Hinduism, extra precisely known as Sanātana Dharma, is alleged to have originated within the Indian subcontinent over 5000 years in the past. The time period Hindu was a misnomer used for the individuals who lived past the Sindhu River, and finally the time period Hinduism was coined to indicate the Hindu residents of the Indian subcontinent.
Sanātana actually means everlasting, that which has no starting or finish. Due to this fact, by definition, it’s past the constraints of time, and that’s the reason it’s stated to be the oldest dwelling faith on this planet.
Dharma, translated as faith, righteousness or obligation, is a phrase that’s tough to translate in English or some other language. It’s all that and extra.