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Hinduism has no historical founder or single being connected with its beginning. There is no single book or sacred text to define what it means to be Hindu. Hinduism is a religion focusing primarily on dharma and moksha. It is socially structured based upon Varna and Ashrama and assigns individuals to one of four classes: Priests (Brahmins), Rulers/Warriors (Rajas), Farmers/Merchants, and the servants/laborers (Shudras). All of these individuals together share one common goal, the desire to achieve release from the cycle of birth and rebirth.

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