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Discover Hindu culture Mauritius

The population of Mauritius has a majority of Hindus and this culture expresses itself all over the island. Temples, altars, holidays, weddings, there are many colourful events that take place all the time and it is not rare to take part into one if you have had the opportunity to get acquainted with some of the people of this very open and hospitable community.

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    The Hindu culture, Mauritius

    Hinduism is Mauritius' main religion; 50% of the population is Hindu, 30% Muslim, 30% Christian and the remaining 10% comprises Buddhists and Sikhs.

    © Bamba Sourang / OT Ile Maurice
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    Hindu beliefs, Mauritius

    Religious beliefs go hand in hand with politics in Mauritius, with believers voting for a leader that is of the same religion as them.

    © Bamba Sourang / OT Ile Maurice
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    Puja, Hinduism, Mauritius

    Hindu festivals go on throughout the year, creating various colourful and fun atmospheres. Hindu weddings are the most representative of the culture.

    © Bamba Sourang / OT Ile Maurice
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    Hindu prinicples, Mauritius

    Hindus believe in reincarnation and retribution.

    © Bamba Sourang / OT Ile Maurice
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    The origins of Hinduism in Mauritius.

    The first Hindus arrived on the island in the early 19th century. They were to replace the slaves that had been freed around the same period.

    © Bamba Sourang / OT Ile Maurice
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    The Maha Shivaratree, Mauritius

    The night of Shiva, the Maha Shivaratree, is one of the most popular parties on the island.

    © Bamba Sourang / OT Ile Maurice
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  • Holiday to Le Palmiste in TROU AUX BICHES (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (BB) departing from LGW on 01 Mar
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    Holiday to Le Palmiste in TROU AUX BICHES (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (BB) departing from LGW on 01 Mar
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  • Holiday to Riu Creole Hotel in LE MORNE (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (AI) departing from LGW on 14 Jun
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    Holiday to Riu Creole Hotel in LE MORNE (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (AI) departing from LGW on 14 Jun
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    £4003
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  • Holiday to Riu Creole Hotel in LE MORNE (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (AI) departing from LGW on 30 Aug
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    Holiday to Riu Creole Hotel in LE MORNE (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (AI) departing from LGW on 30 Aug
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    £4194
    8days / 7nights

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