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A dictionary of Hinduism

Author: W J Johnson
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Comprehensive reference book on the subject, covering practices, festivals, beliefs, gods, sacred sites, languages, religious texts, and much more. Find authoritative information on all aspects of Hinduism, from bhakti and Divali to Tantra and temples"--Book jkt.
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnson, W. J., 1951-
Dictionary of Hinduism.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009
(OCoLC)657310384
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W J Johnson
ISBN: 9780198610250 0198610254
OCLC Number: 244416793
Description: xii, 384 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Dictionary of Hinduism --
Maps --
India: States, State Capitals, and Union Territories --
Northern and Western India: showing some major Hindu pilgrimage centres and other sites of religious significance --
Central and Southern India: showing some major Hindu pilgrimage centres and other sites of religious significance.
Other Titles: Oxford dictionary of Hinduism
Hinduism
Responsibility: W.J. Johnson.
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With almost 2,800 entries on all aspects of Hinduism, this is the most up-to-date and comprehensive dictionary of its kind. It covers all the major Hindu practices, texts, beliefs, religious sites,  Read more...

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The entries are crisp and precise; simple without being simplistic, accessible without being condescending. Ramachandra Guha, TLS

 
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