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Where does the name Hindu come from?

Tags: hindu, religion & spirituality
Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 15 Mar '13 10:01 pm
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The word "Hindu" comes from the name of the river Indus, which flows 1800 miles from Tibet through Kashmir and Pakistan to the sea.
Answered by vedprakash sharma, 16 Mar '13 01:32 am

 
  
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From the name of the river Indus, which flows 1800 miles from Tibet through Kashmir and Pakistan to the sea.
Answered by Quest, 16 Mar '13 01:16 pm

 
  
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We must remember that the term hindu is not even Sanskrit. Numerous scholars say it is not found in any of the Vedic literature. So how can such a name truly represent the Vedic path or culture? And without the Vedic literature, there is no basis for Hinduism

this name hindu is of persian origion
Answered by iqbal seth, 16 Mar '13 07:54 am

 
  
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The word Hindu is of persian origin. Invading muslims from Arab countries called sindu as hindu the name struck. Later it was popularised by Swami Vivaknanda
Answered by SREENIVAS, 15 Mar '13 10:20 pm

 
  
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The word "Hindu" comes from the name of the river Indus, which flows 1800 miles from Tibet through Kashmir and Pakistan to the sea. Please note ji
Answered by wenz, 15 Mar '13 10:02 pm

 
  
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