Hinduism 101: The Big Questions

Any one of the Big Questions will open up to a set of topical modules, each with a primer, presentation, and other materials -- all towards the end of providing you with a better understanding of Hinduism.

If you don’t feel like free-styling through the Big Questions, click here to follow HAF’s sequential curriculum, to learn about Hinduism in a more systematic manner, but still at your own pace.

What do Hindus believe? What is Karma? What are the different schools of thought in Hinduism? Learn more here.

  • Hinduism 101 - The Basics
  • Karma, Samsara, Moksha
  • Scriptures
  • Hindu Concepts of God
  • Religious Symbols
  • Systems of Thought
  • The Bhagavad Gita

Who do Hindus worship? What are the various sects within Hinduism and who do they worship? Who are Hindu women and what role have they played in history? Learn more here.

  • Who Hindus Worship?
  • Sects
  • Women

When did Hinduism start? What are the contributions of the ancient Indians? How do Hindus look at time? Learn more here.

  • Ancient India
  • History of Hinduism
  • Time in Hinduism

How are Hindus supposed to treat others? How do Hindus relate to God? How do they worship? Do Hindus consider science and religious compatible? Learn more here.

  • Dharma
  • Yoga - Paths to Moksha
  • Ashramas - Life Stages
  • How Hindus Worship
  • Science
  • Holy Days & Sacraments
  • Sacraments

Where do Hindus live? Are there any places that Hindus consider sacred? Where do Hindus worship? Learn more here.

  • Global Hinduism
  • Sacred Architecture and Arts