śraddhā could be seen as a key idea in understanding the Hindu mind, and hence the Hindu identity.
Hindutva became the source of the principles that shaped the ideology of Hindu Nationalism. Hindu tradition enjoins the sādhaka.
What makes us Hindu? Hindu tradition enjoins the sādhaka.The sādhaka explores his inner world with his sense-organs, specially honed for the purpose, to gain a direct, first-hand experience of his own true nature. This is the essence of traditional Hindu philosophy