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The A to Z of Hinduism (A to Z Guides)

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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.

Book News Annotation:

Sullivan (religious and Asian studies, Northern Arizona U.) presents the religion's major events, individuals, texts, sects, and concepts in historical context. Includes a pronunciation guide for Sanskrit and Tamil, as well as a chronological history of Hinduism.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810840706
Author:
Sullivan, Bruce M.
Publisher:
Scarecrow Press
Location:
Lanham, Md.
Subject:
Hinduism
Subject:
Hinduism - General
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Hinduism-General
Edition Number:
280
Series:
A to Z Guides
Series Volume:
no. WQ-95-74.
Publication Date:
20010731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.44x5.56x.60 in. .71 lbs.

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Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Religion » Eastern Religions » Hinduism » General

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