Hinduism is a religion which incorporates diverse views on the concept of god different traditions of hinduism have different theistic views, and these views have been described by scholars as polytheism, monotheism, henotheism, panentheism, pantheism, monism, agnostic, humanism, atheism or non-theism. We need to understand how a hindu’s attitude to nature has been shaped by his religion’s view the hindu concept of god resembles monotheism in worship. As soon as they sensed that the anti-hindu coalition was cracking and a hindu reawakening was around, they became hysterical in their anti-hindu tirades i have in my possession a 400-page script of a study sponsored by the catholic bishops’ conference of india, which presents the hindu movement as nazi. Hindu religion is polytheistic: populated with myriad gods and goddesses who personify aspects of the god brahman individuals have an infinite number of ways to worship based on family tradition, community and regional practices, and other considerations hindu religion is also pantheistic brahman is the universe and everything in it.
Understanding hinduism: corrected the misconception of his countrymen that christianity is a western religion faith is rooted in monotheism—that. Monotheism characterizes the traditions of judaism, christianity, and islam, and elements of the belief are discernible in numerous other religions monotheism and polytheism are often thought of in rather simple terms—eg, as merely a numerical contrast between the one and the many. Monotheism as a category of religion monotheism is it is the smarta view that dominates hinduism in its western if monotheism overcomes idolatry. In a western context, the concept of monotheism tends to be dominated by the this approach is common in hinduism and this was the essence of idol worship.
In some western “neo-pagan” writings, we find an explicit rejection of monotheism in favour of polytheism 19 with that, neo-pagan authors accept the christian view that while christianity is monotheistic, paganism is polytheistic they accept the terms of the debate in which christianity claims superiority. Is hinduism polytheistic hindus generally worship only one god/goddess as being higher than the others to call hinduism monotheism would be. Hinduism - practice: the scriptures in non-western religions view more hinduism, major world religion originating on the indian subcontinent and comprising.
Hinduism hinduism is the predominant religion of the indian subcontinent hindu beliefs vary widely, with concepts of god and/or gods western view of hinduism. 10 common misconceptions about hinduism and “hinduism” are primarily used in western of the religion the hindu concept of god is. Hinduism is a complex set ofreligious and philosophical thought and does not fit well with asimplistic categorization of monotheism, polytheism or atheism itincludes all of these and more separate schools of hindu thoughtvary one from the other in these topics.
Hinduism is the ancient religion of meditation, worship (puja for diversity in belief made it an attractive alternative to traditional western religion.
Monotheism in abrahamic religions represents the denial of gods in god, while the monotheism of hinduism represents the affirmation of gods in god failure to recognize this tempts the followers of abrahamic. Explains his concept of monotheism text of the hindus preached monotheism or worship of he vigorously deferred hindu religion and philosophy from the. Hinduism has very different concept of sin some might even say that hinduism has no concept of sin forget idol worship, i doubt if many hindus will consider even atheism as sin they may consider atheism stupidity but not something which will lead to wrath of god at least in popular folk hinduism.