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Hindu Religious Traditions Paper Ike M. Hunley REL/133 University of Phoenix Dr. Theodrick Morton Hindu Religious Traditions Paper This paper will respond to the assignment requirements from the course syllabus based on the course readings. The first question was, "What sacred elements characterize Hindu religious traditions?" Based on the course readings, as well as to my understanding, they are the major devas, based on Vedic scriptures, which include Indra (god of thunder and bringer...

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Family and Hindu Values

pub with her white friends, which is unacceptable for an Indian girl. Jayant, her uncle, watches her going into the pub one time, and this gets her into a lot of trouble. Sumitra has only two choises; either to stick with her family and their Hindu values with a life like a prisoner, or to run away from home to the English life and freedom. It`s not easy for Sumitra to choose because she wants the best from both the English and the Indian culture. The theme in this book is equality of status...

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Conversion Under Hindu Marriage Act

:- (1) Any marriage solemnised, whether before or after the commencement of this Act, may, on a petition presented by either the husband or the wife, be dissolved by a decree of divorce on the ground that the other party— (ii) has ceased to be a Hindu by conversion to another religion; Conversion: Meaning When a person adopts another religion by formally converting to it (in accordance with the formalities prescribed by the religion to which the conversion is sought), he ceases to be the follower...

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Death & Dying - Hindu Culture

One who has taken his birth is sure to die, and after death, one is sure to take birth again. –Bhagwad Gita The Hindu tradition is one of the oldest living religious traditions of the world. Through spiritual practice Hindus try to establish contact with the divine reality and then manifest that divinity in all their actions. Family and community interconnectedness, karma, and reincarnation are major beliefs of Hinduism. The healthcare decisions are made by the most senior family member...

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Case study-McDonald's and Hindu Culture.doc

late 1990s, McDonald's entered in India. Although India is poor nation, there are 150 to 200 million prosperous middle class population was attracted McDonald's. However, there are unique challenges for McDonald's. For thousands of years, India's Hindu culture has revered the cow and do not eat the meat of the scared cow, also there are some 140 million Muslims in India, and Muslims don't eat pork. To respect and adapt Indian culture, McDonald's created an Indian version of burgers which are made...

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Sacred Elements of Hindu Religion

beliefs and practices. One of The Sacred Elements is Water. Water is considered sacred because its’ considered to be equal half of all creation. Washing in water is essential to approach deities in a clean manner, body, and clothes. Water in the Hindu religion is considered to be so sacred that they believe washing in the sacred river (Ganges) will remove their sins. Hinduism has numerous gods in which they worship; approximately 330 million. In addition, there is the element of Fire which is...

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Mc Donald’s and Hindu Culture

Mc Donald’s and Hindu Culture Date: Sept 29, 2012 Question 1: What lessons does the experience of McDonald’s in India hold for foreign fast food chance and retails stores? Answer 1: Not only McDonald’s but also the other companies want to develop their business outside their counties, what they have to do first is to study and survey the countries they want to invest. Like this case, McDonald’s already knew cow is considered sacred and there are about 50% of the people are vegetarian in...

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Case Study - Mcdonalds and Hindu Culture

McDonalds & Hindu Culture Presentation of Facts: McDonald’s Corporation of the United States opens 4.2 new McDonald’s restaurants daily and by 2003 had 30,000 restaurants in 121 countries that collectively served 46 million customers each day. While expanding into new regions, McDonald’s entered a new country for expansion, India. India offered a large customer base but also a cultural challenge to McDonalds. The local Hindu culture has revered cows for thousands of years and McDonalds is...

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Sacred Elements Characterize Hindu Religious Traditions

every day life. Although sacred elements that describe the Hindu religious traditions are difficult to identify, because of the absorption of the Hindu culture and traditions that have evolved and changed throughout thousands of years. The Hindu religion is strongly dependent on the Hindu philosophy and rituals and practices. The Hindu religion has many Gods because the Hindu philosophy believes that every human being is God himself. The Hindu religion allows religious freedom and does not infer the...

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Hindu Terms Map

Hindu Terms Map |Word |What is your personal understanding |After reading the text, how would |What differences did you find | | |of each of these terms? |you redefine each of them? |between the popular usage and actual| | | | |definitions? | |Karma |Karma refers to the action and its...

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