The most holy of the Hindu books is written in Sanskrit and is referred to as the Vedas. Other holy scriptures in Hinduism are called the Upanisads, the Smrutis, the Puranas, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. More »

Hinduism has several holy books, including the Vedas, Ramayana, Mahabharata and the Puranas. Each text plays a different role in the Hindu religion. For example, the Vedas contain hymns. More » World View Religion

The main religious texts of Hinduism are the Vedas, Ramayana, Mahabharata and Puranas. The Mahabharata is the longest Indian epic and includes the Bhagavad Gita. 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 »

The origins of Hinduism are unknown. This is primarily because Hinduism is not a single system of beliefs but a collection of various beliefs and practices that have evolved over time. 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 »