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Hinduism: A Beginner's Guide

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In this clear and accessible introduction to Hinduism, Klaus K. Klostermaier offers a unique overview of a tradition that spans thousands of years. Explaining the origins, beliefs, scriptures and philosophies of this ancient religion, Klostermaier succeeds in capturing the rich diversity of rituals and gods that comprise Hinduism, whilst keeping the tone both entertaining and informative. Covering contemporary issues such as the relationship between Hinduism and modern Western ideas, and imminent challenges the religion faces, Klostermaiers sweeping exploration of this fascinating and long-lasting belief system is essential reading for students, followers, and interested readers alike.

Synopsis:

In this accessible introduction to Hinduism, Klaus K. Klostermaier explains the origins, beliefs, scriptures and philosophies of this ancient religion, and considers modern challenges the religion faces, such as the relationship between Hinduism and the West. Sweeping in scope, and highly readable, Hinduism: A Beginner's Guide offers a unique overview of a tradition that spans thousands of years and is essential reading for students, followers, and interested readers alike.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781851685387
Author:
Klostermaier, Klaus
Publisher:
ONEWorld Publications
Author:
Klostermaier, Klaus K.
Subject:
Hinduism - General
Subject:
Hinduism
Subject:
Hinduism -- History.
Subject:
Hinduism -- Doctrines.
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Hinduism-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Beginner's Guides
Publication Date:
20071131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in

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"Synopsis" by , In this accessible introduction to Hinduism, Klaus K. Klostermaier explains the origins, beliefs, scriptures and philosophies of this ancient religion, and considers modern challenges the religion faces, such as the relationship between Hinduism and the West. Sweeping in scope, and highly readable, Hinduism: A Beginner's Guide offers a unique overview of a tradition that spans thousands of years and is essential reading for students, followers, and interested readers alike.
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