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As the world's oldest known religion, Hinduism stemmed from cultural and religious changes occurring in India as opposed to a single founder or founding incident. As of 2015, 13.8 percent of the world's population is Hin... More »

There is no single founder who is credited with the founding of Hinduism. The origins of the religion can be traced as far as the Indus Valley Civilization that lasted between 3,000 BCE and 1,000 BCE. Traditionally, Hind... More »

When inhabitants of the Indus Valley fled their home, they spread Hinduism across the land when they resettled in India. To this date, archaeologists are not sure why the inhabitants left the Indus Valley in such a hurry... More »

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Hinduism did not begin with a specific founder, text or point in time, but the earliest evidence of religious activity in India dates back to 5,500 B.C.E. However, The blending of Vedic and non-Vedic ideas made the pract... More »

The religion of Hinduism has its roots in India. However, the great age of Hinduism makes it extremely difficult to precisely pinpoint when the religion started in India. More »

Hinduism is unique in that it does not have a founder. Instead, modern Hinduism has evolved to include many different movements and sects due to political differences, referencing many different religious figures and lea... More »

When inhabitants of the Indus Valley fled their home, they spread Hinduism across the land when they resettled in India. To this date, archaeologists are not sure why the inhabitants left the Indus Valley in such a hurry... More »