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Why I am a Hindu

Author: Shashi Tharoor
Publisher: Melbourne : Scribe Publications, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Why I Am a Hindu, one of India's finest public intellectuals gives us a profound book about one of the world's oldest and greatest religions. Starting with a close examination of his own belief in Hinduism, he ranges far and wide in his study of the faith. He talks about the Great Souls of Hinduism, Adi Shankara, Patanjali, Ramanuja, Swami Vivekananda, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and many others who made major  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Shashi Tharoor; Shashi Tharoor; Shashi Tharoor
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shashi Tharoor
ISBN: 1947534556 9781947534551 1947534564 9781947534568
OCLC Number: 1033899364
Description: xv, 295 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: My Hinduism --
The Hindu way --
Questioning Hindu customs --
Great souls of Hinduism --
Hinduism and the politics of Hindutva --
Beyond holy cows: the uses and abuses of Hindu culture and history --
Taking back Hinduism.
Responsibility: Shashi Tharoor.

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"In Why I Am a Hindu, one of India's finest public intellectuals gives us a profound book about one of the world's oldest and greatest religions. Starting with a close examination of his own belief in Hinduism, he ranges far and wide in his study of the faith. He talks about the Great Souls of Hinduism, Adi Shankara, Patanjali, Ramanuja, Swami Vivekananda, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and many others who made major contributions to the essence of Hinduism"--Amazon.

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