There are many symbols in the Hindu religion that represent its teachings and gods. Hand and body symbols are called "mudras." Icon symbols are called "murti." More »

The most important Hindu symbol is called Aum, or Om. It has three syllables, which are central to its meaning, and whose sound is considered to be the greatest of all mantras. More »

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Shiva has four arms because they represent the four cardinal directions. Each of Shiva's hands either hold an object or are shown making a specific gesture. More »

In Hindu religion, the three greatest gods are Brahma the creator, Vishnu the preserver, and Shiva the destroyer. They are considered a trinity, each being an aspect of the greatest God. Rama and Krishna, the seventh and... More »

The most important Hindu symbol is called Aum, or Om. It has three syllables, which are central to its meaning, and whose sound is considered to be the greatest of all mantras. More »

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The Cambodian flag combines a red stripe, two blue stripes and a symbol of the Angkor Wat, and the colors symbolize the major values of the country: royalty, nation and religion. The color red stands for the nation, and ... More »

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Although he was a staunch Hindu, Mahatma Gandhi, friend to both Muslims and Christians, developed a community of followers based on the principles of nonviolence and mutual aid. This community would eventually revolve ar... More »