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Hinduism.

Author: Solange Lemaître
Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books [1959]
Series: Twentieth century encyclopedia of Catholicism, v. 144. Section XIV: Non-Christian beliefs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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"The vocation of India is to proclaim to the world the efficacy of religious experience..." So says the author, an authority on Hinduism, more acurately called the Vedic religion, or commonly, the Santana Dharma--the term for the religious tradition and the only term current in the vast breadth of India for the religions which belong to this tradition and are described in this volume.
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Lemaître, Solange.
Hinduism.
New York, Hawthorn Books [1959]
(OCoLC)647641798
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Solange Lemaître
OCLC Number: 275378
Description: 126 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
I. The Vedas --
II. The texts --
III. The Brahamanas --
IV. Smrti --
V. The philosophical systems or Darsanas --
VI. The divine --
VII. Creation --
VIII. Karma --
IX. The yogas --
X. Death --
XI. The sects --
XII. The castes --
XIII. The temples --
XIV. Holy places and pilgrimages.
Series Title: Twentieth century encyclopedia of Catholicism, v. 144. Section XIV: Non-Christian beliefs.
Responsibility: Translated from the French by John Francis Brown.

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"The vocation of India is to proclaim to the world the efficacy of religious experience..." So says the author, an authority on Hinduism, more acurately called the Vedic religion, or commonly, the Santana Dharma--the term for the religious tradition and the only term current in the vast breadth of India for the religions which belong to this tradition and are described in this volume.

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