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Hindus

 

followers of the Hindu religion, found throughout India and in certain other areas of the world where Indians have emigrated (some Indian Ocean islands, South and Southeast Asia, Africa, Fiji, and Guyana). Despite the significant differences between sects, Hindus are united by common religious doctrines, their unique culture and way of life, and their observance of caste restrictions. Sometimes the entire population of India (Indians) is incorrectly referred to as Hindu.

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