How do you expose a religion Hinduism Hinduism is not a homogeneous, organized system. Hinduism describes the loosely connected faiths, philosophies, and ways of living that originated in India over the last four thousand years Hindu literature does not point to wards one particular, definitive path like in some religions. The literature is like an encyclopedia which just gives knowledge without taking sides. Like Jesus , A Hindu god was born as the “son of man” at Ambadi among cowherds. Karma and Samsara Karma is the sum of a person’s actions throughout samsara, or the cycle of birth and rebirth. Moksha is the desired liberation from samsara. Origins of Yoga Two main branches of yoga exist within Hinduism. The best known is hatha yoga, the physical postures of which are used in most Western yoga classes. Tradition holds that A certain Hindu god created this form of yoga ( so your practicing a ritual that was composed by avoda zara) . The lesser-known raja yoga focuses more on controlling the mind for meditation and spiritual enlightenment than on physical movements. Can a jew practice Yoga? Ritual Bindi ( Red Dot) cow worship the cow is honored at least once a year, on Gopastami. On this “Cow Holiday,” cows are washed and decorated in the temple and given offerings in the hope that her gifts of life will continue. drink cow urine saying it can be the best medicine – no origin – how did they know all this divine powers? Hinduism is unique in that it’s not a single religion but a compilation of many traditions and philosophies. The difficulty of defining Hinduism was summed up in an Indian High Court ruling in 1995: “… the Hindu religion does not claim any one prophet; it does not worship any one god; it does not subscribe to any one dogma (Philosophy); it does not believe in any one philosophic concept; it does not follow any one set of religious rites or performances; in fact, it does not appear to satisfy the narrow traditional features of any religion or creed. It may broadly be described as a way of life and nothing more.” Bnei Menashe in India Mohandas Gandhi – the twisted racist Sikhism Its founding teacher, Guru Nanak Dev, or Guru Nanak(Na- Na- Ak) (20 October 1469 – 7 May 1539) was born in 1469 in Punjab Province in India near present day Pakistan to a Hindu family. His most famous saying was, “There is no Hindu, there is no Muslim Combined elements of Hinduism and Islam in its beliefs, practices, and traditions. Guru Granth Sahib the Guru Granth Sahib is the eternal living guru treated with rituals of respect similar to how people of other faiths treat an idol or statue or image God took a form 1 (bhaat keerat Ji – Ang 1395) and God is seen as the Guru2 God has placed himself within the true Guru ( Guru Nanak Dev Ju Ang 466) Consider Guru perfect and cannot make mistakes, everyone makes mistakes only the guru and creator are infallible ( Guru Nanak Dev Ji – Ang 61) Let no one think that God and Guru are separate. The True Guru is the Immaculate Lord. Do not believe that He is a mere human being; He gives honour to the dishonoured. ||2||” (Ang 895) “ Gurus were far above the angels”. claims not a prophet but God Upon Earth. “Those who meditate on the Perfect Guru, the Lord-Incarnate-1they are judged true in the Court of the Lord.” Guru Arjan Dev -2 “O Nanak, serve the Guru, the Lord Incarnate3; the Blessed Vision of His Darshan is profitable, and in the end, you shall not be called to account”. ||2|| Guru Ram Das They answer: Guru was not God but one with God as per their text state However they clearly stat Guru was The Lord Incarnate( meaning A God in Human Form) (in Guru Granth Sahib Page 306 ) they also mention the Hindu Gods in text (Guru Granth Sahib Ji, Ang 227) but they dont worship them Regarding the Dasam Granth, the second scripture of Sikhs written by the 10th Guru Gobind Singh, there is much controversy among Sikh scholars regarding its authorship.There are also references in the text to multiple Hindu gods included in such compositions as the Chandi di Var of the 5th chapter of the text.2This has led to the text being described as having “fluid boundaries between polytheism and monotheism.” to convert he would wash his feet and you would have to drink the foot water –1 PERSON REVELATION –There are no prophesy’s in sikhism they claim:1 The Guru’s rejected the use of miracles and prophecies to win converts. They insisted that the message should speak for itself. (yes because he isnt divine might be a good reason) Jainism Jains believe that their tradition does not have a historical founder – Historians beg to Differ Santhara fasting to death Both Buddhism and Jainism are more atheistic religions. There is ZERO proof for this to be any sort of divine religion