Essays Tagged: "Hindu"


HinduismIntroductionHinduism is a religion that originated in India and is still practiced by most o ... migrated from India to other parts of the world. Statistically there are over seven hundred million Hindus, mainly in Bharat, India and Nepal. Eighty five percent of the population in India is Hindu.T ... mainly in Bharat, India and Nepal. Eighty five percent of the population in India is Hindu.The word Hindu comes from an ancient Sanskrit term meaning 'dwellers by the Indus River,' referring to the lo ...

(5 pages) 516 2 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

An Informative Essay on the life and accomplishments of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Discusses also Civil Disobedience.

sinated by a religious fanatic. Gandhi was one of the gentlest of men, a devout and almost mystical Hindu, but he had an iron core of determination. Nothing could change his convictions. This combinat ... ovement. Some observers called him a master politician. Others believed him a saint. To millions of Hindus he was their beloved Mahatma, meaning 'great soul.'Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on Oct ...

(3 pages) 106 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Mohandas Ghandi, about Ghandis works to bring peace to India

llow the same freedom to others. Gandhi was one ofthe gentlest of men, a devout and almost mystical Hindu, but he had and iron core ofdetermination. Nothing could change his convictions. Some observer ... for the greatest leaders.Gandhi's nonviolence was the expression of a way of life understood in the Hindureligion. By the Indian practice of nonviolence, Gandhi said, Great Britain wouldeventually con ...

(4 pages) 168 1 3.9 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Qualities that shape an empire

a was claimed for several venturous European countries. After the British fought off the protective Hindu's and Muslims, they developed a system of government and trade (The British East India Company ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Country Report on Jamaica and one of its policies.

people are Protestants, with a combined 40 percent of the people being Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, or Hindu.Jamaica's economy revolves greatly around tourism, the island's largest earner of income. The ...

(7 pages) 90 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Jammu & Kashmir Dispute

ia's insatiable desire to grab territory. For example, the Muslim ruler of Junagarh, a state with a Hindu majority population, announced his decision to join Pakistan.India responded by aiding and abe ... biscite was organized under Indian auspices, and India annexed Junagarh. Similarly, in Hyderabad, a Hindu majority state, the Muslim ruler of the state wanted to retain an independent status. India re ...

(9 pages) 150 2 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Hindu Mandir and how they assist belief.

The Mandir complex is intended to bring a worshipper closer to god, and to reflect Hindu belief. Worshippers normally enter the Mandir through the side Goparum; this reminds the worsh ... and men.The cream walls symbolises the purity of god. The building resembles a mountain as gods in Hinduism have always been associated with mountains, because mountains link Earth and Heaven, so lin ... or example, the lotus, represents the spiritual purity of someone who has reached the final goal of Hinduism, moksha.In front of Ganesh is a form of Shiva, the Shiva-Lingum. Worshippers place flowers ...

(5 pages) 55 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

A paper on mother teresa for philosophy class.

it is important that everyone is seen as equal before God. I have always said that we should help a Hindu become a better Hindu, a Muslim become a better Muslim, a Catholic become a better Catholic."( ... t major step to Sainthood. The previous year in Calcutta marking Mother Teresa's birth anniversary, Hindu, Sikh, and Muslim admirers joined for a common prayer in speeding up her canonization process. ...

(21 pages) 150 2 3.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The accomplishments and struggle of Mohandas Gandhi and how he has inspired me.

difference between Gandhi and me is that my beliefs are Christian oriented while his beliefs are of Hindu value. Although there are differences in the religious beliefs, I have no doubt in my mind tha ... ritish government. On January 30. 1948, while on his way to prayer in Delhi, Gandhi was killed by a Hindu who had been maddened by Mahatma's efforts to reconcile Hindus and Muslims. Gandhi in many dif ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Discuss the function of errata or 'unreliable narration' in Salman Rushdie's "Midnight's Children".

a has upon the reader.A significant example of unreliable narration is Saleem's error regarding the Hindu belief that the god Ganesha sat at the feet of the bard Vyasa and took down the entire text of ... o end. Saleem boasts that 'despite my Muslim background, I'm enough of a Bombayite to be well up in Hindu stories' but then continues to make several errors in his recounting of this tradition, includ ...

