A young Hindu explains some essential beliefs of Hinduism concerning God and the purpose of life. He 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.

This clip is from:
Belief File, Hinduism: World
First broadcast:
25 March 2011

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.