FC: Hinduism | BY: Jordan Julio Velazquez
1: We have many God and Goddesses but one supreme being. Hinduism is the ultimate religion with respect to other religions cause we all have similarities. By being an Hindu, its helps to improve your life style. The leader of our religion is Guru (Holy man) and Brahmin (Priest) . Vishnu is consider as the preserver while Shiva is considered as the destroyer. Our religion does not have a single founder, it has many important people coming together to form it. The cow is considered secret to us. we believe that River Gange washes away sin and evil.Our religion believes in reincarnation which is the rebirth after death. We also believe in karma, this is the thing bringing up on one's self inevitable results, good or bad, in this life and in reincarnation. By having a good karma is the means of reaching Brahma. everything in this world is part of a divine called Brahma. After having a good karma Brahma souls takes over . Moksha is he achievement of unification with Brahma.
3: Holidays / celebrations | Holi - Festival of Colors Holi is a celebration of life – a boisterous occasion when Hindus smear each other with the colors of joy. Learn about its history and origin, true significance and how to celebrate the festival of colors. Durga Puja, Dusshera & Navaratri In this autumn festival, Hindus observe 10 days of ceremonies, rituals, fasts, feasts, song and dance in honor of the supreme mother goddess Durga. Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi Rakhi is a special occasion to celebrate the chaste bond of love between brothers and sisters, by tying a sacred thread around the wrist. Winter Festivals January is harvest time in India. It's time for Thanksgiving rituals and celebration of the bounties of nature.
4: BELIEFS | The three-in-one god known as “Brahman,” which is composed of: Brahma (the creator), Vishnu (the Preserver), and Shiva (the Destroyer). The Caste System. Karma. The law that every action, thought, or decision one makes has consequences – good or bad – that will return to each person in the present life, or in one yet to come. Reincarnation. Also known as “transmigration of souls,” or “samsara.” This is a journey on the “circle of life,” where each person experiences as series of physical births, deaths, and rebirths. With good karma, a person can be reborn into a higher caste, or even to godhood. Bad karma can relegate one to a lower caste, or even to life as an animal in their next life. Nirvana. This is the goal of the Hindu. Nirvana is the release of the soul from the seemingly endless cycle of rebirths.
5: There is no single founder of Hinduism The ancient scriptures of India claim the religion is originally established by God Himself | FOUNDER