Why did people convert to Hinduism?

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it is not a sematic religion like christianity and Islam. It is a samskara. No leader, no church, no organisational restrictions or rules. YOu can freely follow the books. This is a very simple answer. But Hindu is much bigger in size and it is you who decide what needs to be done. It is sort of a open source religion.
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Who were important people of Hinduism?

Answer . Sri Shankaracharya is known to be one of the most important person in Hinduism. When the world is going away from hinduism, he worked for bringing back the glory of Hinduism.

What do people who practice Hinduism believe in?

Hindus believe in one God-- the omnipotent, omniscient.. They also believe in Karma- actions and hence, in reincarnation. What you sow, so shall you reap.. There are no hard and fast rules. You can worship any way you want.. These are just the basic beliefs. If you want to know more, I'd advise y (MORE)

How many people worship Hinduism?

According to the CIA World Factbook , 13.261% out of the total world population of 6,677,563,921 worship Hinduism. (as of July 2008). According to the CIA World Factbook , 13.261% out of the total world population of 6,677,563,921 worship Hinduism. (as of July 2008)

Who are the Major people in Hinduism?

Hinduism is a polytheistic religion. they believe in divided powers just like our government which is believe to be once decedent from the Hindu religion as well. In Hinduism there is a God and then there many other gods with different powers that takes care different issues like rain, ocean... and (MORE)

What do Hinduism people believe in?

You have asked a very ambiguous question. The question should have been, 'what Hinduism people do not believe in'? The answer would have been that there is nothing that hindus do not believe in. Which is what happens when you give the right to hold individual opinions to a billion people. No two hin (MORE)

What rules do Hinduism people follow?

in the hindu religion, they believe that all animals are sacred, and so they must not eat or use anything that an animal has died for you to have. the cow is one off the most sacred. Hinus muct also follow the clothing rule, and that means wear desent colthing and must cover most of the body. th (MORE)

How do you convert to Hinduism?

No entry please. Since for over 600 years; Mosolmans and British times till now the present day, only Hindus are being converted to Islam or Christianity or some other religion. Faith in Hinduism and adopting names and traditions will make one similar to Hindu but, frankly talking, there is no provi (MORE)

Can you convert to Hinduism?

If we accept the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, as I believe we should, then yes. Christians, Muslims and people of all religions are free to convert to Hinduism if they wish, and the reverse. Article 18 says: " Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and rel (MORE)

What do Hinduism people wear for clothes?

Nowadays, Hindus can wear anything they want. A long time ago, the men wore "punjobi" and the married woman wore "sarees". The un-married ones wore the "salucomess" (dress with a long scarf hanging). Some wear regular clothes to temple.

How does Hinduism influence people?

Hinduism influences people through its teaching, philosophies andreligious practices. Hinduism is a product of Indus ValleyCivilization and religious influences.

Why do people practice Hinduism?

For the same reasons people practice any other religion. They have been taught to believe it is the correct set of tenets to follow.

Did the Ghaznavid Turks convert to Buddhism and Hinduism?

Au contraire -- they embraced Islam. In fact, they became agents for the spread of Islam (by military force) into India south of the Indus region. They set the stage for the creation of the Delhi Sultanate in India under Muslim rule. Buddhism for the most part seems to have been actively discouraged (MORE)

Why do people suffer according to Hinduism?

There is this concept called as life after death. The current life you're living is not the only one you've had. This might be your hundred billionth life. Now, in every life you do some good deeds and bad deeds. [The 'deed' issue would be explained later]. Now when you do a good deed it is saved in (MORE)

Can a Muslim girl convert to Hinduism?

The is no such thing as conversion to Hinduism. One can "be" a Hindu by simply following Hindu traditions and rituals. Read scriptures such as the Vedas, the Bhagavad Gita and etc. If we accept the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, as I believe we should, then yes. Christians, (MORE)

Can you convert from Islam to Hinduism in Dubai?

Conversion from Islam to another religion is not recognized, and no data was available to assess if any such conversions took place. The legal punishment for conversion is death, although there have been no known prosecutions nor legal punishments for apostasy in court. Converts may be persuaded to (MORE)

Who is the most famous Muslim convert to Hinduism?

Former Muslims who Converted to Hinduism Here are just a few prominent people who left Islam and converted to Hinduism: * Muslim scholar Hassan Palakkode * Aasish Khan, the son of sarod maestro Ustad Ali Akbar Khan * Nafisa Ali, former Miss India and leading social activist * Nargis Dutt (MORE)

How do you convert to Hinduism to get married in India?

You can't really. One must be born a Hindu - there is no such thing as "conversion." The traditional view, would hold a foreigner as having no caste (an "untouchable" for all intents), white or whatever, and would not be a Hindu even if married to one. Thus, if you went to India, chances are you wou (MORE)

Can you convert from Islam to Hinduism?

