“In Hinduism, men contemplate the divine mystery and express it through an unspent fruitfulness of myths and through searching philosophical inquiry. They seek release from the anguish of our human condition through ascetical practices or deep meditation or a loving, trusting flight toward God.”
Nostra Aetate #2
(Nostra Aetate (Latin: In our Age) is the Declaration on the Relation of the Church with Non-Christian Religions of the Second Vatican Council. Passed by a vote of 2,221 to 88 of the assembled bishops, this declaration was promulgated on October 28, 1965, by Pope Paul VI)
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Hinduism - a system of religious beliefs and social customs, with adherents esp. in India, with a belief in reincarnation, the worship of several gods, and an ordained caste systems, as the basis of society.
Source: Short Oxford English Dictionary