Did christianity copy the holy trinity from the hindu trimurti question: i read on wikipedia that christianity copied the idea of a triune god from hinduismis there any truth to this claim response: no, there is no truth to this claim within the hindu religion, there is a trimurti, which refers to a relationship between three hindu deities according to a catholic scholar, j p arendzen.
That was trinity, which is called holy trinity in christianity and the trimurti in buddhism according to christianity, the christian doctrine of the trinity teaches the unity of father, son, and holy spirit as three persons in one godhead.
Holy trinity versus the trimurti introduction in the world, there are different denominations that people believe and follow however, some religions are similar while others are distinct from each other. Trinity is father, son and holy spirit while trimurti is creator, preserver and destroyer trinity is three persons in one god trimurti is three distinct gods.
Is the holy trinity pagan hindu trimurti = trinity other critics within the cults claim that the hindu trimurti - brahma, vishnu and siva - was another model for the christian trinity yet scholars tell us that this trimurti only appears in hinduism during the 4 th-7th centuries ad by that time the christian understanding of the holy.
Or is the trinity of christianity and the trimurti of hinduism just a conicidence a: you are right to observe that there is an apparent similarity in the number three being related to both christianity in the trinity and to hinduism in the trimurti.