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What Is The History of Hinduism?

What Is The History of Hinduism?

Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world, with more than 1 billion adherents globally. It ranks just below Christianity and Islam, and is considered to be one of the world’s oldest active religions. So, where did it all start? What’s the history of Hinduism? Well, first and foremost, Hinduism doesn’t have one specific …

The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

Hi, my name is John Green, This is Crash Course World History. Oh my gosh! Today we’re going to talk about war. Ah! Explosions everywhere! So, traditionally, historians are pretty keen on wars, because they feature clearly delineated beginnings, and middles, and ends, and because they always have a fair bit of death and drama …

The Oldest Language

The Oldest Language

What Is The Oldest Language? By oldest, I mean out of the thousands of languages spoken around the world today, which one has been spoken for the longest time? This is a minefield of a topic and most linguists I talked to do not want to touch this subject with a ten-foot pole, for a …

The History of Hindu India, 1947 to Present

[Music] Namaste. I’m Raj Narayan and this documentary explores modern India, from independence in 1947 to the present day. This concludes our five-part documentary series, “The History of Hindu India.” India’s 20th century founders succeeded at welding together the ancient land into a strong, united, modern nation. While almost all of the world’s early religions …