Hinduism - Beliefs and Practices
Hinduism also known as Sanatana Dharma, is the oldest living religion in the world. It is practiced by over a billion people. Although it originated in India, today Hinduism is a world religion practiced in every part of the world. An ancient religion with prehistoric roots, it represents several traditions, each of which can be considered a religion in itself. We have included here comprehensive information on Hinduism, Hinduism resources, definition, history, Hindu way of life, beliefs and practices, philosophy as represented by the six Darsanas with special emphasis upon Vedanta, the origin and antiquity, symbolism of gods and goddesses, sects, schools, ritual practices, temple traditions, gurus, saints, Saivism, Shaktism, Tantrism, Vaishnavism, Vedism or Brahmanism, translations of sacred texts such as the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavadgita, the Sutra literature, the Tantras, Dharma Sastras and more. Please check the Hinduism A to Z link, which contains additional resources on the various aspects and esoteric practices of Hinduism, Yoga and Vedanta. This page contains the most unique and comprehensive information on Hinduism. Please do not let search engines determine what you should read and which sites you should visit. We update our site content frequently. Therefore, please click here to bookmark our site and keep checking for new information regularly. Hinduwebsite.com is founded .to spread information and awareness of the religions that originated in India. If you are a Hindu, Buddhist, Jain or Sikh, we request you to spread information about this website to your friends and family members.
on the origin, definition, introduction, philosophy,
tradition, scriptures and growth of Hinduism, and the
factors that shaped its essential philosophy and practice.
Essays on Hinduism
Essays on the principles and practices of Hinduism,
explaining its beliefs, gods and philosophy Hinduism,
tradition practices and beliefs.
Symbolism in Hinduism
scriptures are replete with symbolic metaphors and philosophical
truths. Know the symbolic significance hidden in the
scriptures, beliefs, practices, and deities of Hinduism.
Concepts of Hinduism
Basic concepts and percepts arranged alphabetically
that are important to our understanding of the beliefs,
philosophy and practices of Hinduism.
of major and minor Upanishads, essays on the introduction,
meaning, philosophy and significance of the Upanishads,
Vedanta, Brahman, Atman, books, etc.
Hinduism-A to Z
a very comprehensive list of internal resources that
will help you understand the basic as well as advanced
aspects of Hinduism beliefs and practices.
Translations of Bhagavadgita, essays, concepts, wisdom,
commentary, philosophy, symbolism, paths to self-realization,
analysis, history, significance, secrets, etc.
on the little known aspects of Hinduism, esoteric rituals,
Tantra, methods of worship, advanced spiritual practices,
deeply hidden mysteries, occult practices, death, afterlife,
is Hinduwebsite Shaivism (Saivism) section on Shiva,
Saiva Philosophy, history, beliefs, practices, deities,
concepts, and sectarian movements.
about the Vedas, translations, literature, beliefs and
practices, rituals, sacrifices, gods and goddesses,
history, philosophy, symbolism, and related subjects.
of internal resources on Yoga, that will help you know
the theory, history, principles, types, techniques,
essential concepts, and practices of Yoga.
of writings on the six schools of Hindu philosophy known
as Darsanas such as Samkhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Vaisheshika,
Vedanta, Mimansa, etc.
The Hindu Way of Life Part 1
on Hinduism, Hindu way of life, beliefs and practices,
the concept of God, Soul, Karma, idol worship and incarnation.
essays about what Hinduism is, basics, definition, history,
gods, beliefs and practice, social, religious and secular
aspects and Hindu way of life.
here a collection of essays on Brahman, who is extolled
in the Upanishads and Samhitas as the Supreme Self,
the highest God, Creator, and the absolute, eternal
provoking Essays and transformative wisdom on spiritual
practices, yoga, meditation, contemplation, divine life,
and related knowledge for inner awakening.
Hindu Dharma Shastras
complete translations of Hindu Law Books or Books of
Duty by Manu, Apastamba, Vashista, Gautama and Baudhayana
with links for comparative analysis and understanding.
collection of link resources to Hinduism, sects, schools
of philosophy, origins, history, products, associations
and organizations, practices, beliefs, monasteries,
e-Texts on Hinduism
good resources to find eBooks and e-texts on Hinduism
and related religions as well as on self development
saints, swamis, spiritual masters and great souls of
India who played a significant role in preserving Hinduism
through their teachings and service.
here Hindu prayers and invocations to popular gods and
goddesses of Hinduism, which are transliterated into
English and used by devout Hindus during worship
Symbols of Hinduism
the meaning and significance of various secular and
religious symbols, names, forms, and archetypal images
of Hinduism .
Questions & Answers
section we present answers to the questions that are
raised by the visitors to Hinduwebsite.com. The questions
are answered in comprehensive details to clear any doubts
the questioner may have.
Hinduism in Pictures
here a graphical representation of Hinduism, its beliefs,
concepts, and practices, all explained in easy to understand
statements along with relevant images, and explanatory
text for each selected topic.
make Hinduism very colorful and vibrant. Perhaps there
is no other religion in the world where people celebrate
so many festivals. Find here a list of essays on important
Rites and Rituals
ritual model forms the basis for many beliefs and concepts
of Hinduism such as creation, karma yoga, procreation,
rebirth, birth and death, etc. This section contains
important essays about the ritual tradition of Hinduism.
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