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Bhagavad Gita

( bŭg'ӘvӘd-gē'tӘ ) [Skt.,=song of the Lord], Sanskrit poem incorporated into the Mahabharata , one of the greatest religious classics of Hinduism. The

Ganesh

Hindu god of prophecy, son of Shiva and Parvati ; he is represented as elephant-headed and is worshipped as a remover of obstacles. Hindus seek his

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God

Exemplary instances of globalization can be captured through a variety of economic, political, social, and cultural currents. One cultural current in

Hinduism

Like the other world religions born during the so-called Axial Age (c. 800–200 BCE ) Hinduism is a complex religious system, with tremendous regional

Krishna

Eighth avatar (incarnation) of the Hindu god Vishnu . The devotion of the bhakti movement is usually directed towards Krishna; an example of this is

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Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela is considered to be the largest religious gathering in the world. As an illustration, the pilgrimage held in Allahabad, India, in 2013

Mahabharata

( məhä´´bär'ətə ), classical Sanskrit epic of India, probably composed between 200 B.C. and A.D. 200. The Mahabharata, comprising more than 90,000

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Prayer

Address to divine power, ranging from a ritual formula to attain a desired end, to selfless communication in meditation. Within Christianity, the

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Puja (Hinduism)

Pūjā literally means worship or homage. The term generally refers to the ritual of honouring or worshipping one or more Hindu deities. Pūjā is most

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Ramayana

( rämä'yənə ) [story of Rama], classical Sanskrit epic of India, probably composed in the 3d cent. B.C. Based on numerous legends, it is traditionally