49 Amazing Facts about Hinduism that most Hindus Probably wouldn’t know.

 

31. Parents, Teachers, Environment, Animals and the whole Eco System are also considered as gods in Hinduism. Making it a religion with Eco Friendly and Eco Balance deep rooted.

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32. Hinduism also considers Nava Grahas ( 9 Planets) as gods and places Sun God at the Center. These gods have mention in Hindu Literatures dating back to 1000s of years before any recent Astronomers could predict that we are part of a Solar System with Sun as its Center.

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33. The institution of marriage was founded and put forth by Hinduism.

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34. Theists and Athiests were known to coexist peacefully since time immemorial in Hinduism.

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35. The Saree, a dress worn by women even in modern India, dates its origin to the Hindu Cultures from Indus Valley Civilization (2000 BC).

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36. Hinduism has its huge influence and common concepts with Sikhism and Jainism which are later originated in India.

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37. 108, is one of the most holy numbers in Hinduism. 108 is considered a holy number also in Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism while its roots originated from Hinduism.

Chinese martial arts mentions 108 pressure points in human body.

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38. Rig Veda is the oldest known book in the world with its contents dating back to 7000 B.C.

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39.  Kamasutra, an ancient Hindu Literature written by Vatsyayana in Sanskrit is the oldest sex educating book dating back to 200-400 CE. No competitors for this one.

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40. Kamasutra Book is one of the highest selling books around the world.

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