Although Hinduism cannot be attributed to one specific person, it is the oldest and extant religion that dates back to before 6500 B.C. However, there is no exact date for its origin or formation.
Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Hinduism
When did Hinduism originate?
Hinduism is so ancient that it is hard to say exactly when the earliest form of Hinduism originated. It is thought to have evolved from the proto-Indo-Iranian culture of southern Russia, sometime in the third millennium BCE. ...
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How did Hinduism originate from Buddhism?
Hinduism did not originate from Buddhism but vice versa as Siddhārtha Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was a royal Hindu prince born to King Śuddhodana and Queen Maha Maya of the Shakya clan, which ruled parts of India and Nepal during this time period. ...
What religion did not originate in the area of southwest Asia?
Too many to list but if you are talking about major religions, they are: Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shintoism ...