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Hinduism


  • Author: Manavi Panjnani
  • Release Date : 2016-04-17
  • Genre: Hinduism
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This book gives an introduction to the spiritual world of Hinduism, describing its origins and cultural beliefs....

Hinduism


  • Author: Klaus K. Klostermaier
  • Release Date : 2007-11-01
  • Genre: Hinduism
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A fresh introduction to an ancient religionExplaining the origins, beliefs, scriptures and philosophies of this ancient religion, Klaus K. Klostermaier succeeds in capturing the rich diversity of rituals and gods that comprise Hinduism, while keeping the tone both engaging and informative. Covering contemporary issues such as the relationship between Hinduism and modern Western ideas, and imminent challenges the religion faces, this sweeping exploration of a fascinating and long-lasting belief system is essential reading for students, followers, and interested readers alike....

Hinduism

Hinduism


  • Author : Roshen Dalal
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2014-04-18
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9788184752779


Hinduism Book Description :

An invaluable encyclopedia of Hinduism Hinduism is one of the world’s oldest religions; an amalgam of diverse beliefs and schools, it originates in the Vedas and is rooted in Indian culture. Hinduism: An Alphabetical Guide illuminates complex philosophical concepts through lucid definitions, a historical perspective and incisive analyses. It examines various aspects of Hinduism, covering festivals and rituals, gods and goddesses, philosophers, memorials, aesthetics, and sacred plants and animals. The author also explores pivotal ideas, including moksha, karma, dharma and samsara, and details the diverse commentaries on the Bhagavad Gita and other important texts. Citing extensively from the regional languages, the book describes Hinduism’s innume...

Hinduism

Hinduism


  • Author : Vasudha Narayanan
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781435856202


Hinduism Book Description :

Describes the origins, principal teachings, scriptures, important figures, historical events, and holidays of Hinduism....

Hinduism

Hinduism


  • Author : Axel Michaels
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0691089523


Hinduism Book Description :

Hinduism is currently followed by one-fifth of humankind. Far from a monolithic theistic tradition, the religion comprises thousands of gods, a complex caste system, and hundreds of languages and dialects. Such internal plurality inspires vastly ranging rites and practices amongst Hinduism's hundreds of millions of adherents. It is therefore not surprising that scholars have been hesitant to define universal Hindu beliefs and practices. In this book, Axel Michaels breaks this trend. He examines the traditions, beliefs, and rituals Hindus hold in common through the lens of what he deems its identificatory habitus, a cohesive force that binds Hindu religions together and fortifies them against foreign influences. Thus, in his analysis, Michaels not onl...

What Is Hinduism
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What Is Hinduism


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  • Publisher : Himalayan Academy Publications
  • Release Date :
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781934145272


What Is Hinduism Book Description :

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On Hinduism

On Hinduism


  • Author : Wendy Doniger
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199360079


On Hinduism Book Description :

On Hinduism is a penetrating analysis of many of the most crucial and contested issues in Hinduism, from the Vedas to the present day. In a series of 63 connected essays, it discusses Hindu concepts of polytheism, death, gender, art, contemporary puritanism, non-violence, and much more....

What is Hinduism

What is Hinduism


  • Author : David Frawley
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-10-18
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789388038652


What is Hinduism Book Description :

What Is Hinduism? provides one of the most provocative, engaging and detailed examinations of this oldest religious and spiritual tradition in the world. Followed by over a billion people, including a great majority in India, Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world. The teachings of Yoga and Vedanta are followed by millions in every continent. Enriched with a profound pluralistic view, Hinduism emphasizes that the Truth is One but has many paths. Yet, despite its universality, Hinduism remains the most misunderstood of the world's major religions, partly because of its antiquity and the vast extent of its teachings. Acknowledging the importance of the religion and its growing influence globally, David Frawley has addressed the prime teach...

Hinduism

Hinduism


  • Author : Kim Knott
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-02
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780198745549


Hinduism Book Description :

Hinduism is practised by nearly eighty per cent of India's population, and by some seventy million people outside India. In this Very Short Introduction, Kim Knott offers a succinct and authoritative overview of this major religion, and analyses the challenges facing it in the twenty-first century. She discusses key preoccupations of Hinduism such as the centrality of the Veda as religious texts, the role of Brahmins, gurus, and storytellers in the transmission of divine truths, and the cultural and moral importance of epics such as the Ramayana. In this second edition Knott considers the impact of changes in technology and the flourishing of social media on Hinduism, and looks at the presence of Hinduism in popular culture, considering pieces such a...

Classical Hinduism

Classical Hinduism


  • Author : Mariasusai Dhavamony
  • Publisher : Gregorian Biblical BookShop
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8876524827


Classical Hinduism Book Description :

After a brief introduction on the idea of culture, enculturation and acculturation in social anthropology, a theology of culture, symbol and language is treated in order to lead to the central subject-matter of the Christian theology of inculturation, which is articulated in themes such as revelation and culture, redemptive incarnation as an exemplary model of inculturation, Lay people and inculturation, missionary spirituality and inculturation. The final chapters deal with inculturation in the Indian Church, the meeting of the Gospel with Asian religions, cultures and aspirations for full humanity, and Asian Christian theology....

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism  Volume 1

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism Volume 1


  • Author : James G. Lochtefeld, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release Date : 2001-12-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 082393179X


The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism Volume 1 Book Description :

Provides information on the origins, history, and practice of Hinduism, including facts on the various festivals and celebrations....