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Branch of David
Oratory I
Professor: Vielka Rosas
By: Amilcar Contreras, Maritza Rodríguez, Ezeida Santamaria and Yack
The Religion Hinduism
• Hinduism is the dominant
religion, or way of life, in
South Asia.
• It includes Shaivism,
Vaishnavism and Shaktism
among numerous other
traditions.
• Hinduism, has more than one
billion followers.
"Oldest Religion"
• Hinduism has been called the "oldest
religion" in the world, and some
practitioners refer to it as Sanātana
Dharma, "the eternal law" or the
"eternal way beyond human origins.
• Western scholars regard Hinduism as
a fusion or synthesis of various
Indian cultures and traditions, with
diverse roots and no single founder.
• It prescribes the "eternal" duties,
such as honesty, mercy, purity, self-
restraint, among others.
Etymology
• Originally the word comes from
the Hindu Persian language,
which was the way the Persians
pronounced the name of the
Sindhu river (in Spanish, Indus
River, which was formerly
Hindustan border).
• According to (RAE), the
Spanish word comes from the
French hindou (/ Hindu /).
Etymology
•It is called "Hindu" to the
person who practices any of
the religions of Hinduism,
but also designates who is
part of that culture.
Location and chronology
• Hinduism is the majority now
only three states in the
world: India (birthplace of
Hinduism and its holy land),
which is 81% of the
population, Nepal, with 80%,
and the African island of
Mauritius with 48 %.
Location and chronology
• There are also a large number
of Hindu followers in
Afghanistan, Bhutan, Burma,
Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia,
Sri Lanka and Thailand.
• In the West, there are Hindus
in most of Western Europe, are
also remarkable in America.
• There are Hindu minorities in
many Latin Americans, most
notably in Panama and Trinidad
and Tobago countries.
Hindus by regions
Hindus are in the majority in:
•Bali :93,1%
Nepal: 81,3%
•India: 80,5%
•Mauricio: 54,0%
Prominent Hindu communities in
• Bangladesh (second religion after Islam).
• Bhutan (second religion after Buddhism).
• Fiji (second religion after Christianity).
• Guyana (second religion after Christianity).
• Pakistan (second religion after Islam).
• Singapore (third religion after the budismo and
islamismo )
• Sri Lanka (second religion after Buddhism).
• Suriname (second religion after Christianity).
• Trinidad and Tobago (second religion after Christianity)
Panama
Peninsula
arabiga
Mexico
Tailandia Sudafrica
Estados Unidos Indonesia
4.Beliefs
Include:
• Dharma (ethics/duties)
• Karma (action, intent and consequences)
• Moksha (liberation from samsara or liberation in this life).
karma
The theory is a combination of:
1. Causality that may be ethical or non-ethical.
2. Ethnicization that is good or bad actions have consequences.
3. Rebirth.
Moksha
Is understood in several different ways:
As the realization of one's union with God;
 As the realization of one's eternal relationship with God;
Realization of the unity of all existence;
 Perfect unselfishness and knowledge of the Self;
As the attainment of perfect mental peace.
Context
• The Hinduism is structure by its different religion that are very like and contrary to its forms. Inside
the Hinduism there are different religious ideologist.
Inside the Hindus culture exist
Politeismo
6.Practices of rituals
Life-cycle rituals
• a baby's first intake of solid food
• a child's first introduction to writing and other arts
• sacred thread ceremony.
Mantra
• invocations
• praise
• prayers
Disputes
• One of the disputed in Hinduism is the disadvantaged position
of women. As in Islam (the other major religion in India), in
Hinduism women are ritually inferior. In the 2011 census of
India, 10 found that for every 100 females there were 109
males. One reason behind this phenomenon is that women
abort female fetuses. In Hindu families, daughters are
undesired, since daughters to marry the father must pay a
dowry, and often the dowry leads to the destruction of the
family. But this is more a cultural tradition of India Hindu
religious sanction, like genital mutilation of women in Africa is
not prescribed by Islam or Christianity.
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the Hinduism.

