What are some comparison and similarties of the Buddhism and hindusim religions?
The major difference is the notion of an existence of a self: atman (self in Hinduism) vs anatman (no-self in Buddhism). Anatmam is the teaching of no fixed independent existence of a self. The notion of an independent self is explained with investigation of the "skandas", which when examined do not determine the existence of a "self" . This applies also to the existence of an essence or a soul.
Why did India fail to spread the religion of Hindusim all over the world in comparision to christ community?
there are three religions in kerala which are hindusim, Christianity and Islam. Kerala has quite a large population of Islam and Christianity compared to rest of India. The population consists of about 25% Muslims, 20 % Christians and 54% Hindus and 1% others like Jains, Buddhists, etc. Note: The figures are rounded from Wikipedia.
Hinduism is also known as Sanatan Dharma or a religion which has been around since time immemorial.Unlike other religions(Islam after Prophet Mohammed ,Christianity after Jesus Christ or Buddhism after Gautam Buddha),it cannot be traced to a person or thing that can be attributed to its birth. Hinduism allows its followers to see the same God in so many forms because it allows its followers the liberty and freedom. They are not restricted to follow a…
The basic beliefs of all religions including Hindus, Christians and Muslims are traditional Superstitions! "No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot believe in both "God" and Religion, simultaneously!
I lived in India for two years as a missionary and from what I learned from them, they believe that there are many Gods (millions) and there isnt any one way or path to heaven, there are many ways. I was very often told "All paths lead to Heaven" and a tree parable was used and they said all the branches are all the religions on earth, they all lead to the same tree (God)