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Title: HINDUISM


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HINDUISM
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Different from other Religions
  • It does not have
  • a single founder,
  • a specific theological system,
  • a single concept of deity,
  • a single holy text,
  • a single system of morality,
  • a central religious authority,
  • the concept of a prophet. 

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About Hinduism
  • Hinduism is the worlds third most popular
    religion. Hinduism has more than one billion
    followers across the world.
  • It was originated in North India, about 4500
    years ago, near the river Indus, from which the
    name India comes.
  • It has no known founder.

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Hinduism
  • Hinduism is generally regarded as the world's
    oldest organized religion.
  • It consists of "thousands of different religious
    groups that have evolved in India since 1500
    BCE." 
  •  Because of the wide variety of Hindu traditions,
    freedom of belief and practice are notable
    features of Hinduism.

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Few facts
  • Holy books Ramayana, Mahabharata ,
    Bhagavad Gita etc
  • Religious leaders name Shankacharya
  • Holy Place Varanasi , Tirupati , Sabrimala,
    Madurai and lot of other places.
  • Languages Hindi and 17 other regional
    languages
  • Gods VISHNU, BRAHMA, SHIVA and lot of other
    god and goddess.
  • Currently Practiced India, Nepal, USA, UK,
    Canada, Mauritius, Countries of west Indies,
    Guinea etc.

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CREATION STORY
  • The earth was dark and nobody lived on it or knew
    about it.
  • Then one day it started to rain ,in that rain
    there was one drop from which lord VISHNU grew.
  • He then created Lord Brahma and ordered him to
    create the heavens, the skies and all kinds of
    life.
  • Lord Brahma also created mountains, hills, trees,
    etc.
  • This is how the world was created..

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LORD VISHNU
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LORD VISHNU
Vishnu is the Supreme God of Hinduism.  Lord
Vishnu is one who supports, preserves, sustains
and governs the universe and originates and
develops all elements within. Though he is
usually depicted as blue, some other depictions
of Vishnu exist as green-bodied.
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LORD BRAHMA
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LORD BRAHMA
Brahma  is the Hindu god of creation. He is the
father of Manu, and from Manu all human beings
are descended.
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LORD SHIVA
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LORD SHIVA
Shiva  means "The Auspicious One" also known
as Mahadeva, Mahesh ("Great God") Shiva is
regarded as one of the primary forms of God. He
is considered as "the Destroyer" or "the
Transformer among the TRIMURTI, the Hindu
Trinity of the primary aspects of the divine.
Shiva is also regarded as the patron god
of YOGA and ARTS.
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LORD GANESHA
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LORD GANESHA
Ganesha,, also known as Ganapati and Vinayaka is
a widely worshipped DEITY of Hinduism. Although
he is known by many attributes,
Ganesha's ELEPHANT head makes him easy to
identify.  He is considered as the god of
beginnings, he is honoured at the start of
rituals and ceremonies. Ganesha is son of Lord
Shiva.
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LORD KRISHNA
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LORD KRISHNA
As per Hindu mythology lord Vishu had 10
incarnations. These ten incarnations were to
save the earth and Humans from evil. One of the
most famous incarnation of Lord Vishnu is Lord
Krishna. His childhood stories are famous all
over the world. Lord Krishna even played most
important role in the battle of MAHABHARATA.
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BHAGVAD GITA
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HOLY PLACES IN INDIA
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Jagganath Temple, PURI
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Tirupati
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Meenakshi Temple, Madurai
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Varanasi
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Sabrimala Temple
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Dwarka
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ISKCON TEMPLE
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Deepawali
  • Most celebrated festival of Hinduism.
  • Festival of Lights.
  • Lord Rama Returned to his Home town ( Ayodhaya)
    on this day.,after killing RAVANA.

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DIWALI- the festival of lights
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HOLI
  • Holi is a harvest festival.
  • People apply colour on each other.

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HOLI- the festival of colours
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DUSSEHRA
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TRADITIONAL CLOTHING
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NORTH INDIA
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SOUTH INDIA
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WESTERN INDIA
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Eastern India
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THANK YOU
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