The origin of Hinduism has no exact date because it is a synthesis of traditions with no single founder or central text. The fusion of the ideals that form Hinduism began around 2000 BCE. Some scholars relate its origin ... More »

The Hindu religion has 950 million followers worldwide. Fourteen percent of the world's population belongs to the Hindu religion. More »

Comprehensive introductions in Hindu religion are available online on the Patheos and Interfaith websites. An introduction in Hinduism for children is available on the website of Woodlands Junior School. More » World View Religion

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 »

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 » World View Religion Hinduism

The Vedas are the sacred texts on which Hinduism is based. The Vedas are further divided into four sections: Rigveda, Yajurveda, Samaveda and Artharvaveda. More »

Followers of the Hindu religion can conduct worship in three different locations, which are temples, outdoor public spaces and the home. Worship at the temple is ritually performed four times throughout the day by priest... More » World View Religion Hinduism