Nice synopsis page for a very old spiritual tradition:
There is only one divine principle, the many gods are only aspects of that unity. Life in all its forms is an aspect of the divine, but it appears as a separation from the divine, a meaningless cycle of birth and rebirth (samsara) determined by the purity or impurity of past deeds (karma). To improve one’s Karma or escape Samsara by pure acts, thoughts, and devotion is the aim of every Hindu.
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