Hinduism: Religion, Faith & Quotations
Hinduism is often referred to as Sanatana Dharma meaning 'the eternal path'. The belief is a conglomerate of religious, philosophical and cultural ideas characterized by the belief in reincarnation, the path to righteousness, and the desire to liberate from the cycle of births and deaths.
Hinduism is one of the oldest major religions still practiced. It is the worlds third largest behind Christianity and Islam with approximately one billion followers.
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Hindus are some of the most resilient people on Earth. Their history is long and rich with many great philosophers, scientiests, and other famous people. Below are some great quotes by these thinkers and others.
Let us return to our eagle's nest in the Himalayas. It is waiting for us, for it is ours, eaglets of Europe, we need not renounce any part of our real nature...whence we formerly took our flight.
I am a proud staunch Sanatani Hindu.
Hinduism is a relentless pursuit of Truth. "Truth is God" and if today it has become moribund, inactive, irresponsive to growth, it is because we are fatigued; and as soon as the fatigue is over, Hinduism will burst upon the world with a brilliance perhaps unknown before.
I am a Hindu because it is Hinduism which makes the world worth living. I am a Hindu hence I Love not only human beings, but all living beings.
I go into the Upanishads to ask questions.
The multiplicity is only apparent. This is the doctrine of the Upanishads. And not of the Upanishads only. The mystical experience of the union with God regularly leads to this view, unless strong prejudices stand in the West.
A millennium before Europeans were willing to divest themselves of the Biblical idea that the world was a few thousand years old, the Mayans were thinking of millions and the Hindus billions.
Our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India.
The Indian way of life provides the vision of the natural, real way of life. We veil ourselves with unnatural masks. On the face of India are the tender expressions which carry the mark of the Creators hand.
George Bernard Shaw
For me the most important thing is to spread the Hindu knowledge about the soul. This is more important than any other knowledge and is my main priority.
Alfred B. Ford