Introduction

Hinduism is an important religion in the world. It exists for a long time in world history. It is probably the only religion with the most number of festivals occurring in a year. Its follower is called Hindu.

History

Hinduism is the most ancient and prestigious religion in the world. Many Scholars believe that it started around 4000 years ago. The major texts of Hinduism are Ramayan, Mahabharat, Geeta, Ved, Upanishad, etc. The followers of Hinduism visit temples to worship God. There are about 33 crore deities in Hinduism. Hinduism even worship animals, birds, trees, mountains, earth, sun, land, air, and all the objects that we can see and we can’t.

Festivals

It is said that in Hinduism, there are more festivals than the number of days in a year. The important festivals of Hinduism are Deepawali, Holi, Raksha-Bandhan, Shri Krishna Janmashtami, etc. These are just a few, but all the festivals in Hinduism are equally important. The best thing about them is that they are celebrated by the people of other religions with the same enthusiasm and charm.

Conclusion

There is no data available depicting the actual date of starting of Hinduism. It proves that Hinduism is perhaps the oldest among all the religions. It is not just a religion, but a way to live a life.