  • 1. Branch of David Oratory I Professor: Vielka Rosas By: Amilcar Contreras, Maritza Rodríguez, Ezeida Santamaria and Yack
  • 2. The Religion Hinduism • Hinduism is the dominant religion, or way of life, in South Asia. • It includes Shaivism, Vaishnavism and Shaktism among numerous other traditions. • Hinduism, has more than one billion followers.
  • 3. "Oldest Religion" • Hinduism has been called the "oldest religion" in the world, and some practitioners refer to it as Sanātana Dharma, "the eternal law" or the "eternal way beyond human origins. • Western scholars regard Hinduism as a fusion or synthesis of various Indian cultures and traditions, with diverse roots and no single founder. • It prescribes the "eternal" duties, such as honesty, mercy, purity, self- restraint, among others.
  • 4. Etymology • Originally the word comes from the Hindu Persian language, which was the way the Persians pronounced the name of the Sindhu river (in Spanish, Indus River, which was formerly Hindustan border). • According to (RAE), the Spanish word comes from the French hindou (/ Hindu /).
  • 5. Etymology •It is called "Hindu" to the person who practices any of the religions of Hinduism, but also designates who is part of that culture.
  • 6. Location and chronology • Hinduism is the majority now only three states in the world: India (birthplace of Hinduism and its holy land), which is 81% of the population, Nepal, with 80%, and the African island of Mauritius with 48 %.
  • 7. Location and chronology • There are also a large number of Hindu followers in Afghanistan, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Thailand. • In the West, there are Hindus in most of Western Europe, are also remarkable in America. • There are Hindu minorities in many Latin Americans, most notably in Panama and Trinidad and Tobago countries.
  • 8. Hindus by regions Hindus are in the majority in: •Bali :93,1% Nepal: 81,3% •India: 80,5% •Mauricio: 54,0%
  • 9. Prominent Hindu communities in • Bangladesh (second religion after Islam). • Bhutan (second religion after Buddhism). • Fiji (second religion after Christianity). • Guyana (second religion after Christianity). • Pakistan (second religion after Islam). • Singapore (third religion after the budismo and islamismo ) • Sri Lanka (second religion after Buddhism). • Suriname (second religion after Christianity). • Trinidad and Tobago (second religion after Christianity)
  • 11. 4.Beliefs Include: • Dharma (ethics/duties) • Karma (action, intent and consequences) • Moksha (liberation from samsara or liberation in this life).
  • 12. karma The theory is a combination of: 1. Causality that may be ethical or non-ethical. 2. Ethnicization that is good or bad actions have consequences. 3. Rebirth.
  • 13. Moksha Is understood in several different ways: As the realization of one's union with God;  As the realization of one's eternal relationship with God; Realization of the unity of all existence;  Perfect unselfishness and knowledge of the Self; As the attainment of perfect mental peace.
  • 14. Context • The Hinduism is structure by its different religion that are very like and contrary to its forms. Inside the Hinduism there are different religious ideologist.
  • 15. Inside the Hindus culture exist Politeismo
  • 16. 6.Practices of rituals Life-cycle rituals • a baby's first intake of solid food • a child's first introduction to writing and other arts • sacred thread ceremony. Mantra • invocations • praise • prayers
  • 17. Disputes • One of the disputed in Hinduism is the disadvantaged position of women. As in Islam (the other major religion in India), in Hinduism women are ritually inferior. In the 2011 census of India, 10 found that for every 100 females there were 109 males. One reason behind this phenomenon is that women abort female fetuses. In Hindu families, daughters are undesired, since daughters to marry the father must pay a dowry, and often the dowry leads to the destruction of the family. But this is more a cultural tradition of India Hindu religious sanction, like genital mutilation of women in Africa is not prescribed by Islam or Christianity.

Editor's Notes

  1. It is the third largest religion in the world, after Christianity and Islam.
  2. Hinduism has been variously defined as a religion, a religious tradition, a set of religious beliefs, and "a way of life.