The principal religious tradition of India, characterized by the worship of many gods, a belief in reincarnation, and the concept of karma, or the cumulative effect of all of one's actions: it is the basis of the caste system.
Webster's New World
The definition of Hinduism is the oldest and most widely practiced religion and cultural tradition in India.
An example of Hinduism is the belief in karma and reincarnation.
Other Word Forms of Hinduism
Hinduism Sentence Examples
Hinduism was the state religion, and the number of Buddhists was very small.
They are Hindus, but their Hinduism is held to be of a non-Aryan type.
In Hinduism the various implements of sacrifice are similarly personified and worshipped, especially the sacrificial post to which the victim is bound, and which, under the name of vanaspall and svaru, is deified and invoked.
Hinduism has now supplanted Buddhism, and the Brahman fills the place of the monk.
The classes most receptive of Christianity are those who are outside the Hindu system, or whom Hinduism regards as degraded.