Constantly changing , Hinduism has its roots in the mists of time ...
During the third century before Christ , the ancient Indus civilization was prospering with 5 million people . Its existence , lost in the mists of centuries , was rediscovered in the 1920s and it arouses the enthusiasm of archaeologists !
Hinduism is a living religion that adapts and integrates the gods and saints of other religions (eg Buddha, and Jesus are considered avatars of Vishnu .) This is a remarkable example of openness and tolerance !
The complex and mysterious Hinduism is full of countless gods , as many facets of the One, of which there are 3 , or 33, or 33,000 , or 33 million , depending on the circumstances ...
Gods are everywhere in India , a deity can have many forms , many incarnations , many names ...
3 Great Gods or Divine Forces , called Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva, respectively assume the functions of creation , preservation, and processing by the destruction of the universe. They form the Trinity or Trimurti .
Followed by a dozen of the most revered Gods : Durga , Kali , Ganesh , Hanuman, Saraswati, Lakshmi, Parvati, Ganga , Krishna, Rama , Surya , etc ...
Indian society is traditionally structured and Tiered by the caste system , or the place of each and its role is largely determined by birth . Discrimination on the basis of this system is theoretically forbidden today in modern India .
" Non-violence is not " refrain from any actual combat against evil . " On the contrary, I see in a non-violent form of more energetic and genuine struggle against all that ... is immoral , I plan to use moral and spiritual weapons .... My opponent must be held in respect to the strength of the soul . firstly , it will be taken aback , then he will have to admit that this spiritual strength is invincible .... "
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was a great spiritual leader of India , and led his country to independence by promoting resistance to oppression, mass civil disobedience and nonviolence.
" The seemingly different truths are like countless leaves that are on the same tree "
" Everyone is right from his own point of view, but it is not impossible that everyone is wrong . "
" An eye for an eye and the world will end blind"
" You must be the change you wish to see in the world "
" " Happiness happens when what you think , what you say and what you do are in harmony "
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