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A to Z of Hinduism : A to Z Guides - Bruce M. Sullivan

A to Z of Hinduism

A to Z Guides

Paperback

Published: 17th July 2001
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With a history of over three and a half millennia, and over 800 million adherents, Hinduism is one of the world's largest and most diverse religious traditions. This book presents the Hindu religious tradition's major events, individuals, texts, sects, and concepts in the context of its historical development through various periods. In addition, sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites, the rituals performed as religious practices, the manifestations of Hindu religious sensibilities in biography, art, the caste system of social organization, mythology, and the theories of salvation developed through the history of Hinduism are also presented. A pronunciation guide to Sanskrit and Tamil, and a chronology of the history of Hinduism are included.

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Pronunciation Guide Chapter 3 Chronology Chapter 4 Introduction Chapter 5 THE DICTIONARY Chapter 6 About the Author

ISBN: 9780810840706
ISBN-10: 0810840707
Series: A to Z Guides
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 17th July 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.44 x 14.12  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 2