As per Islamic law, you have free will and full choice to select the belief that you are convinced in. No Muslim is forced to remain Muslim if he/she selects to convert from Islam to another religion or to no religion. Islam assures your free will to have the beliefs that you are convinced in. Qu (MORE)

Who was the first Beatle to convert to Hinduism?

George Harrison, the lead guitarist of The Beatles was the first Beatle to covert to Hinduism . He was often referred to as "the quiet Beatle", Harrison embraced Indian mysticism, and helped broaden the horizons of the other Beatles, as well as those of their Western audience. Harrison embrace (MORE)

How do Hinduism people practice there beliefs?

Hinduism is not like any other Religion. It has no founder nor basic tenets. so it is the most free Religion on earth. There are no fundamental Hindus because there are no fundamental principles to believe. You can live as non-believer also in Hindu Religion. It is not a sin. People practise rel (MORE)

Why does Hinduism appeal to people?

It is a religion that teaches peace and acceptance above all else. It is a religion based off of science so when they are wrong they admit it and go about their business. They have almost no terrorist groups killing people in the name of Hinduism.

How do you convert a girl to Hinduism?

You can't really. One must be born a Hindu - there is no such thing as "conversion." The traditional view, would hold a foreigner as having no caste (an "untouchable" for all intents), white or whatever, and would not be a Hindu even if married to one. Thus, if you went to India, chances are you wou (MORE)

Who was Jesus to the Hinduism people?

Jesus to the Hindus was just a Godly man, Their stumbling point is at his resurrection. However, in the oldest Hindu Scripture, the Rig Veda, (about 1000 BC), which is a collection of about 1000 hymns, there is a passage in one of the earliest hymns that talks of salvation coming to the world throug (MORE)

Who did the Hinduism people worship?

They do even now. Brahma, Vishnu along with his nine incarnations Matsya, Kacchap, Varah, Nrisimha, Vaman, Parushurama, Rama, Krishna, Buddha, Shiva, and Mother Goddess Durga are the main Gods and Goddess of hinduism. Other Gods include Shiva's sons, Ganesha and Kartikeya, Hanuman, and Goddesses Lak (MORE)

When did George Harrison convert to Hinduism?

During the filming of the movie Help! , a Hindu devotee presented each Beatle with a book about reincarnation. Harrison's interest in Indian culture expanded to Hinduism. During a pilgrimage to Bombay with his wife, Harrison studied sitar, met several gurus and visited various holy places. In 1968, (MORE)

Have people ever challenged Hinduism?

Yes, very much so. Two religious movements, Jainism and Buddhism, arose from people realizing the flaws and inequality inherent in Hinduism (it is the basis of the Indian caste system). People also took issue with the cycle of reincarnation that dictated that you could, if you lived well (did not co (MORE)

Why did Buddha convert Hinduism into Buddhism?

He didn't convert Hinduism to Buddhsm. He simply offered an option to Hindu beliefs that was eventually called Buddhism. While the two religions spring from the same cultural background and have several iconographic and concept similarities they also have significant differences with the role of god (MORE)

Who is important people in Hinduism?

All those who live to Enrich Humanity in general.The common belief is that each living creature in the universe is a part of GOD's legacy.So it is considered respectful to praise all those who work for the GOOD for all. ( Please let me appreciate the answer - How great!)

How do Hindu people practice Hinduism?

Hindus love nature. They call it Mother Earth. Prefer vegetarian food. Doing no disturbance to other creatures. They always fear a bad next birth. They prefer charity, offerings etc.

Can a Protestant convert to Hinduism?

A: If we accept the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, as I believe we should, then yes. Protestants, Catholics, Muslims and people of all religions are free to convert to Hinduism if they wish, and the reverse. Article 18 says: " Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, c (MORE)

Why do people worship tulasi in Hinduism?

It is not necessary to worship tulasi. Maybe because of its high medicinal value,purifying surrounding area and many more qualities it is considered as goddess .

Were Indians forced to convert to Islam from Hinduism?

Answer 1 Islam does not allow it's followers to enforce the religion upon any one. It was never spread on the basis of the sword but solely upon the surrender of the nation itself in front of the great leaders and knowledgeable able preachers. That is how great Islamic empires were formed and that (MORE)

How can people in Hinduism be reborn?

One major belief of Hinduism is Karma: the ideal that one isreincarnated, that is, reborn after death, in a higher or lowerstatus than their previous life, based on the good or bad deedstheir previous life did. For example, a petty thief may be rebornas an ant or a sewer cleaner, whereas a virtuous (MORE)