Fascinating Facts of Hinduism

Did you know that Hinduism believes in Cycle of death & rebirth? The ultimate aim is to be free from all attachments & attain ultimate freedom. This is called MOKSHA

Did you know that Hinduism believes in many names & forms of the ONE GOD The Eternal Super Power that governs the whole universe.

Did you know that the Largest festival in the world takes place in India? It’s called KUMBH MELA Where over 100 million people come together for spiritual connection.

Did you know that Hinduism believes the concept that TIME is circular with No beginning & No end? Unlike the West who consider time as being Linear.

Did you know that Hinduism is the OLDEST RELIGION in the world, dating to the beginning of the universe? Scriptures of over 5,000 year old that cover all aspects of our life have been discovered.

Did you know that Hindus believe in 108 as being a SACRED NUMBER? It’s the ratio of the Sun’s distance from Earth to the Sun’s diameter and also ratio of the Moon’s distance from the sun to the Moon’s diameter. All rosary strings have 108 beads

Did you know that in Hinduism the PURSUIT OF WEALTH is not a sin? We pray to Goddess Laxmi, the goddess of wealth for abundance & prosperity in our lives.

Did you know that JUGGERNAUT, the large articulated lorry, comes from the Hindu Jagannath, which was Powerful Rath Yatra Temple Car for Lord Janannath?

Did you know that Hindus believe in EQUALITY? Male and Female Gods are worshipped equally & in some instances, the Female deities are considered to be even more powerful.

Did you know that OM was the first sound heard during the beginning of the universe? This has been proven by scientists who studied the Bing Bang theory. Hindus believe that Om is Sound of Consciousness

Did you know that SANSKRIT was the Oldest language? The Hindu Sacred Books were written 5000 years ago in this very complex language.

Did you know that MATHEMATICS was Invented by the Hindus? “Zero”, Decimals, Infinity & Pie Are used in Astrology, which are documented in the sacred Vedas over 5000 years ago.

Did you know that Hindus RESPECT ANIMALS? Cows are especially sacred.

Did you know that MARRIAGE was Invented by Hindus? Ancient Vedic Scriptures detail the Ritual of performing the union.

Did you know that Hindus believe that RIVER GANGES is Sacred? Bathing in this river is believed to washes Sins.

Did you know that Hindus believe that LOTUS FLOWER is a symbol for Peace, Prosperity, Happiness? The beautiful flower can even grow in the dirtiest waters, but is considered to be pure with magical properties.

Did you know that most Hindus are VEGETARIAN? Hindus believe in “Ahimsa”, which Non-injury to Animals

Did you know that Hinduism believes in KARMA? Hindus believe the theory of Action & Reaction Do good, reap good rewards

Did you know that Hinduism introduced YOGA to the world? Its considered introspection & Union with God

Did you know that Hinduism introduced ASTROLOGY to the world? It’s the science of How Planets affected us all on a daily basis.

Did you know that Hinduism introduced AYURVEDA MASSAGE to the world? It’s got therapeutic properties for Healing & Relaxing.

Did you know that Hinduism introduced AYURVEDIC MEDICINE to the world? This holistic healing system is used worldwide now

Did you know that BUDDHIDM is derived from Hinduism? It’s got same basic beliefs except for Vedic rituals & to receive enlightenment through meditation.

Did you know that SIKHISM is derived from Hinduism? It’s got same basic beliefs except Sikhs believe in Guru Granth Sahib & not Images of Gods

Did you know that JAINISM is derived from Hinduism? It’s got same basic beliefs except Hindus believe Brahman created the Universe, Jains believe that Universe is not created.

Did you know that BHAGAVAD GITA is the sacred Book for Hindus? It teaches us how to fight life’s battles & attain freedom.

Did you know that SWASTIKA is an ancient sacred symbol for Hindus to bring good luck & prosperity?

Sari

id you know that Hinduism introduced SARI to the world? The most graceful, sensuous garment that does not need to be stitched.

Bindi

Did you know that Hinduism introduced BINDI to the world? It is believed to energise a chakra located between our eyebrows to ward of evil.

Did you know that Hindus believe that there’s a SOUL in all living creatures, including animals & plants?