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9 myths about Hinduism, debunked

Editor's note: Go inside the sometimes bizarre Aghori sect on the premiere episode of "Believer with Reza Aslan," Sunday, March 5, at 10p ET. The article below was first published in April 2014.

(CNN) -- Caste. Cows. Karma.

Suhag Shukla knows that's how some people outside Hinduism see her religion. As the co-founder of the Hindu American Foundation, Shukla clarifies misconceptions all the time.

Hinduism is ancient, though there is no specific date for when it was formed. The

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