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The Hindu tradition,

Author: Ainslie Thomas Embree
Publisher: New York, Vintage Books [1972]
Series: Readings in Oriental thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book, compiled from basic Hindu writings, is an exploration of the essential meaning of the Hindu tradition, the way of thinking and acting that has dominated life in India for the last three thousand years."--Back cover.
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Embree, Ainslie Thomas.
Hindu tradition.
New York, Vintage Books [1972]
(OCoLC)610011950
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ainslie Thomas Embree
ISBN: 0394717023 9780394717029
OCLC Number: 1076051
Notes: A Vintage book.
Description: xv, 363 pages 19 cm.
Contents: The ordering of the universe --
The social order --
The crown of the Vedic age: the Upanishads --
The exposition of life's duties --
The maintenance of the social fabric --
The search for salvation --
The universe of the great epics --
The literary reflection --
The philosophic statement of the tradition --
Sacred history --
In praise of Shiva --
In praise of Vishnu as Krishna and Rāma --
The meeting of Hindu and Muslim devotion --
Acceptance and reform --
Rejection and revival --
Four twentieth century statements.
Series Title: Readings in Oriental thought.
Responsibility: edited by Ainslie T. Embree.

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"This book, compiled from basic Hindu writings, is an exploration of the essential meaning of the Hindu tradition, the way of thinking and acting that has dominated life in India for the last three thousand years."--Back cover.

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