It contains many different beliefs, philosophies and viewpoints, not always consistent with each other.
These apparent contradictions strike only those who are not familiar with this tradition: the Hindu insight claims that the Oneness expresses itself in many different forms.
Hindus do not wear footwear inside homes, temples, and other holy places. She also applies a Kumkum spot or sticks a bindi between her two eyebrows. Showing respect to elders is an integral part of Hindu culture.
They do not enter the temples after consuming alcohol and/or nonvegetarian food. They apply a spot or standing line of kumkum between the eyebrows on the forehead at the time of worship. They do not eat nonvegetarian food on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Chaturthis, Ekadashis, and many other festival days. Most of the marriages are of arranged type with the consent of bride and groom. They do not kill snakes on Mondays and on the festival day of Nagpanchami. Hindus pierce the ears of babies and put golden earrings in them. A son must take care of his parents in their old age. There are different festivals for different deities.
Judaism and Zoroastrianism also survived the many impacts they received, but Judaism failed to absorb Christianity, its all-conquering offspring, which after just a couple of centuries clearly overshadowed it, and there are only around 200,000 Zoroastrian believers left today.
The basis of Hinduism has been hit, sometimes even smashed, by many sects, movements and systems of thought: in the worst case scenarios it receded for a while, only to return more powerful than before.
It is believed that hell is located at South and paradise at North.
Unlike other religious traditions, Hinduism does not originate in a single founder, a single book or a single point in time.
It is not until the image is consecrated that its eyes are finally opened with either the touch of a paintbrush or using a golden needle.
When Hindus meet each other, they greet each other by saying ‘Namaste’ or ‘Namaskar.’ They put together the palms of both hands while saying so.
Some religious words like Ram Ram, Jai Mata Di, Jai Ram Ji Ki, Om Namah Shivay are also used sometimes. Before the start of any good work and social and religious ceremonies, Hindus worship Lord Ganesha and chant mantra: वक्रतुंड महाकाय सुर्यकोटि समप्रभ: निर्विघ्नं कुरु में देव सर्वकार्येषु सर्वदा: Vakratund Mahakay Suryakoti Samaprabhah Nirvighnam Kurumedevah Sarvakaryeshu Sarvadah 3. A married Hindu woman wears a Mangalsutra around her neck, bangles in her hand, and toe rings, which indicate that she is married.
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