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Hinduism

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Definition the third most common religion; polytheistic (many gods) with most adherents in India
  • Hindu/Muslim discord resulted in partitioning and violence in post-colonial India.
Hindu = the third most common religion; polytheistic (many gods) with most adherents in India
  • ...the Bank of Karma, where the liberation account of each of us is credited or debited depending on our actions. This, in a holy nutshell, is Hinduism,
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Hinduism = the third most common religion; polytheistic (many gods) with most adherents in India
  • Hinduism, so solid from a distance, is riven into sects and clans, which radiate and join, and change their names according to the aspect from which they are approached.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Hinduism = the third most common religion; polytheistic (many gods) with most adherents in India
  • "Next year, assuming my lungs hold out, we'll study Taoism, Hinduism, and Judaism together—"
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • He knows that, if the gods were no longer present to enforce Hinduism as they do, then he would gain converts.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • File on file of people, black, white, Hindu, stood in an agitated cue a block long, ten deep, waiting dumbly, as for death.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • Six hundred million Hindus stay home from work if the signs are not favorable that morning.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Lots of section hands went back and forth, Mexicans, some Hindus.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • Lourdes eats, eats, eats, like a Hindu goddess with eight arms, eats, eats, eats, as if famine were imminent.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • I don't know where Clyde Tammany got his name; I'd take him for a Hindu.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • The group I ate lunch with included a Jew, a Mormon, a Hindu, a Catholic, and a Lutheran.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • But the unstated purpose of each and every one was to outwit death, and trustworthy Hindus who had come to Italy grew rich.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • M ICHAEL Dr. Vijay Choudhary's office was filled with statues of Ganesha, the Hindu deity with a potbellied human body and an elephant's head.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Could just as easily be Oppenheimer and Teller, their bodies greased with suntan oil as they quote Hindu scriptures to each other.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • They're all over the world, in their different forms—Greek daemons, Persian daevas, Hindu asuras, Japanese oni.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • A Hindu, a Buddhist and a lion-tamer chanced to meet, in a circus on the Indo-Chinese border.
    Tom Stoppard  --  Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
  • For the wedding ceremony she had two marriage chairs decorated in a Hindu style and laughed all through the ceremony.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • On this Indian shore, professor, there are roads and railways, English, French, and Hindu villages.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • For every housewife and every longshoreman and every Hindu nationalist and every teacher.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • My kingdom is bounded only by the world, for I am not an Italian, or a Frenchman, or a Hindu, or an American, or a Spaniard—I am a cosmopolite.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo

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