Shraddha - a word in Hindi language - is used for the word 'Faith' by most people in India. But it may be kept in mind that there is no one word in English equivalent to 'Shraddha'. Shraddha - mostly used in religious context in India - is actually a combination of (totally profound and unshakable) trust + respect + devotion + affection and love + confidence and dedication for the almighty or a belief or even for a person or a principle or an object.

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Inductive and Deductive Reasoning From "Human Nature" Similar in stature, starts with Ideas and ends and works backwards through proving it's end.
Introduction (from Wikipedia) Faith is the confidence or trust in a person, thing, deity, or in the doctrines or teachings of a religion or view. It can also be belief that is not based on proof.
Religious Association Christianity, Judaism, & Islam. Has a worldwide presence and is an important wing of religious thinking, allowing for the establishment of wide reaching world explaining beliefs to be posited on a criterion based basis.
Definition Belief in God and his covenants, based on spiritual apprehension. And or confidence in something.
Explaining the World Faith has a more wholistic approach, considering many life changing and anecdotal experiences as confirmation of a loving God, or of religious order.

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