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Each region of India is a land in its own right, with diverse languages, customs, and cultural traditions. Yet shared social systems, firmly grounded in Hindu religious beliefs, provide the cohesive force that unites over a billion people of different backgrounds. This dictionary provides an unrivaled insight to all aspects of Hindu life with illustrated entries that elucidate the history of Hinduism, its mythology, art, architecture, religion, laws, and folklore. Maps and entries on the major cities and places of pilgrimage in India, as well as a concise chronology and a list of principal dynasties, provide a clear overview of the geography, history, languages, and vibrant religious and cultural traditions of Hinduism. This volume will serve as a lively and essential guide for those preparing a visit to India, for Indians living in the West, for students, or for anyone interested in the subcontinent.

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The first popular guide to this major religion's folklore and legend. New in paperback.

About the Author

Anna Dallapiccola is Honorary Professor at Edinburgh University and Visiting Professor at De Montfort University, Leicester.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500284025
Author:
Dallapiccola, Anna L.
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Author:
Dallapiccola, Anna
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Hinduism
Subject:
Hinduism - General
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.50x6.36x.57 in. 1.35 lbs.

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