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    So I went to the fresher fair today to join societies, wasn't planning on joint the hindu society but I spoke to this guy who was trying to sign me up and I was like I'm not actually hindu(I'm indian) and he was like me neither and that you don't have to be hindu to join. He said he had Pakistanis and Scottish people join. So I signed up even though I'm atheist. Is that weird?
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    (Original post by I am a Lie)
    So I went to the fresher fair today to join societies, wasn't planning on joint the hindu society but I spoke to this guy who was trying to sign me up and I was like I'm not actually hindu(I'm indian) and he was like me neither and that you don't have to be hindu to join. He said he had Pakistanis and Scottish people join. So I signed up even though I'm atheist. Is that weird?
    Wtf you do in a hindu soc if you aren't hindu lol
    Idk, maybe go learn about hinduism - it's not that weird
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    (Original post by CorpusLuteum)
    Wtf you do in a hindu soc if you aren't hindu lol
    Idk, maybe go learn about hinduism - it's not that weird
    Well I do come from a hindu family u see I mostly joined cause of Indian people, Indian food, the dancing, music and dressing up and I am Indian so yh
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    He's probably trying to convert you
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    (Original post by hxfsxh)
    He's probably trying to convert you
    Lol I feel manipulated, but hey at least I get free Indian food :teehee:
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    (Original post by I am a Lie)
    Lol I feel manipulated, but hey at least I get free Indian food :teehee:
    It's unlikely, Hindus don't tend to protelyse They probably just want more people to join! You don't have to partake in the religious stuff anyway or at least don't at my university's Hindu soc
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    (Original post by I am a Lie)
    Lol I feel manipulated, but hey at least I get free Indian food :teehee:
    You do know your most likely going to be meeting at the pub lol :teehee:

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    (Original post by Poooky)
    It's unlikely, Hindus don't tend to protelyse They probably just want more people to join! You don't have to partake in the religious stuff anyway or at least don't at my university's Hindu soc
    That's what I mean he just wanted ,e to join fir the sake of it
    Well ofc im not gonna take part in the religious stuff just gonna talk to indian people with similar background
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    (Original post by mr T 999)
    You do know your most likely going to be meeting at the pub lol :teehee:

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    So what's with the pub?:hmmmmw:
    The food is going to be at the student union anyway for a meet and greet
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    I don't see the point being a member of a society if you won't be engaged in the activities. :bebored:
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    (Original post by I am a Lie)
    So what's with the pub?:hmmmm2:
    The food is going to be at the student union anyway for a meet and greet
    The 1st few weeks you may do some type of activities etc.... but that's only to hook people in and gain members. Once they have the members your most likely going to be meeting at pub and just socialise with each other.

    Societies like this was mainly created so people from the same background can meet and become friends etc....


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    (Original post by I am a Lie)
    That's what I mean he just wanted ,e to join fir the sake of it
    Well ofc im not gonna take part in the religious stuff just gonna talk to indian people with similar background
    Haha I meant the religious stuff isn't a big part of Hindu socs anyway, in my experience, compared to say the I-Soc etc. So hopefully you'll enjoy it!

    There should also be an Indian soc, check that out if you want to meet people with a similar/same background. Also the Bollywood soc
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    (Original post by undercxver)
    I don't see the point being a member of a society if you won't be engaged in the activities. :bebored:
    Lol i wasnt the only non hindu plus activities like dancing, bhangra and deessing up is what id join in plus the indian people were really nice to me
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    (Original post by I am a Lie)
    Lol i wasnt the only non hindu plus activities like dancing, bhangra and deessing up is what id join in plus the indian people were really nice to me
    So I guess its transformed into an Asian society? :rofl: Tbh I'd join that.
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    (Original post by undercxver)
    So I guess its transformed into an Asian society? :rofl: Tbh I'd join that.
    Probably shouldve joined the indian society butbthe people i spoke to were really nice and its the biggest socjety in the uni
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    Not really, societies are there for you to take part in socials while finding out more about the thing at the same time. I'm also an atheist but joined the sikh society for there bhangra night socials!!!
    (Original post by I am a Lie)
    So I went to the fresher fair today to join societies, wasn't planning on joint the hindu society but I spoke to this guy who was trying to sign me up and I was like I'm not actually hindu(I'm indian) and he was like me neither and that you don't have to be hindu to join. He said he had Pakistanis and Scottish people join. So I signed up even though I'm atheist. Is that weird?
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    Hinduism is massive, you don't even need to believe in god to be Hindu. There's entire schools of thought that reject the notion of gods or objective morality
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    I joined The Church of England even though I'm a Pastafarian.
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    (Original post by I am a Lie)
    I get free Indian food :teehee:
    thats worth it already
 
 
 
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