Eastern traditions: hinduism, jainism, sikhism, buddhism, confucianism, daoism, shinto. 85% of the one billion of people living in india are known to the 47/,83/:8. Problematic terms in the statement: hinduism, religion, india. These are not terms that originate from the indigenous words of india. Problems: each one of them suggests uniformity and consistency that does not actually. When we study the religious traditions of the east, we must accustom ourselves to: exist: diversity, discontinuity, difference. Most hindus see themselves as devotees of a particular god or goddess, such as siva or. %,814700,/2,73: shiva white horizontal stripes, vishnu vertical markings. Insiders: the insiders know things that the outsiders will never know, the outsiders know things that the insiders cannot know. In the 1960s, india attracted the hippies from the west, seeking mystical experience and enrichment from the indian sages www. notesolution. com.