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The sacred thread : Hinduism in its continuity and diversity

Author: J L Brockington
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This classic introduction to Hinduism, now updated and including 14 illustrations of the Hindu deities, takes the Western reader through the concepts of the Hindu faith, from its Vedic origins to its present development.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Brockington, J.L.
Sacred thread.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 1996
(DLC) 97179590
(OCoLC)35287037
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J L Brockington
ISBN: 0585105189 9780585105185
OCLC Number: 42922729
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 222 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prehistory of Hinduism --
Impersonal trends --
Theistic trends --
Unorthodox movements --
The orthodox synthesis --
Sectarian developments --
Bhakti in the South --
Bhakti in the North --
Revival and reform --
Tradition triumphant.
Other Titles: Hinduism in its continuity and diversity
Responsibility: J.L. Brockington.

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An admirable survey which comes closer than any other to providing the novice student of Indian civilisation with a reasonable view of the major facets of the Hindu religion. In ten chapters Read more...

 
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