Essays on Religion in Maharashtra. Theology and Practice. Others have disputed this, pointing out that it bears a close resemblance to Elamite seals depicting seated bulls. It is fair to mention that even the texts we find in Hinduism that claim some sort of divine inspiration do not declare their view to be better than any other and they all exist together in a tolerant fashion. Pandu Culture. Retrieved 19 April
His disciple Vivekananda — developed his ideas and linked them to a political vision of a united India.
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He classifies most Hindus as belonging by choice to one of the "founded religions" such as Vaishnavism and Shaivism that are salvation-focussed and often de-emphasize Brahman priestly authority yet incorporate ritual grammar of Brahmanic-Sanskritic Hinduism. Publishers Knut A. We know very little about Hinduim beyond what can be learned from the Vedasa collection of hymns and other ritual texts composed in different periods. Medieval Magazine. According to Hardy, the Muslim rulers were not concerned with the number of converts, since the stability and continuity of their regime did not depend on the number of Muslims. Religious Composition by Country, in Numbers ". In Lipner, Julius J.