Hindus love Gods, so much so that there are thousands of them (may be even more). People following other religions are often confounded by the existence of multiple Gods in Hinduism, which is in stark contrast to their own belief that there is only one God. However understanding Hinduism is like peeling layers of onion. One layer is revealed after another and as you dig deeper, somewhere during the process, you realize that even Hinduism teaches that God is one.

There is a peculiar analogy that exists between water and soul – just like water is essential for the body, soul is essential for life. Considering the case of water, sea water is no different from distilled water, except for the presence of impurities in sea water. These extra elements or impurities impart their own unique qualities to water – like taste, color, density etc. Additionally, water acquires different shapes…

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