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HINDUISM

HINDUISM
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Item Code: IDD501
Author: Pramesh Ratnakar
Publisher: Lustre Press, Roli Books
Language: English
Edition: 2002
ISBN: 817437048x
Pages: 96
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 12.2" X 9.3"
weight of the book: 821 gms

About the Book:

Hinduism can best be understood by studying both its evolution and its everyday practices as the trajectory illustrates its structure. The chapters in the book present a lucid outline of the evolution of the evolution of Hinduism and extensively describe its current practices. The text is supported by illustrations and pictures of the key concepts and figures. Attention has been paid to bringing out the significance of important festivals and pilgrimages, as well as to the role of Gods and Goddesses in the Hindu macrocosm.

About the Author:

Pramesh Ratnakar, 38, teaches English Literature at Deen Dayal Upadhyay College, Delhi University. He spent his early childhood in Banaras, the very heart of Hindu India. The city exists for the author ' as much in the mind as in space'. His love for the city found expression in two books. Other publications include studies on aspects of Hinduism.

 

Contents

CHAPTER 1
The Essentials of Hinduism

CHAPTER 2
The Evolution of Hinduism

CHAPTER 3
The Epics and the Puranas

CHAPTER 4
Male Divinities and Sects

CHAPTER 5
Female Divinities

CHAPTER 6
Current Practices

Sample Page


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