Hinduism Facts

What is the importance of Upanishads In Hinduism

Upanishads along with Bhagavad Gita form core of Hinduism. After highly evolved Sages and Rishis invoked first words of God on mother earth they were known is Vedas and were very voluminous documents. As Vedas dealt with different subjects and were four in number, Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda, it was difficult for even learned scholars […]

Did Hinduism believe in Reincarnation

The doctrine of reincarnation evolved from Hinduism. It was given to mankind by Hinduism religion. To understand doctrine of reincarnation in totality we need to understand the basics of Hinduism like:   Origination of cosmos As detailed in Upanishads (independent spiritual treatises) the present cosmos formed when God Almighty, Brahman exploded self with a big bang. This resulted in all […]

Hinduism before Vedas

Vedas are the first words of God revealed to mankind through highly accomplished sages and Rishis of that era.   Before Vedas, existed Dharma, “Your right to do what is just and right and not what was destined”. Based on inherent Dharma that existed in human beings and also all living beings, human beings conducted themselves amongst each other.   […]

Does Hinduism believe in Karma

It is Hinduism that gave philosophy of karma to mankind. To explain precept of spirituality in depth understanding doctrine of karma is necessitated. In absence of law of karma evolution in cosmic life simply could not sustain and the whole cosmos would just decay and die a natural death.   For life to evolve in cosmic system, the complex precept […]

Why is Hinduism unlike most Major Religions

Hinduism is like Prana existing in a living form, the sap in a tree. From Hinduism evolved all other religions of world. How and why?   Hinduism scriptures like Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads always say every single human being on mother earth had a spark of divinity within to become a Mahavira, Gautama Buddha, Jesus Christ or Prophet Mohammed. Adi […]

Initiation into Hinduism

Initiation into Hinduism was never necessitated. The most sacred text on mother earth Bhagavad Gita despises such practices. Even prayers offered to Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva are abhorred by Bhagavad Gita. Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita bluntly says to offer all prayers and worship directly to Brahman (God Almighty) and not his attributes like Brahma, Vishnu or […]

Does Hinduism believe in God

Hinduism religion not only believes in presence of God but also shows the path to reaching state of enlightenment, God in one’s lifetime.   Hinduism scriptures like Upanishads (independent spiritual treatises) say if a completed puzzle is Brahman (God Almighty in all its glory) then individual pieces of puzzle were independent souls’ atmans. If a grain of sand is an […]

What Hinduism says about Death

Hinduism scriptures say believe in presence of soul atman, consciousness in our heart. Once we believed in existence of world of souls’ atmans, the underlying crux of death becomes absolutely transparent and clear. Death of the body does not mean end of cosmic life cycle. As per Hinduism sacred texts the journey of life belongs to our soul atman, spirit […]

What Hinduism gave to world

How does one reach state of enlightenment in absence of teachings of spirituality contained in Hinduism? The scriptures of Hinduism pave way for entire humanity to gain enlightenment in their lifetime. No other religion on earth could do this.   For a soul atman, the consciousness within to reach its cosmic end of life, for human beings to realize their […]

Will Hinduism dominate the world

Has there been any time in the entire history of mankind when Hinduism did not dominate the entire world. We are not talking about India but Hinduism, the oldest and most sacred religion on mother earth. It is following principles of spirituality laid in Hinduism religion spiritual stalwarts like Adi Shankaracharya and in recent times Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa and Maharshi […]

How can Hinduism be both polytheistic and monotheistic

In Hinduism a believer of religion indulging in rituals considers Hindu religion to be polytheistic. Whereas a traveler of spiritual path, follower of teachings contained in Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads considers Hinduism to be monotheistic. Both were correct in their perception.   One who finds self incapable of indulging in spirituality unable to follow teachings of Lord Krishna in Bhagavad […]

As per Hinduism when is the End of World

End of the world we called mother earth means returning back to the dark ages when not even animals could survive. Such an eventuality in the near future or later is totally ruled out. As everything in this world resulted from ordination from god, the human kind was primarily a pawn in hands of God Almighty doing his bidding all […]