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Introducing Hinduism (World Religions (Routledge (Firm)).)

by Hillary Rodrigues

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7494113M
ISBN 100415392683
ISBN 109780415392686

  Introducing Hinduism is the ideal starting point for students wishing to undertake a comprehensive study of this fascinating religion. This lively introduction explores the complexities of Hinduism, including its social structures, especially its caste system, its rituals and many scriptures, its vast mythology and varieties of deities, and its religious philosophies/5(2). Get this from a library! Introducing Hinduism. [Vinay Lal; Borin Van Loon] -- A guide to the key philosophical, literary, mythological and cultural traditions of this extraordinarily diverse faith, giving equal consideration to texts and everyday practices. -- Cover. Hindusm.

Introducing Hinduism is the ideal starting point for students wishing to undertake a comprehensive study of this fascinating religion. This lively introduction explores the complexities of Hinduism, including its social structures, especially its caste system, its rituals and many scriptures, its vast mythology and varieties of deities, and its religious philosophies.5/5(1). introduced to the various facets of the crystal that is Hinduism. The book, which was first published in , has now been rearranged in a more convenient form, with useful additions here and there, and is now released in its fifth edition. We do hope that all serious students of Hindu Religion and Philosophy will find the book useful and File Size: KB.

Hindu texts are manuscripts and historical literature related to any of the diverse traditions within Hinduism.A few texts are shared resources across these traditions and broadly considered as Hindu scriptures. These include the Vedas and the rs hesitate in defining the term "Hindu scriptures" given the diverse nature of Hinduism, but many list the Bhagavad Gita and the. If you are looking for a single introduction to Hinduism this is the book to buy. Flood has a first rate grasp of his sources, and manages to write in a manner that is at once scholarly and reader-friendly. The diversity of Hinduism is such that it is difficult to do justice to its by:


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Introducing Hinduism (World Religions (Routledge (Firm)).) by Hillary Rodrigues Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Introducing Hinduism is, quite simply, the best book of its kind. An instructor can, by being selective, use it quite effectively as an introductory text, but it has enough depth that it can be a springboard for more advanced examination of primary texts or anthropological case studies.5/5(6).

Introducing Hinduism is the ideal starting point for students wishing to undertake a comprehensive study of this fascinating religion. This lively introduction explores the complexities of Hinduism, including its social structures, especially its caste system, its rituals and many scriptures, its vast mythology and varieties of deities, and its religious philosophies/5(2).

After having a world religion class, it will go into more detail on the gods, goddesses, rituals, beliefs, schools of thought, and give students a fairly thorough introduction to Introducing Hinduism book.

I only wish there were more pictures, and at least some color pictures. The writing is good, engaging - at times dense - but a splash of color would help/5(3).

Introducing Hinduism: A Graphic Guide. "Hinduism is said to be the world's oldest religion. Yet the word 'Hindu' is of foreign 18th-century origin. Hinduism is defined as a polytheistic religion, but Mahatma Gandhi famously declared that one can be a Hindu without believing in any god/5.

This lively introduction explores the complexities of Hinduism, including its social structures, especially its caste system, its rituals and many scriptures, its vast mythology and varieties of deities, and its religious philosophies/5.

Introducing Hinduism Introducing Hinduism, 2nd Edition is the ideal sourcebook for those seeking a comprehensive overview of the Hindu. Introducing Hinduism is the ideal starting point for students wishing to undertake a comprehensive study of this fascinating religion.

This lively introduction explores the complexities of Hinduism, including its social structures, especially its caste Introducing Hinduism book, its rituals and many scriptures, its vast mythology and varieties of deities, and its religious philosophies.

11 Books That Will Introduce You To The Beauty Of Hinduism 1 Ramayana, translated by Kamala Subramaniam. Compris verses in seven cantos, the epic contains the teachings 2 Mahabharata, translated by Kamala Subramaniam.

