India is believed to be the birthplace of Hinduism. According to many historians, since 1500 BC many communities have been preaching and promoting Hinduism through the world. Hinduism believes everything as God and the world is created by God. Hinduism is not only a religion; it is a tradition, a culture and a way to live a godly life in the name of God.
Worship of God:
Trinity of God is believed by the Hindus. They are God Brahma, God Vishnu and God Shiva. It is believed that, God Brahma is responsible for creation of the species, God Vishnu sustains and supports all the human beings and living organism finally God Shiva is responsible for destruction. Hinduism is the major religion in the world which worships women as God. Goddess is worshiped for power, knowledge, prosperity etc. In India most of the rivers such as Ganga, Yamuna, Cauvery, and Saraswathi etc are worshiped as God. Hindus worship the sun, moon and the universe etc.
According to Hindu teachings, God governs the whole universe; every person can develop a personal relationship with God. Service to God should be as love. God is ubiquitous and God is supreme. God cannot be destroyed and he is beyond all the super powers.
Hinduism has the four Vedas they are, Rig Veda, Yajur Veda, Atharva Veda and the Sama Veda. There are so many writings, Puranas, Upanishads etc. The greatest Sanskrit epic Ramayana and Mahabharata was compiled over the centuries, and they contain mythological stories about the rulers and wars of ancient India. It is full of religious and philosophical texts. The later Puranas depicts the life of the Kings, people and their battles. Bhagavat Geetha is the most important book and it is considered as the holy book of the Hindus. It is one of the greatest literary works.