In a strict sense there was no 'Hinduism' before modern times, although the sources of Hindu traditions are very ancient.
Hinduism has no definite starting point. The traditions which flow into Hinduism may go back several thousand years and some practitioners claim that the Hindu revelation is eternal.
Hinduism has been called the "oldest religion" in the world, and some
practitioners ..... Lorenzen locates the origins of a distinct Hindu identity in the
Hinduism is a collective term applied to the many philosophical and religious
traditions native to India. Hinduism has neither a specific moment of origin nor a ...
The word Hindu originated, not as the name of a religion, but as a geographical
marker. Hindu derives from the Sanskrit word for river, sindhu, from which the ...
In ancient times the river was called the 'Sindhu', but the Persians who migrated to India called the river 'Hindu', the land 'Hindustan' and its inhabitants 'Hindus'. According to scholars, the evolution of Hinduism
may be divided into three periods: the ancient (6500... More »
The history of Hinduism is unique among the world religions in that it has no
founder or date of origin. While most major religions derive from new ideas taught
Hinduism is the indigenous religion of India. It grew over thousands of years into
a body of teaching and culture which we now call Hinduism, named after the ...
May 11, 2013 ... Trying to answer the big questions of life, Hinduism offers several different
accounts for the origin of the universe. Here we also see traces of the ...
The Ancient Origins of Hinduism. by Alden Bass www.apologeticspress.org/
articles/2579. Please Note: Each coloured link within the article will lead you to a
This lesson will seek to explain the origins of Hinduism. Highlighting the Harappa
culture and the Vedic period, it will also explore the Hindu...