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Hindus believe in samsara, an eternal cycle of birth, life and deaths or reincarnation, explains How Stuff Works. In Hinduism, each individual soul is considered immortal or eternal. Samsara is controlled by karma, which... More »

Religions that adopt reincarnation as part of their mainstream teachings include Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. However, there are sects of other religions that incorporate reincarnation on a smaller level, such as Kabb... More »

In Hinduism, "moksha" is the completion of the soul's cycle of birth, death and reincarnation. It is considered by many Hindus to be the ultimate goal, or the fourth and final "artha." More »

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In Hinduism, "moksha" is the completion of the soul's cycle of birth, death and reincarnation. It is considered by many Hindus to be the ultimate goal, or the fourth and final "artha." More »

Hindus don't eat beef because in their religion, cows are seen as the symbol of life. Cows are protected animals in India, and most rural families own a cow that they treat as a member of the family. More »

Varanasi is important to Hindus because it is believed to have been founded by the Hindu god Shiva. The city is a major pilgrimage site and one of the holiest cities in Hinduism, with approximately 2.5 million people vis... More »