Meaning of Hinduism in English:

Hinduism

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noun

mass noun
  • A major religious and cultural tradition of South Asia, which developed from Vedic religion.

    ‘Respect and tolerance of other religions is one of the premises of Hinduism.’
    • ‘Upanishads which form part of the Vedas are the real foundations of Hinduism.’
    • ‘In general they said it was the elders and the pundits who kept Hinduism alive in the early days.’
    • ‘The Hindu temple is not simply a place we go to socialize or listen to lectures on Hinduism.’
    • ‘There are so many aspects of Hinduism that link it to the land and to the natural world in India.’
    • ‘We accept converts with open arms who learn about Hinduism of their own free will.’
    • ‘One of the holiest pilgrimages of Hinduism, the Amarnath Yatra attracts pilgrims from India as well as across the world.’
    • ‘Hinduism -- or at least the version of Hinduism which George practiced -- teaches all religions contain truth.’
    • ‘The Amarnath cave is considered to be one of the holiest shrines in Hinduism .’
    • ‘Tina is of Indian descent and she practices Hinduism.’
    • ‘The word yoga itself first appeared in writing in the Rig Veda, an ancient and sacred text of Hinduism.’
    • ‘The ancient spiritual practice has connections to Hinduism and Buddhism.’

Hinduism is practised primarily in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. It is a diverse family of devotional and ascetic cults and philosophical schools, all sharing a belief in reincarnation and involving the worship of one or more of a large pantheon of gods and goddesses, including Brahma, Shiva, and Vishnu (incarnate as Rama and Krishna), Kali, Durga, Parvati, and Ganesh. Hindu society was traditionally based on a caste system

Pronunciation

Hinduism

/ˈhɪnduːɪz(ə)m/ /hɪnˈduːɪz(ə)m/