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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 6,002 articles on Hindupedia.

General Introduction

The Three Approaches to Liberation

Shastra (Scripture & Literature)

Core Concepts

Individual and Social Life




Sagely Quote

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To intensify our love for God, we should have His Name constantly on our lips and His remembrance in our mind. This is Upasana, which means sitting near God. By chanting His Name, we become aware of His presence.
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—Swami Papa Ramdas of Anandashram, Kanhangad

Living Traditions




Outgrowths of Hinduism

Comparative Religion

Interactions with Abrahamic Religions


Textbooks for Children