For the Hindu people in India, Hinduism is not only a religion; it is part of their existence. This BBC web site teaches about Hinduism and its beliefs and practices. The basic elements of Hinduism are described and also compared to other religions. Learn how the Hindu people practice their religion and what they believe about the cycle of lives.
An excellent overview of the Hindu religion is offered by the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs. You will find background information about Hinduism and an overview of Hindu beliefs. Learn about the everyday rituals practiced by many Hindus and examine the demographics of Hinduism. Check out the key terms on the menu.
Three great civilizations developed along the Indus River thousands of years ago. The last of the three collapsed shortly after an Aryan invasion of India. The two cultures combined and the Hindu and Buddhist religions were born. Explore India's main geographic features.
Books in our library
Hinduism by Vasudha Narayanan
Publication Date: 2009-08-01
Hinduism by Madhu Bazaz Wangu
Publication Date: 1991-03-01
The Hinduism? by Anita Ganeri
Publication Date: 2002-03-23
Gods and Goddesses of Ancient India by Tammy Laser (Editor)