An Introduction to Hinduism

Written By Gavin D. Flood
An Introduction to Hinduism
  • Publsiher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 13 July 1996
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
  • Pages : 341 pages
  • Rating : 2.5/5 from 6 reviews
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An Introduction to Hinduism

An Introduction to Hinduism
  • Author : Gavin D. Flood,Flood, Gavin D. Flood
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1996-07-13
  • Total pages : 341
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
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Summary : A much-needed, comprehensive and up-to-date thematic and historical survey of Hinduism....

The Hindu Way

The Hindu Way
  • Author : Shashi Tharoor
  • Publisher : Rupa Publications
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
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Summary : The Hindu Way: An Introduction to Hinduism, the new book by bestselling author Shashi Tharoor, whose last three books have sold over a quarter of a million copies in hardback, is the perfect introduction to one of the world's oldest, largest and most complex religions. Although there are hundreds of ...

Hinduism

Hinduism
  • Author : Kim Knott
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-02
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
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Summary : 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 ...

A Brief Introduction to Hinduism

A Brief Introduction to Hinduism
  • Author : Tim Dowley
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-01
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
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Summary : This brief introduction to Hinduism is designed to help readers understand this important religious tradition. With both nuance and balance, this text provides broad coverage of various forms of Hinduism with an arresting layout with rich colors. It offers both historical overviews and modern perspectives on Hindu beliefs and practices. ...

Hinduism and Law

Hinduism and Law
  • Author : Timothy Lubin,Donald R. Davis Jr,Jayanth K. Krishnan
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-10-21
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
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Summary : Covering the earliest Sanskrit rulebooks through to the codification of 'Hindu law' in modern times, this interdisciplinary volume examines the interactions between Hinduism and the law. The authors present the major transformations to India's legal system in both the colonial and post colonial periods and their relation to recent changes ...

The Vedas

The Vedas
  • Author : Roshen Dalal
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2014-04-15
  • Total pages : 424
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
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Summary : Your essential guide to the Vedas When were the Vedas written, and why? Who were the people who composed them? Where did they come from, how did they live? Questions, conjectures and debates go hand in hand with the Vedas, the sacred keystone texts of Hinduism. Now, noted historian Roshen ...

The Power of the Dharma

The Power of the Dharma
  • Author : Stephen Knapp
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 158
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
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Summary : The Power of the Dharma: An Introduction to Hinduism and Vedic Culture offers a concise and easy-to-understand overview of the essential principles and customs of the Hindu tradition. It also provides many insights into the depth and value of the timeless wisdom of Vedic spirituality and reveals why the Dharmic ...

Introduction to Swaminarayan Hinduism

Introduction to Swaminarayan Hinduism
  • Author : Raymond Brady Williams
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-09-30
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
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Summary : An Introduction to Swaminarayan Hinduism, third edition, offers a comprehensive study of a contemporary form of Hinduism. Begun as a revival and reform movement in India 200 years ago, it has now become one of the fastest growing and most prominent forms of Hinduism. The Swaminarayan Hindu transnational network of temples ...

Introduction to Hinduism

Introduction to Hinduism
  • Author : Jayaram V
  • Publisher : Pure Life Vision
  • Release Date : 2012-07-01
  • Total pages : 332
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
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Summary : Hinduism is the oldest living religion of the world and the most complex in terms of its philosophy and practices. This volume looks at the antiquity, definition, and significance of Hinduism, providing a thorough and scholarly understanding of the basic and essential aspects of the eternal tradition useful to both ...

A Brief Introduction To Hinduism

A Brief Introduction To Hinduism
  • Author : A. L. Herman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-05-04
  • Total pages : 181
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
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Summary : "“I have read Arthur Herman’s Introduction to Hinduism with considerable interest and pleasure. It is bold and innovative, clearly written, well organized, and quite provocative.” —Eliot Deutsch University of Ha wail at Manoa "...

The Secret of the Three Cities

The Secret of the Three Cities
  • Author : Douglas Renfrew Brooks,Bhāskararāya
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1990-09-21
  • Total pages : 307
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
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Summary : The esoteric Hindu traditions of Tantrism have profoundly influenced the development of Indian thought and civilization. Emerging from elements of yoga and wisdom traditions, shamanism, alchemy, eroticism, and folklore, Tantrism began to affect brahmanical Hinduism in the ninth century. Nevertheless, Tantrism and its key historical figures have been ignored by ...

Hinduism Today

Hinduism Today
  • Author : Stephen Jacobs
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2010-06-24
  • Total pages : 182
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
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Summary : Exploration of contemporary Hinduism, illustrated by case studies from the lived religion....

Introduction to Hindu Dharma

Introduction to Hindu Dharma
  • Author : Michael Oren Fitzgerald
  • Publisher : World Wisdom, Inc
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 145
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
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Summary : "Introduction to Hindu Dharma consists of selections from the more than 4,000 discourses of Kanchi Sankaracharya (1894-1994). It covers the topics of prayer and virtue, metaphysical truth, and the conflict between traditional Hindu dharma and modernity. A sage in the Sankara tradition, the Jagadguru was one of the most beloved and ...

Sanatana Dharma

Sanatana Dharma
  • Author : Narayanan Komerath
  • Publisher : Scv Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2015-05-01
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
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Summary : How should Hinduism be introduced appropriately, to a modern global audience? Driven by this question, this book presents Sanatana Dharma at an introductory level for a broad contemporary audience, in over 280 pages and 300 references. The chosen framework is based on the Vedic concept of Upanishad, going from an easily accessible ...

Hinduism A Very Short Introduction

Hinduism  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Kim Knott
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2000-02-24
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
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Summary : Hinduism is practised by eighty per cent of India's population, and by thirty million people outside India. In this Very Short Introduction, Kim Knott combines a succinct and authoritative overview of a major religion with an analysis of the challenges facing it in the twentieth century. She discusses key preoccupations ...