Todays Topic: HINDUISM
History of Hinduism
WHEN? WHERE? AND BY WHOM?
• no actual date of origin but dates back to 2000BC • Gradually developed over thousands of years • originates in India • No founder
• Celebrate: Holi- Celebration of Life Diwali- Festival of lights (biggest celebration) • Rituals: sculptures and images of gods in home shrines Puja • Practices: Hatha and Kundalini Yoga Namaste greeting • Events: Are based on the cycle of nature. Shiva Ratri-festival of Shiva
RITUALS, PRACTICES, EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS
LEADERSHIP AND RULES