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    Describe the origins of Hinduism in pre-Vedic India.

    Identify key theological concepts of Hinduism (maya, karma, samsara, etc.)

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    According to Fisher (2008), the origins of Hinduism began in the regions of the Indus Valley in 2500 BC. The term Hinduism was derived from the combination of religious belief in the Indian subcontinent consisting of the Buddhist, Jainist, and Sikhism beliefs systems of this region. According to Indian tradition, 330 million deities existed in India providing the reason for a single religion in the ...

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    this solution discusses the origins of Hinduism in pre-Vedic India. Additionally, the solution highlights some of the key concepts of Hinduism.