An Introduction to Hinduism

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  • Author : Gavin D. Flood
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Pages : 341 pages
  • ISBN : 9780521438780
  • Rating : 2.5/5 from 6 reviews
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The Vedas

The Vedas
  • Author : Roshen Dalal
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 15 April 2014
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Your essential guide to the Vedas When were the Vedas written, and why? Who were the people who composed them? Where did they come from, how did they live? Questions, conjectures and debates go hand in hand with the Vedas, the sacred keystone texts of Hinduism. Now, noted historian Roshen Dalal sifts through centuries of information and research to present, in a straightforward and succinct manner, an account of the Vedas that is authoritative yet accessible, thus appealing to both

Perspectives of Reality

Perspectives of Reality
  • Author : Jeaneane D. Fowler
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 21 January 2022
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The six major orthodox schools of philosophical thought in Hinduism, known as the orthodox darsanas, are concerned with the nature of reality and it is this theme which unites them. The text begins by analyzing the concept of knowledge, and what constitutes real knowledge. Four topics - the self, causality, the concept of God, and liberation - are then examined.

The Secret of the Three Cities

The Secret of the Three Cities
  • Author : Douglas Renfrew Brooks,Bhāskararāya
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 21 January 1990
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The esoteric Hindu traditions of Tantrism have profoundly influenced the development of Indian thought and civilization. Emerging from elements of yoga and wisdom traditions, shamanism, alchemy, eroticism, and folklore, Tantrism began to affect brahmanical Hinduism in the ninth century. Nevertheless, Tantrism and its key historical figures have been ignored by scholars. This accessible work introduces the concepts and practices of Hindu Sakta Tantrism to all those interested in Hinduism and the comparative study of religion.

Introduction to Swaminarayan Hinduism

Introduction to Swaminarayan Hinduism
  • Author : Raymond Brady Williams
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 30 September 2018
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An Introduction to Swaminarayan Hinduism, third edition, offers a comprehensive study of a contemporary form of Hinduism. Begun as a revival and reform movement in India 200 years ago, it has now become one of the fastest growing and most prominent forms of Hinduism. The Swaminarayan Hindu transnational network of temples and institutions is expanding in India, East Africa, the UK, USA, Australasia, and in other African and Asian cities. The devotion, rituals, and discipline taught by its founder, Sahajanand Swami (1781

The Hindu Way

The Hindu Way
  • Author : Shashi Tharoor
  • Publisher : Rupa Publications
  • Release : 21 January 2022
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The Hindu Way: An Introduction to Hinduism, the new book by bestselling author Shashi Tharoor, whose last three books have sold over a quarter of a million copies in hardback, is the perfect introduction to one of the world's oldest, largest and most complex religions. Although there are hundreds of books on Hinduism, there are only a few which provide a lucid, accessible, yet deeply layered account of the religion's numerous belief systems, schools of thought, sects, tenets, scriptures, deities,

An Introduction to Indian Philosophy

An Introduction to Indian Philosophy
  • Author : Christopher Bartley
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 30 July 2015
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Introducing the topics, themes and arguments of the most influential Hindu and Buddhist Indian philosophers, An Introduction to Indian Philosophy leads the reader through the main schools of Indian thought from the origins of Buddhism to the Saiva Philosophies of Kashmir. By covering Buddhist philosophies before the Brahmanical schools, this engaging introduction shows how philosophers from the Brahmanical schools-including Samkhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Vaisheshika, and Mimamsa, as well as Vedanta-were to some extent responding to Buddhist viewpoints. Together with clear translations

Classical Hindu Thought

Classical Hindu Thought
  • Author : Arvind Sharma
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 21 January 2022
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Introduces the texts and ideas of Hinduism, crystallized during the 4th to the 10th century BCE. This book explains their contemporary relevance and deals with the key concepts, the main gods and goddesses, and texts such as the Purusarthas. It also examines the different systems of yoga.