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A concise encyclopedia of Hinduism

Author: Klaus K Klostermaier
Publisher: Oxford, England : Oneworld, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st South Asian edView all editions and formats
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Contains entries that describe the different aspects of Hinduism, including key people, places, rituals, text, and art, and explains the religion's origins, history, and beliefs. Includes terms in Sanskrit.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Klaus K Klostermaier
ISBN: 1851681752 9781851681754
OCLC Number: 805951380
Description: ix, 243 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of Hinduism
Hinduism
Responsibility: Klaus K. Klostermaier.

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From the classical to the contemporary, this is a comprehensive, systematic and accessible encyclopedia of the phenomenon known as 'hinduism'.  Read more...

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"this encyclopaedia... is a big treasury of literature about the religion" * Amar Deep Hindi Weekly * "Encyclopaedias are not always interesting but this is one of the exceptions" * RE Read more...

 
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