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Descriptor in English: Hinduism
Descriptor in Spanish: Hinduismo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Hinduísmo
Descriptor in French: Hindouisme
Entry term(s): Ethics, Hindu
Hindu Ethics
Tree number(s): K01.844.231
Scope note: A complex body of social, cultural, and religious beliefs and practices evolved in and largely confined to the Indian subcontinent and marked by a caste system, an outlook tending to view all forms and theories as aspects of one eternal being and truth, and the practice of the way of works, the way of knowledge, or the way of devotion as a means of release from the round of rebirths. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Annotation: IM; specify geog if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
PX psychology
History Note: 95
See also the descriptors: Medicine, Ayurvedic MeSH
DeCS UI: 32200
Descriptor UI: D018596
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/04/19
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Hinduism - Preferred
Concept UI M0027875
Scope note A complex body of social, cultural, and religious beliefs and practices evolved in and largely confined to the Indian subcontinent and marked by a caste system, an outlook tending to view all forms and theories as aspects of one eternal being and truth, and the practice of the way of works, the way of knowledge, or the way of devotion as a means of release from the round of rebirths. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Preferred term Hinduism
Hindu Ethics - Narrower
Concept UI M0027876
Preferred term Hindu Ethics
Entry term(s) Ethics, Hindu



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