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Descriptor English: Hinduism
Descriptor Spanish: Hinduismo
Descriptor Portuguese: Hinduísmo
Descriptor French: Hindouisme
Entry term(s): Ethics, Hindu
Hindu Ethics
Tree number(s): K01.844.231
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018596
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
Previous Indexing: Religion (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
Related: Medicine, Ayurvedic MeSH
DeCS ID: 32200
Unique ID: D018596
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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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