Hindus believe in many different things. Here are some of them:

Life after death

There is no scientific proof of what life happens after death, but there is a strong belief in the Hinduism religion that we all go to the afterlife.

What is the afterlife?

Afterlife is life after death.

So, what do Hindus think about life after death?

Many Hindus believe that we all die, but our soul (they call it the atman) is then born into a different body. But there are many theories for this, and this is just one of them.


Diwali, also called Deepavali, is a festival that lasts 4 or 5 days. Diwali is a festival of light that is usually held between the middle of October and the middle of November. The festival is about the “victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance.” Hindus believe that light is a metaphor for knowledge and consciousness, and light candles around their homes.

You can find out more about Diwali here.


Holi, also known as the “festival of colours”, is an ancient Hindu festival which started in India, and is widely celebrated in India and Nepal. Holi celebrates the beginning of spring. It lasts for one day and one night. During Holi, many people throw colourful dry powder at each other.

You can find out more about Holi here.

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