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What was the original name of Hinduism?

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Asked by Sudhakar Kuruvada, 16 Apr '13 12:15 am
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Sanatana Dharma or Righteousness Forever was the original name of Hinduism. It was Persians who invaded India during 6th century B.C. who gave the name Hinduism meaning the religion of people living near the Indus river. In Persian the letter H and S are pronounced almost the same so they mistook the word Sindhu (Sanskrit name for Indus) to H and then started calling Hindus and Hinduism.
Answered by Rocking Raaj, 16 Apr '13 12:16 am

 
  
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Sanatana Dharma
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Answered by Quest, 16 Apr '13 11:02 am

 
  
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Sanatana Dharma or Righteousness Forever was the original name of Hinduism. It was Persians who invaded India during 6th century B.C. who gave the name Hinduism meaning the religion of people living near the Indus river. In Persian the letter H and S are pronounced almost the same so they mistook the word Sindhu (Sanskrit name for Indus) to H and then started calling Hindus and Hinduism.
Answered by rajan, 16 Apr '13 08:15 am

 
  
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