Hindu holy books ‘Vedas’ refer to a “third sex,” roughly defined as people for whom sex is not procreative, either through impotence or a lack of desire for the opposite sex. Members of the third sex are sometimes sometimes recognized for having divine powers or insights.

Stances of Faiths on LGBTQ Issues: Hinduism In Hindu belief, deities can take many forms, but all combine in the universal spirit of Brahman. Unlike Judaism, Christianity and Islam, which focus on the actions of a single lifetime, Hindu belief centers on a continuous process of birth and rebirth that ultimately releases the true self …

Hindu holy books ‘Vedas’ refer to a “third sex,” roughly defined as people for whom sex is not procreative, either through impotence or a lack of desire for the opposite sex. Members of the third sex are sometimes sometimes recognized for having divine powers or insights. Read More »