The Hindu religion is marked by an eminently rational character. Throughout the bewildering maze of dreamy hopes and practical renunciations, strangest dogmas and reckless adventures of spirit, throughout the four or five millennia of ceaseless metaphysical and theological endeavor, the Hindu thinkers have tried to grapple with the ultimate problems in a spirit of loyalty to truth and feeling for reality.
Throughout its long career, the oneness of the ultimate Spirit has been the governing ideal of the Hindu religion. The one incomprehensible God, who is omniscient, omnipresent and omnipotent, appears to different minds in different ways. An ancient text says that forms are given to the formless Absolute for the benefit of the aspirants.
Dr S Radhakrishnan