Hindus believe in Karma, reincarnation and dharma which is personal duty. There is no one founder. It’s the world’s 3rd largest religion after Christianity and Islam with a billion followers. 905 million of these live in India. Hindus do not eat cows because cows are holy. Hindu society honors the cow as a symbol of unselfish giving. Cow–slaughter is legally banned in almost all states of India.
Offshoots of the religion – Sikhs, Buddhism, Jainism.
Main gods – Rama, Sita brother Laxman, Ganesha, Krishna, Shiva, Vishnu, Indra.
The original scriptures were written in Sanskrit the oldest known language.