Thursday, 24 January 2013

Hindu creation story

Hello, welcome on board. Our current religion is Hinduism. This is a fascinating religion with 5,000 years of existence! It is a very complex set of beliefs influenced by many cultures from different times and places in history. Hinduism began from North of India and later spread across the country. The name comes from the name Indus (River Indus. Some Hindus will call Hinduism as Sanatana Dharma which means "eternal law. I hope you enjoy this new unit. There is much more to come!

Friday, 18 January 2013

Hinduism, Kumbh Mela festival

Read more about one of the biggest festivals in Hindu culture, the Kumbh Mela, which happens in India every 12 years. Read more about this here. Do you know River Ganges is a very special river for Hindus and Holy men like those in the picture are called Sadhus?