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The % of Hindus in Newzealand is 2.11% which is higher than the % of Hindus in Belize which is 2%.So Belize should be replaced by Newzealand Jishnusavith (talk) 06:33, 2 March 2019 (UTC)

I replaced it Reginasinclairs (talk) 06:49, 2 March 2019 (UTC)

Hinduism oldest religion?Edit

I believe there is proof that Judaism is actually the oldest religion in existence — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 23:09, 19 March 2019 (UTC)

Is this a joke? Second Temple Judaism begins in the 6th century BC, along with its Monotheism. "Pre-exilic Israel was polytheistic;[2] Asherah was probably worshiped as Yahweh's consort, within his temples in Jerusalem, Bethel, and Samaria, and a goddess called the Queen of Heaven, probably a fusion of Astarte and the Mesopotamian goddess Ishtar, was also worshiped.[3] Baal and Yahweh coexisted in the early period, but were considered irreconcilable after the 9th century.[4] The worship of Yahweh alone, the concern of a small party in the monarchic period, only gained ascendancy in the exilic and early post-exilic period,[2] and it was only then that the very existence of other gods was denied.[5]"
Even Religion in ancient Rome was older than Judaism. Dimadick (talk) 22:05, 20 March 2019 (UTC)
  1. ^ Yajurveda 32:3; Yajurveda 40:8; Yajurveda 40:9
  2. ^ a b Albertz 1994a, p. 61.
  3. ^ Ackerman 2003, p. 395.
  4. ^ Smith 2002, p. 47.
  5. ^ Betz 2000, p. 917.

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Semi-protected edit request on 4 June 2019Edit

I have important contributions to add. Clan Member (talk) 23:07, 4 June 2019 (UTC)

  Not done: this is not the right page to request additional user rights. You may reopen this request with the specific changes to be made and someone will add them for you, or if you have an account, you can wait until you are autoconfirmed and edit the page yourself. NiciVampireHeart 05:43, 5 June 2019 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 10 June 2019Edit

Remove the redundancy in the title of the first section. "Etymology" by itself already signifies "origin of the name". (talk) 21:10, 10 June 2019 (UTC)

  Done NiciVampireHeart 21:34, 10 June 2019 (UTC)

No Criticism section on this page?Edit

This page about a major religion lacks a criticism section. Need to add how Hinduism gave rise to caste system in India. Manusmriti, widely regarded to be the most important and authoritative book on Hindu law and dating back to at least 1,000 years before Christ was born, "acknowledges and justifies the caste system as the basis of order and regularity of society". [1]. Also no mention of Saffron terror .

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