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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.

History of Hinduism - Wikipedia

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The Indo-Aryans were a branch of the Indo-European language family, which many scholars believe originated in Kurgan culture of the ...

Hinduism Origins, Hinduism History, Hinduism Beliefs - Patheos

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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 ...

Hinduism - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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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 complexity of ...

Hindu History - ReligionFacts

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Mar 17, 2015 ... 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 ...

Puja | What are the origins of Hinduism? - Smithsonian

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Rather, it is the fusion of many religious beliefs and philosophical schools. Accordingly, Hinduism is said to be a religion of a million and one gods. Its origins are ...

Theories About the Origin of Hinduism

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Mar 30, 2016 ... According to historians, the origin of Hinduism dates back to 5,000 or more years. The word "Hindu" is derived from the name of River Indus, ...

Origin, Definition and Introduction to Hinduism - Hinduwebsite.com

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Essays on the origin, definition, introduction, philosophy, tradition, scriptures and history of Hinduism.

BBC - Religions - Hinduism: History of Hinduism

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Aug 24, 2009 ... Although there is an emphasis on personal spirituality, Hinduism's ... It had developed by about 2500 BCE although its origins reach back to the ...

ARC - Faiths and ecology - Hinduism origins

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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 ...