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Bildarkiv - Religion


Hinduism is the predominant religion of the Indian subcontinent.
Hinduism is often referred to as Sanātana Dharma, a Sanskrit phrase meaning "the eternal law".

Hindu beliefs vary widely, with concepts of God and/or gods ranging from Panentheism, pantheism, monotheism, polytheism, and atheism with Vishnu and Shiva being the most popular deities.
Other notable characteristics include a belief in reincarnation and karma, as well as personal duty, or dharma.

Among its roots is the historical Vedic religion of Iron Age India, and as such Hinduism is often stated to be the "oldest religious tradition" or "oldest living major tradition.