Why are each of these terms useful but problematic in understanding Hinduism: “religion,” “India,” “Hinduism”?

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These terms are problematic to use for an understanding of Hinduism because “religion” is interpreted differently in Eastern and Western cultures, “India,” from a historical perspective, is a very broad term, and “Hinduism” has many branches.

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