Religion in India: Hinduism (Practices)

10-JAN-2013 14:24

     

    Hinduism has developed numerous practices that generally involve seeking awareness of God and blessings from Devas. Hindus often create a shrine with icons dedicated to their chosen forms of God.

    Majority of Hindus engage in religious rituals on a daily basis. Occasions like birth, marriage, and death involve what are often elaborate sets of religious customs. Following pilgrimage sites are most famous amongst Hindu devotees:

    Char Dham
    Kumbh Mela
    Old Holy cities as per Puranic Texts
    Major Temple cities
    Shakti Peethas

    Hinduism has many festivals throughout the year. The Hindu calendar usually prescribes their dates.
    Hinduism has developed numerous practices that generally involve seeking awareness of God and blessings from Devas. Hindus often create a shrine with icons dedicated to their chosen forms of God.

     

    Majority of Hindus engage in religious rituals on a daily basis. Occasions like birth, marriage, and death involve what are often elaborate sets of religious customs. Following pilgrimage sites are most famous amongst Hindu devotees:

     

     

    • Char Dham
    • Kumbh Mela
    • Old Holy cities as per Puranic Texts
    • Major Temple cities
    • Shakti Peethas

     

     

    Hinduism has many festivals throughout the year. The Hindu calendar usually prescribes their dates.


     

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