the dominant religion of India; characterized by a caste system anud belief in reincarnation.
The religious doctrines and rites of the Hindus; Brahmanism.
a complex of beliefs and values and customs including worship of many gods, especially the Trimurti composed of Brahma the Creator; Vishnu the preserver; and Shiva the destroyer.
See under Krishna; Rama; Vedanta. (1b)