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Hindu Mythology Quiz Book

Hindu Mythology Quiz Book
$23.50
Item Code: IDJ780
Author: Pankaj Dixit
Publisher: Ocean Books Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi
Edition: 2005
ISBN: 818832275X
Pages: 188
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 8.6" X 5.5"
From the Jacket

Hinduism, one of the oldest religion on the earth, is outcome of a continuous process of interaction of time-tested rituals, varied philosophical schools, in-depth researched scriptures and renowned mythologies. It is more a way of life harmonizing the micro a way of life harmonizing the micro & macro cosom, Purush & Prakriti, Brahma & Jiva.

This book, in quiz form, gives a bird's eye view of all the basic fundamentals of Hindu religion i.e. philosophy, sculpture, temple architecture, plastic art forms and rituals. The chapter on Homas Yajnas & Fire rituals is a classic example of Vedic ritualistic heritage. It will definitely create an interest for a detailed exposition on various facets of the religion for scholars as well as any modern day Hindu.

A mini Encyclopaedia of Hinduism.

Pankaj Dixit A civil servant by profession, working as Deputy Director in Ministry of Defence, Pankaj Dixit has a throughout first class academic career. He is an ardent and motivated scholar with specialized interests in Vedic rituals and Temple architecture. He has been honoured by Albert Museum, London for a study on South Indian Temple Architecture.

An alumnus of Lal Bahadur Shastri Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, New Delhi, he has learnt Vedas traditionally in Guru-shishya parampara. His articles on Hinduism, Vedas and Temple Architecture keep appearing in National dailies. He has several books on Hinduism related topics to his credit.

Contents

1Rituals7
2Temples of India23
3Vedas40
4Hindu God and Goddess54
5Homas, Yajnas and Fire Ritual68
6Puranas85
7Hindu Festivals, Fasts and Pilgrimage (Holy places)101
8Upanishads119
9Mahabharat137
10Ram-Katha (Ramayan)152
Answers166

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