Describe your understanding of the influence of the Persian Aryan religion on Hinduism.
Hinduism pertains to Hindus but the word Hindu itself is actually a Persian word coined by Cyrus the great in the 6th century B.C. to describe people who lived beyond the river Indus which was the eastern boundary of the ancient Persian empire. The Persians had a phonetic problem with the letter 'S' hence, Sindhu became Hindu just as Rigveda's Soma came from Zend Avesta's Hoama. Such fascinating phonetic affinities!
Persian herders of cattle were called Vastrayosh ...