ABC OF HINDUISM

A
is for atman, the closest Engligh word is "self"
B
is for Bhakti, deep devotional love for the divine
Shiva
Shiva

C
is for culture, the beauty of Hindu Music
D
is for dharma, which is righteousness leading to the right path
E
is for Earth, which is our sacred protecting planet
F
is for family, the precious cornerstone of Hindu life
G
is for guru, our enlightened master
H
is for hatha yoga, healthful physical science
I
is for India, motherland of 1/6 of humanity
J
is for japa, repetitive prayful mantras
K
is for krishna, incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu
L
is for lotus, the heart's inner shrine
M
is for Mokgha, release from the cycle of death
N
is for nonattachment, the art of living
O
is for open-mindedness, the Hindu's tolerant freedom
P
is for puja, mystic worship of our divine in our home shrine
Q
is for quest, finding out to know who you really are...
R
is for reincarnation, our immortal soul's journey
S
is for shiva, the Hindu goddess of destruction
T
is for tilaka, forehead marks worn in honor
U
is for up anishads, philosophical materials
V
is for Vishnu, Hindu god of love
W
is for wealth, one of our life's four goals
X
is for xerophily, the ability of certain plants and animals
Y
is for yoga, a union of the soul
Z
is for zeal, the forever with which we perform