most world religions, Hinduism has no founder. It is not based on
the spiritual experiences of a single individual, but on the
intuitions and experience of a large number of seers, saints and
mystics called Rishis. These ancient Rishis were only
propagating this Eternal Religion and were not the founders in the
sense that is normally understood and applied to other religions.
Their experiences have been systematised and handed down as a great