Believed by the Hindus
The Caste System:
Kalpa - The cycle of time:
From 500 BC to about 100 AD, the age of Buddhism and Jainism had put Hinduism in decline. It, however, was able to renew itself. Sacrifice went out of favour.
The Universe is a single entity called Brahmin.
- Came to be equated with a masculine form of God, named Brahma, the creator of the Universe, later joined by Vishnu - the protector, and Shiva - the destroyer to form The Trinity
- The Vedic Age, which belongs to the period of the Harappan and Mohenjodaro civilizations, has given an entire body of literature to the world.
- The hymns sung then were collectively called the Vedas. The Vedic Age is when Hinduism actually began. The Vedic Gods were led by India. They got their strength from the drink - Soma, a form of ambrosia (fruit of the gods, an empowering drink).
- A common part of Indian mythology, Wars, between the Asuras and the Devas were often fought.
- Guna -- qualification
Atman -- The sensor system that is "the self".
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