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What do You understand by the term 'HINDU'?

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Asked by imran khan, 23 Oct '07 01:28 pm
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People living in Hind (India).....but unfortunately many ppl have misconception about the term HINDU and they refer it with the religion they worship of
Answered by Abs, 23 Oct '07 01:33 pm

 
  
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Answered by sujit, 23 Oct '07 01:28 pm

 
  
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The word Hindu is much older than the word Hinduism it was made merely into an ism by British.
The first occupants of Indus valley were sanathanis who were there from time immemorial they called the river,Mother goddess of all.Later 108 tribes from far north west came and the sanathanis happily accommodated them also in the valley these tribes they used to fight with each other earlier in their native place later a famine came which nmade them leave in search of a better palce to live in.During the migration they forgave and forgot the enmity between them and a wise elder of one group was leading them.He never knew where to lead them and he followed the mating calls of two Jatayu birds which is Hinfrom male and Du from female and finally after months and years of migration and suffering they reached the great river valley and were frightened to see another group(Sanathanis) settled on its bank.Their insecurirty was mainly due to the fear of attack from the original inhabitants of the ...more
Answered by ranjith nambiar, 24 Oct '09 09:47 am

 
  
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The word Hindu is said to be derrived from the 'SINDH'. Sindh is the river flowing from Himalayas and then merges in Arabian sea enroute pakisthan of today. Aryans settled along the bank of Sindh river and developed their own civilization. Later they are called as Hindus as they spread their traditions and practices to the rest.. This is the normally accepted version of the origin of Hindu.
Answered by Bhaskaruni Radhakrishna, 23 Oct '07 01:38 pm

 
  
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A Hindu as per modern definition, is an adherent of the philosophies and scriptures of Hinduism, and the religious, philosophical and cultural system that originated in the Indian subcontinent.

There are approximately 1 billion Hindus, making Hinduism the third largest religion in the world after Christianity and Islam. Approximately 890 million Hindus live in India. Other countries with large Hindu populations include Bangladesh, Fiji, Guyana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. Hinduism is one of the oldest existing religions in the world.

The term Hindu originated in Persia, where it was derived from Sindhu, Sanskrit for the Indus River. The Rig Veda mentions the land of the Indo-Aryans as Sapta Sindhu (the land of the seven rivers in northwestern South Asia, one of them being the Indus). This corresponds to Hapta Həndu in the Avesta (Vendidad or Videvdad: Fargard 1.18)the sacred scripture of Zoroa ...more
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 23 Oct '07 01:34 pm

 
  
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It's relegion which treets to respect all. Karm kare je phal ki ichhaa mat kar AYE Insaan
Answered by jatinder satish sareen, 23 Oct '07 01:31 pm

 
  
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Hindu is ancient religion of india based on holy scriptures vedas, manusmriti, ramayana etc. and caste system also called varna vyavastha is an integral part of it. idol worship is also a component of the religion.
Answered by Gulshan Ajmani, 23 Oct '07 01:30 pm

 
  
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It s religion and religion is a way of finding answers to what we have nt proved!
Answered by hari menon, 23 Oct '07 01:30 pm

 
  
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A person who belives in Hiduisam is called Hindu.
Answered by Ali Mohammad sheikh, 23 Oct '07 01:29 pm

 
  
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