Query: When did Hinduism start... How did Hinduism start in
When did Hinduism start in India... who started Hinduism... the chronological order of
start of Hinduism is the query of many including religious preceptors who never wanted to indulge in pure
spirituality! Remaining immersed in religious rituals most of time... such religious preachers depended more
on Hindu mythological stories than sacred scriptures like Bhagavad
Hinduism exists from times immemorial... in simple words it can be stated that Hinduism
exists from the time of inception of human beings on mother earth! Hinduism is also termed Sanatana Dharma... which
means existing from times immemorial! Hinduism truly has no beginning... ever since mankind came into being...
Hinduism exists! How?
Hinduism has never been termed a religion... it has always been treated as "a way of life"!
Hinduism scriptures form summum bonum of spirituality on mother earth. The sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism is the
foremost of all sacred scriptures existing on mother earth. Bhagavad Gita contains all worth knowing... knower of
Bhagavad Gita finally becomes knower of all... gains omniscience for all practical purposes... becomes an
enlightened one... a Jina... a Mahavira!
The start of Hinduism in India truly had no beginning... prime reason why Hinduism is also
termed Sanatana Dharma (Dharma means righteousness in Hinduism)! The feeling of righteousness... welfare of others
is what Hinduism is all about! Practising absolute truthfulness all the time... indulging in Sanatan Dharma human
beings lived life as it was meant to be!
India (erstwhile Bharatvarsha) was repeatedly invaded by various Muslim fanatics from West.
For reaching India these Muslim invaders had to cross river Indus. As Muslims pronounced H for I... they started
calling people living east of river Indus as Hindus and the religion as Hinduism! Hinduism is a mixed culture of
various dialects... precepts in vogue at that time!
In the entire history of mankind and erstwhile Bharatvarsha (now India)... India has never
attacked any country... no matter what! Even in the face of severe adversities... the kings of above 600 princely
states never came together to form a strong conglomerate to tackle enemy head-on! This resulted in India becoming
slave to Muslims and British.
It was Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel... the Home Minister of India who finally succeeded in
bringing all the 600+ princely states together! In spite of India being a sovereign country... the law and order
situation in India still remains zero! In times of strife people look forward to coming of a messiah... an avatar
(God manifest in human form)... never taking care of personal needs themselves!
This state of affairs of India is a creation of Siddhartha Gautama (Gautama Buddha) and the
revered father of nation Mahatma Gandhi! Siddharth Gautama termed the whole creation as full of dukhma (misery)!
This was a wrong surmise of Siddhartha Gautama... the enlightened one... a bodhi! Gautama Buddha creating horde of
missionaries (monks)... that finally became parasites of society was a farce. Hinduism is totally against creation
of such parasites on society!
In face of enemy... how could one practice ahimsa (nonviolence)! Bullets cannot be tackled by
lathies alone! Lala Lajpat Rai who gave his life fighting enemy was made a scapegoat by Mahatma Gandhi. For the
death of Lala Lajpat Rai Mahatma Gandhi is squarely responsible. Had Indians faced British with bullets, Lala
Lajpat Rai would not have laid his life for nothing!
No sooner all the princely states were combined to form a republic... the might of India came
to be! In the roots of Hinduism lay preaching’s of Lord Krishna... the doctrine given to mankind by Lord Krishna in
the battle of Mahabharata! Teachings of Bhagavad Gita form summum bonum of spirituality... epitome of spiritual
The importance of Hinduism is equivalent of importance of a soul atman in the body! In
absence of a soul atman... no body can survive on mother earth! Similarly, in absence of Hinduism humanity just
cannot survive! When comes the opportune moment... Hinduism would again rise to fore... and India would become
superpower number one!
The might of India is Hinduism! The teachings of Hinduism that encompass the sacred Bhagavad
Gita, Vedas and Upanishads form core of society as of today! In absence of spirituality... mankind carried no
meaning! We exist... because spirituality exists within us in miniscule form as our soul atman... the spirit
In absence of spirituality, Hinduism... life becomes meaningless... would decay and die! It
is Hinduism that gave meaning of life to entire world! The teachings of Bhagavad Gita contained all worth knowing
on spiritual path. It is diving deep into bottomless pit of wisdom contained in Bhagavad Gita human beings finally
gained enlightenment (kaivalya jnana) and salvation (moksha)!
The entire precept of spirituality is based on sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism!
Before coming of Lord Krishna existed Dharma... "Your right to do what is just and right and
not what was destined". The entire precept of Hinduism is surmised in this single precept... remaining truthful
always and ever despite all adversities faced by one! Sanatana Dharma truly forms core of Hinduism. In absence of
practice of righteousness, Hinduism truly carried no meaning!
At a time when not even a single man God like Mahavira, Gautama Buddha, Jesus Christ or Prophet
Mohammed existed... it was Dharma that ruled the roost! Even before coming of Lord Krishna... an avatar of his
era... forces of Dharma (righteousness) were dominant world over! Those who acted against Dharma finally faced a
The negative policies of Hitler are a testimony to the power of Sanatana Dharma... namely
Hinduism! When nature bared its fangs... when nothing seemed in order... it is Hinduism that finally came to rescue
of mankind! The inherent Dharma... Sanatan Dharma took care of all!
How Hinduism came into being... Hinduism how it started... where did Hinduism start in India
does not carry much pertinence... what matters most is how to survive in face of severe adversities! By following
teachings contained in sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism human beings not only can face adversities head-on but
eventually reach last leg of cosmic life... 8.4 millionth manifestation when human beings gained enlightenment
(kaivalya jnana) and finally salvation (moksha)!
Always there to clarify your queries (send your query),
Vijay Kumar "Atma Jnani" ... The Man who Realized God in 1993!
A to Z of When Did Hinduism Start explained in words everyone can easily understand and
fathom. More on start of hinduism - how did hinduism start in india can be found at : Essays Articles Hinduism
... Vijay Kumar - 27 Jan 2011.
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