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Essential Hinduism

Author: Steven Rosen
Publisher: New Delhi. : Pentagon Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a world religion, Hinduism remains one of the most elusive for many.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Rosen
ISBN: 0275990060 9780275990060
OCLC Number: 310154021
Notes: Originally published ; Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2006.
Description: xxi, 266 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Graham M. Schweig --
Introduction --
ch. 1. The antecedents : everything comes from something --
ch. 2. Hinduism : the one and the many --
ch. 3. Dharma and the Hindu social system --
ch. 4. What are the Vedas? --
ch. 5. Epic Hinduism --
ch. 6. The Bhagavad-Gita and the life of Lord Krishna --
ch. 7. The Puranas and the Bhagavata --
ch. 8. Vaishnavism and the practice of Hinduism --
ch. 9. Underlying metaphysics --
ch. 10. The yoga of eating --
ch. 11. Idols, deities, worship, and temples --
ch. 12. Festivals and holidays --
ch. 13. Sonic theology --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Steven J. Rosen ; foreword by Graham M. Schweig.
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