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More differences between Islam & Hinduism

Further to our discussion about the status of women in Hinduism mention must be made of sati, the burning of women on their husband's funeral pyre. Sati was prevalent in ancient India, when some women deemed it a great honour to die in this…

The Status of Women in Hinduism

Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world, with more than 950 million adherents. Although Hindus live predominantly in India and Nepal, they are scattered throughout the world. As we discussed in the previous two articles, in some…

Concept Of GOD In Hindusium

Hinduism is commonly perceived as a polytheistic religion. Indeed, most Hindus would attest to this, by professing belief in multiple Gods. While some Hindus believe in the existence of three gods, some believe in thousands of gods, and…

Introduction To Hinduism

The most popular among the Aryan religions is Hinduism. 'Hindu' is actually a Persian word that stands for the inhabitants of the region beyond the Indus Valley. However, in common parlance, Hinduism is a blanket term for an assortment of…