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Noun: Hinduism  'hin-doo,i-zum
  1. The religion of many people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
    - Hindooism
     
  2. A body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices originating in South Asia; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
    - Hindooism

Type of: belief, faith, organised religion [Brit], organized religion, religion, religious belief

Encyclopedia: Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism