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From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia, is devoted to educating the public about all aspects of Hinduism ranging from history and philosophy to current events that impact Hindus.

We are the only online Hindu encyclopedia that provides the public with a traditional perspective on our religion and way of life.

There are 5,640 articles on Hindupedia.

General Introduction

Shastra (Scripture & Literature)

Core Concepts

The Three Approaches to Salvation

Individual and Social Life



Sagely Quote

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Live in the present moment. This is the only potential moment available to you.
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—Swami Avdheshanand Giri


Living Traditions



Outgrowths of Hinduism

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the kinship of the religions of India stems from the fact that Jains, Buddhists and Sikhs look back to Hinduism as their common mother.
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—S. Vernon McCasland, Religions of the World

Interactions with Abrahamic Religions


Textbooks for Children