Abortion (Hinduism)

1

What is an abortion?

2

Up to what stage of the pregnancy can abortion take place according to English law?

3

What is adoption?

4

For most Hindus, when do they consider life begins?

5

What does Hinduism teach regarding the unborn child's lifecycle?

6

What do Hindus believe is present in the unborn child?

7

What does it mean when some Hindus say that abortion goes against the principle of ahimsa?

8

At what stage of pregnancy do some Hindus believe an atman enters the foetus?

9

Why would many Hindus describe abortion as bad action?