(7 pages) 74 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The Magic of Vedic Mathematics

there was no calculator.Well, in India there was Vedic Mathematics. It originated from the Vedas of Hindu.I am going to illustrate some examples of how Vedic Mathematics works. You will be astonished ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Separatist Movements and Civil Wars in the Tamils and Sri Lanka

eaceful society. There are many reasons for this momentous sepapratist revolution in Sri Lanka. The Hindu Tamils are eager to form their own state. Since the tamils have a larger part in the governmen ... re not being protected. Ethinic conflicts between the majority sinhalese Buddhists and the minority Hindu tamils cause strife. The tamils feel that their language should be the official language yet a ...

(8 pages) 66 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

An Explaination Of The hindu Stages of life

Hindu Stages Of lifeBrahmacharya AshramaThis stage begins when a child enters school at an early age ...

(1 pages) 40 1 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

A essay about Ghandi and his life

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in 1869 in India and was murded in 1948 by the fanatic Hindu Nathuram Godsey. Gandhi was a Hindu as well and born in the second highest cast. Hindus hold t ... a cast in which they stay their whole life. When their behavoir according to the religious rules of Hinduism is good they get in a higher cast in their next life. On the other hand, if they behave bad ...

(6 pages) 53 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


20th century. After Britain withdrew from the Indian sub-continent tensions were raised between the Hindu's and the Muslims. Despite the efforts of Gandhi and others to prevent the division of the cou ... ns, the feeling within India was that two separate states were necessary. (Jones) The creation of a Hindu dominated India, and a Muslim dominated Pakistan was going to be necessary.August 1970, when t ...

(8 pages) 100 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A Discussion of Buddhism

Siddhartha Gotama Buddha was a Hindu yogi during the early 6th century B.C. Unsatisfied with his religion, and the inability of its ... overcome craving, he awakened to a new path, the one now called Buddhism.Since Buddhism stems from Hinduism, they are alike in some ways. For example, both believe in the discipline of yoga, and the ... um between pain and pleasure, is the process of detachment that eventually leads to nirvana. Unlike Hinduism, in which Samsara is an illusion that one must see through, in Buddhism Samsara is an illus ...

(6 pages) 114 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Religious Belief Systems of the Ancient Times: Islam and Hinduism

region. Such belief systems which have played such a major impact on their region's development are Hinduism and Islam. Hinduism and Islam's dietary restrictions, belief in afterlife, and traditional ... etary restrictions, belief in afterlife, and traditional values have influenced how the Islamic and Hindu people lead their every day lives, and how their nations have developed.       ...

(2 pages) 111 2 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Comparing Religious Beliefs

d the teachings and beliefs ofmany other religions and cultures. In this essay the major beliefs of Hinduism, Buddhism,and Aboriginal Spirituality are taken and compared. With the research completed i ... y to determine the similarities and differences of each. Many variations have developed from Hinduism over the years, and many non-Hindu cults and religious movements gained their inspiration f ...

(4 pages) 131 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Hindu Dharma and caste system and the Bhagavad Gita

m Dharma is "virtually untranslatable". On the basis of your reading how would you characterise the Hindu understanding of Dharma2. Why, according to chapter 1 of the Bhagavad Gita, is Arjuna reluctan ... ally untranslatable' and also I aim to clarify the caste system and finally i will explain what the Hindu's understanding of the Dharma is. To answer questions two and three I will first briefly expla ...

(6 pages) 162 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

War Over Kashmir

n, they did it by the majority of the religion in each area, where India has a population of mostly Hindu and Pakistan mostly Muslim. Under these conditions, Kashmir should have gone directly to Pakis ...

(3 pages) 109 2 2.6 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays