What is the difference between Hinduism and Buddhism

Buddhism followed the trail of Hinduism. It went where Hinduism was already known and honored. It made a permanent niche in the affections of the people and destroyed nothing, it acquired a new wealth and became thoroughly indigenous. Buddhism and Hinduism both have their origins in the Indian subcontinent and Lord Buddha, the prophet of … Read more

Different Gods in Hindu religion

Hindu religion is polytheistic. It’s populated with many gods and goddesses who represent pieces of the one true God, giving a person who wishes to worship the religion an unlimited number of gods to worship. The Hindu religion consists of 33 million gods for individuals to worship. Brahman, Vishnu, and Shiva each possess special qualities, … Read more

The Bhagavad-Gita Reflection

The original Bhagavad-Gita was written somewhere between 400 and 200 B.C. Despite its age, it is still a relevant Hindu text that is studied and lived by today. It can easily be applied to one’s everyday life, even for one who is not Hindu. The text is full of lessons from the Hindu entity, Krishna, … Read more

Puja at Home and in the Temple

Puja the Hindu meaning of worship is the core ritual of popular polytheistic Hinduism (Fuller, 2004, p. 57). It primarily means paying respect or homage to one or more Gods through numerous actions that express the wish to please the chosen deity and offer service to them and hope for the blessing of God in … Read more

Hinduism and Buddhism

Throughout the world, different nations have different believes or religion. Some religions evolve from others, and others are combination of other religions. Religion is a way of life, a life style; it should dictate how you live your life. For instance, in India, Buddhism evolved from Hinduism, a religion were people believe in 300, 000 … Read more

Hinduism and Buddhism

Hinduism and Buddhism are two very old and sacred religions. Although they are very similar in many ways, the differences are distinct enough to separate them completely. One significant difference is the idea of a god or supreme being. While Hinduism believes and puts faith in a god, Buddhism does not. Hinduism teaches of an … Read more

Hinduism Origins, Roots Etc

The origins of the Hindu religion can be traced back to the year 5000 BCE. The word Hindu is a very old word. In ancient times, the river Indus was called Hindu by the Persians who had migrated there. They also called the land Hindustan and its inhabitants, Hindus. After that, the religion that followed … Read more

Hinduism vs Buddhism

It is first of all necessary to establish what is meant by the term “God”. This term is used to designate a Supreme Being endowed with the qualities of omnipotence and omniscience, which is the creator of the universe with all its contents, and the chief lawgiver for humans. God is generally considered as being … Read more

Karma and Reincarnation

The twin beliefs of karma and reincarnation are among Hinduism’s many jewels of knowledge. Others include dharma or our pattern of religious conduct, worshipful communion with God and Gods, the necessary guidance of the Sat Guru, and finally enlightenment through personal realization of our identity in and with God. So the strong-shouldered and keen-minded rishis … Read more

Hinduism, Vaishnavaism and Shivaism

Hinduism was founded sometime between 1500 and 500 CE in the are of the Indus valley civilization. There is no individual founder and no names given to say who developed it. They are many gods in the religion of Hinduism. Many Hindu followers believe that one of the gods is the true god, this creates … Read more

Hinduism vs Buddhism

The concept of God It is first of all necessary to establish what is meant by the term “God”. This term is used to designate a Supreme Being endowed with the qualities of omnipotence and omniscience, which is the creator of the universe with all its contents, and the chief lawgiver for humans. God is … Read more