Why Do I Call Myself a “Hindu”?

Inevitably online when I refer to myself as a Hindu someone is ready to tell me that that word is incorrect."Hinduism" they say is a word invented by the British. "Hinduism" others say refers to people who live along the Indus river and cannot refer to me. You should be using Sanatana Dharma they tell me.If it comes up in conversation I may tell people that the real word for Hinduism is Sanatana Dharma but in my day to day life I identify with the word "Hindu" and that's what I call … [Read more...]

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