BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 3632

Hindu Beliefs about God

Hindu Beliefs about God
Key Info
  • Hindu Beliefs about God
  • Duration: 01:40
  • A young Hindu explains some essential beliefs of Hinduism concerning God and the purpose of life. It makes clear the Hindu belief in God as the Supreme Being, and the existence of many lesser gods as expressions of aspects of that Supreme Being.
  • Subject:

    Religious Education



  • Keywords: Hindu, Hinduism, soul, purpose, Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, God, gods, creator, supreme being, preserver
Ideas for use in class
  • Ask students to summarise the essential beliefs of Hinduism as expressed in this clip – in 50 words. Then ask them to write 50 words in which they express some of their own fundamental beliefs about the meaning and purpose of life.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.