The Indian diaspora in the West has popularised many aspects of Hindu philosophy such as yoga, meditation, Ayurvedic medicine, divination, karma, and reincarnation.  The influence of Indian religions has been significant all over the world. Several Hindu-based organisations, such as the Hare Krishna movement, the Brahma Kumaris, the Ananda Marga, and others have spread Indian spiritual beliefs and practices. According to the 2011 census, 79.8% of the population of India
The Brahman lies at the root of all who show devotion to other gods. Even though they’re so many gods, individuals usually have a stronger connection to a particular god of their choosing, and not to every single god. Each Hindus religious path is a little bit different. I don’t think one could classify Hinduism in a way that would universalize whether it is a polytheistic or monotheistic religion. All gods in this religion are smaller deities to the greater Brahman, making this monotheistic, but then it is also polytheistic because there is truly the supreme belief in one major God.
Suddenly bride’s French friend appeared in a Saree and said “Namaste”. Pointing over that girl, the other guy said “Indian Culture is not a myth, It has become a Global Reality”. (INTRO) Though westernization has brought changes to some of the facets of Indian culture, yet its unique Identity is not only preserved and enriched but also has spread across seven oceans. (STAND) In the following paragraphs we would discuss the changes that westernization
Hinduism is known to be the oldest and third largest religion next to Christianity and Judaism. Hindu is referred to as the “religion of India” (Corduan, 2012, p. 267). The “Hinduism religion originated in India and currently dominates the Indian religious landscape” (Lecture 4, 2018). There are about “900 million followers of the Hinduism religion, and 1 million of them lives in the United States” (Corduan, 2012, p. 267). However, the Hinduism have no founder of the religion, the culture, or has any agreed set of teaching and scriptures (Lipner, 2017).
Then we have the North-South divide .India is such a huge country where practices vary from Kashmir to Kanyakumari – with diverse languages, cuisines, clothes, custom, climate. With these come the feeling of Superiority and thus gives rise to racism.There is so much Racial Discrimination about people from the North-East states. Today we find people from the North-Eastern states all over the country. They have left their homes in search of Jobs in other parts of the country which have higher pays and could have a better standard of living. It is not their fault that their features resemble Chinese people, that does not make them less Indian, but they are badly discriminated.
Indonesia has been a land of religious diversity. In the ancient era it has witnessed Hindu-dominated empires and influence of Hinduism was evident there in Srivijaya-kingdom. Gradually Indonesia became a country with majority muslim citizens but it retained its secular pluralistic approach. But politicization of religion and vote-bank centric politics made the religion in Indonesian internal politics a point of maliciousness. But external policies remained predominantly secular.
Being rather old state at that period of time, India also had developed religious system which was formed under the influence of mentality of people who lived in the area. Hinduism appeared as the combination of beliefs o people. their philosophy and attitude towards the world and their place in it. Trying to understand their inner substance people discovered the world and create some regularities which found their reflection in Hinduism. People who believed in it, tried to explain peculiarities of this religion to the society that is why the majority of works which appeared at that period of time are devoted to explanation of the main aspects of this religion.
Hinduism was originated in Northern India near the river of Indus. Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world, with having close to 750 million followers. Hinduism is also the oldest religion on Earth. Hinduism has no creator, it is based on Brahminism. Brahmanism is the early stage of Hinduism.
More importantly, heavy influence of the Indian culture has promoted the growth of these religious groups. As a result, Hinduism and