Who is a Hindu?

Swami Sivananda, He who:
a. has perfect faith in the 
i. Law of Karma,
ii. the law of reincarnation Avatara,  
iii. ancestor worship,
iv. Varnashrama Dharma,  
v. Vedas, and  
vi. existence of God,
“He who
a. practises the instructions given in the Vedas with faith and earnestness,
b. he who does Sandhya, Sraaddha, Pitri-Tarpana and the Pancha-Maha-Yajnas
c. he who follows the Varnashrama Dharmas,
d. he who worships the Avataras, and
e. studies the Vedas, is a Hindu.
This is the definition given by some highly cultured men. This is the only correct and complete definition.(Chapter 1, All About Hinduism)

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s