Hinduism Simplified : Gangadhar Choudhary
Preface to Second Edition
Questions from a Child to Mother
Mom, can you tell me about the Hindu religion and how it differs from the other religions of the world
Child : Mom can you please tell me more about the Vedas and dharma which you just talked about?
Child : Could you tell me some more about reincarnation in Hinduism?
Child: Mom, what does the "Om" sound and sign mean? I often see and hear it at every Hindu rite or service.
Child : I know Amen is used a lot in other religions. Is it similar to Om?
Child: Why do Hindus have so many gods and goddesses in different forms to worship?
Child: Who are some of these gods and goddesses
Child: Mom, can you tell me about the scriptures in Hindusim?
Child:Mom, would you please tell me about the sacred books which you have just mentioned? I have often heard about them, but I don't have a clear understanding of their c ontents.
Child:Mom, can you tell me about divine incarnations in Hinduism?
Child: How is the caste system related to Hinduism?
Child: Mom, please tell me about the Hindu calendar. How is it different from the Gregorian calendar?
Child: Mom, can you tell me something about the Hindu festivals and fasts?
Child: Can you please tell me something about the stages of life in Hinduism?
Child: Mom, can you please tell me something about Yoga? People often talk about Yoga exercises, and they say that these originally came from Hindus.
Child: Mom, sometimes you talk about sacred rites and ceremonies. Are those related to our religion?
Child: Mom, I often hear about vegetarian and non vegetarian foods in Hindu homes. Could you please tell me something about this?
Child: Mom, you have given me a broad description of Hinduism. Can you please tell me briefly who is a Hindu and what a Hindu does?
GODS AND GODDESSES