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Why Am I A Hindu ?

Hinduism – A Dialogue Between Travelers: Four years ago, I was flying from JFK NY Airport to SFO to attend a meeting at Monterrey, CA. An American girl was sitting on the right side, near window seat. It indeed was a long journey – it would take nearly seven hours.I was surprised to see the young girl reading a Bible unusual of young Americans. After some time she smiled and we had few acquaintances talk.I told her that I am from India

Then suddenly the girl asked: ‘What’s your faith?’ ‘What?’ I didn’t understand the question.

‘I mean, what’s your religion? Are you a Christian? Or a Muslim?’

‘No!’ I replied, ‘I am neither Christian nor Muslim’.

Apparently she appeared shocked to listen to that. ‘Then who are you?’

I am a Hindu’, I said.

She looked at me as if she was seeing a caged animal. She could not understand what I was talking about.

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