Hinduism is a faith that originated within the Indian subcontinent.
Purists discuss with it extra as Sanātana Dharma (the everlasting path/legislation) than a faith, as it’s believed to be a virtuous lifestyle.
It’s the oldest practised faith on this planet and has the third largest following after christanity ans Islam.
It has over a billion practising followers, 90% of whom dwell in South Asia, significantly India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bhutan (which is the one official Hindu state on this planet).
The time period Hinduism is derived from the phrase ‘Hindu’, which is a Persian distortion of ‘Sindhu’, the traditional identify for the River Indus working by northern India. To that finish, it’s much less a faith than a codification of the evolving lifestyle and beliefs of the inhabitants of the area. A conglomerate of numerous beliefs and traditions, Hinduism has no single founder