3 The Holy Geeta, by Swami Chinmayananda. It is a dialogue between Author: Carol Kuruvilla. Hinduism is the oldest living religions of the world. It is also the most complex in its philosophy and practices and difficult to understand. This book by Jayaram V presents a thorough and scholarly understanding of the basic and essential aspects of Hinduism from.

A Brief Introduction to Hinduism | which is perhaps the most well-known and widely cited book in all of Hinduism. If any single text can be compared to the New Testament, it is thisone;infact,itisthesecond-mosttranslatedtextintheworld,afterthe. A very skeletal introduction to Hinduism.

Written primarily with the intention of showing Christian evangelists what they are up against. flag Like see review Edwina Callan rated it did /5. Hinduism as both a global religion and a form of nationalism are discussed.

Emphasis is given to the tantric traditions, which This book provides a much-needed thematic and historical introduction to Hinduism, the religion of the majority of people in India/5. "Introducing Hinduism is, quite simply, the best book of its kind. An instructor can, by being selective, use it quite effectively as an introductory text, but it has enough depth that it can be a springboard for more advanced examination of primary texts or anthropological case studies.

Introducing Hinduism, 2nd Edition is the ideal sourcebook for those seeking a comprehensive overview of the Hindu tradition. This second edition includes substantial treatments of Tantra, South India, and women, as well as expanded discussions of yoga, Vedanta and contemporary configurations of Hinduism in the West.

Hinduism is characterized by belief in reincarnation, called Samsara; one absolute being with multiple manifestations and related deities; the law of cause and effect, called Karma; a call to follow the path of righteousness by engaging in spiritual practices (yogas) and prayers (bhakti); and the desire for liberation from the cycle of birth and : Subhamoy Das.

Introducing Hinduism - CRC Press Book Introducing Hinduism, 2nd Edition is the ideal sourcebook for those seeking a comprehensive overview of the Hindu tradition. This second edition includes substantial treatments of Tantra, South India, and women, as well as expanded discussions of yoga, Vedanta and contemporary configurations o.

This book provides a much-needed thematic and historical introduction to Hinduism, the religion of the majority of people in India. Flood traces the development of Hindu traditions from ancient origins and the major deities to the modern world.

Hinduism as both a global religion and a form of nationalism are discussed. Emphasis is given to the tantric traditions, which have been so /5(6).

What are Hinduism's holy books. Hinduism does not have a single holy book, but many ancient texts and scriptures. The Vedas - a collection of hymns praising the Vedic gods.

Veda means 'knowledge'. Written by an experienced teacher of Hindu tradition, this book explores the complexities of Hinduism, including its social structures, its caste system, its rituals and scriptures, its mythology and varieties of deities, and its religious philosophies. Illustrated throughout, it is aimed at students wishing to undertake a study of this religion.

xviii, p.: 23 cm Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index Points of departure -- Ancient origins -- Dharma -- Yoga and renunciation -- Narrative traditions and early Vaisnavism -- The love of Visnu -- Saiva and tantric religion -- The Goddess and Skta traditions -- Hindu ritual -- Hindu theology and philosophy -- Hinduism and the modern worldPages:.

INTRODUCING HINDUISM - ENGLISH - GRAPHIC BOOK by VINAY LAL. Topics GRAPHIC BOOK, HINDUISM Collection ArvindGupta; JaiGyan Language English. GRAPHIC BOOK, HINDUISM Addeddate Coverleaf 0 Identifier IntroducingHinduism-English-GraphicBook Identifier-ark ark://t4xh3xx96 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi The Urantia Book's synopsis of Hinduism.

I. HINDUISM. The Religion of Divine Immanence and An Hereditary Graded Social Structure. Hinduism, dating from around B. C., is the oldest living religion having a membership () ofconfined largely to India. It is the most complex, diverse, and tolerant of the world's religions.Introducing Hinduism explores the links with and differences from Buddhism, Jainism and other religions, and describes the resurgence of Hindu extremism, the phenomenon of Bollywood and the overseas Hindu diaspora."--Jacket.