduism is the oldest major religion. It has about 900 million adherents; 780 million of those are in India, comprising 79 percent of that country’s population. Hindus also make up 89 percent of the population of Nepal, where there are about 19 million adherents. In the United States, roughly two million individuals are Hindu. There are many forms of Hinduism, all with unique faiths and customs. This guide teaches you about the main varieties of Hinduism, and their rituals and practices; it also introduces you to Hindu news, music and art, points out some Hindu organizations, and helps you connect with the Hindu community online.
Known as Sanatana Dharma, or “the eternal law” in Sanskrit, Hinduism is a ... read more »
The Hindu tradition is filled with unique ceremonies and customs, from the multicolored, ... read more »
There are innumerable forms of Hinduism, as was mentioned above. The sites in this section will ... read more »
There is a vast Hindu network on the Internet waiting for your presence. Read a Hindu or Indian ... read more »
Hinduism is renowned for beautiful music and art. The Internet makes it simple to listen to a ... read more »
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