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Flueckiger, Joyce

Everyday Hinduism

Flueckiger, Joyce - Everyday Hinduism, ebook

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This innovative introductory textbook explores the central practices and beliefs of Hinduism through contemporary, everyday practice.

  • Introduces and contextualizes the rituals, festivals and everyday lived experiences of Hinduism in text and images
  • Includes data from the author’s own extensive ethnographic fieldwork in central India (Chhattisgarh), the Deccan Plateau (Hyderabad), and South India (Tirupati)
  • Features coverage of Hindu diasporas, including a study of the Hindu community in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Each chapter includes case study examples of specific topics related to the practice of Hinduism framed by introductory and contextual material

Keywords: Hinduism,

Hinduism, Trimurti, dharma, theology, religious studies, religion, Puja, Bhakti, religious practice, Divalia, Ganesh, vrats, Hindu tradition, India, diaspora, ethnography, anthropology of religion, Hindu rituals, Hindu festivals

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Lived Religions
Page amount
256 pages
Category
Religions
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118528181
Printed ISBN
9781405160216

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