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What Attracts One to Hinduism?

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Asked by Sudhakar Kuruvada, 15 Apr '13 05:40 pm
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The concepts of utmost freedom of thoughts and actions. That's what attracts many to Hinduism. Hinduism never forbids any one to question its fundamentals. On one side, in Hinduism, you may come across people worshiping pests like rats, and still on other side you will come across concepts parallel to Quantum Physics and Neil's Bohr Theory of nuclear structure and reactions. On one side Advaita (There is only one) philosophy is discussed and promoted, still on other side Dvaita (Two - duality) philosophy is discussed and promoted. Hinduism never ever banished any one, since he or she wrote a wrong scripture or did not observe a particular ritual.
There was never a Salman Rushdie (author of Satanic Verses) in Hinduism and never will be there one. Mahatma Gandhi wrote, even atheists can call themselves as Hindus. That is very true. In fact the Charvaka philosophy or Nastika philosophy, (existed during the Vedic period) founded by Charvaka rejected the existence of God and considered re ...more
Answered by Rocking Raaj, 15 Apr '13 05:41 pm

 
  
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Iits unique culture, value of ancient religion, universal brotherhood, live and let live and respect for other religions and views and no force conversion.rich knowledge yog, ayurved
Answered by Ramesh Agarwal, 15 Apr '13 07:45 pm

 
  
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I have a non-Hindu friend who said he wished he too had a God like Krishna whom he shower with love like the Hindus do
Answered by Vikram, 15 Apr '13 05:49 pm

 
  
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Sirf naam kaafi hai. there is no terrorism, there is no force on anyone to change the religion from xyz to hinduism, principles of hinduism like sahishnutaa, sarva dharma sam bhaav, ahinsaa attracts people to this religion.
Answered by Manoj Joshi, 15 Apr '13 05:45 pm

 
  
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Hinduism and its saints can claim to have millions of NON-HINDU followers world-wide. Hindu spiritual societies like Art of Living, ISKCON, Vivekananda society, Yoga Gurus, Mediation centers, spiritual leaders like Mata Amritanandmayi, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar etc. have millions of non-Hindu followers and well wishers spread all over the world. This can't be true either for Christianity or Islam. In these two religions followers of spiritual figures (like pope and other christian and muslim religious leaders like Zakir Naik etc.) are only from their own religions. Hinduism has its own ways which are very different from strict conversion rules of Christianity and Islam.
Answered by Psycho, 15 Apr '13 05:43 pm

 
  
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Its way of life
Answered by Quest, 16 Apr '13 10:15 am

 
  
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Iits unique culture, value of ancient religion, universal brotherhood, live and let live and respect for other religions and views and no force conversion.rich knowledge yog, ayurved
Answered by rajan, 16 Apr '13 08:43 am

 
  
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The thinking of hindutva
Answered by babu rao, 15 Apr '13 05:50 pm

 
  
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