Your hands-on guide to one of the world's major religions
The dominant religion of India, "Hinduism" refers to a wide variety of religious traditions and philosophies that have developed over thousands of years. Today, the United States is home to approximately one million Hindus.
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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…
This examination of Hinduism in the context of modernity will be of interest to all students of Hinduism, as well as to those interested in the sociology and history of religion.
Shows Hinduism to be a highly…
An ideal resource for courses on Hinduism or world religions, this accessible volume spans the entire field of Hindu studies. It provides a forum for the best scholars in the world to make their views and research available to a wider audience.
Comprehensively covers the textual traditions…
Few aspects of contemporary Hinduism capture the imagination of Western observers as strongly as the guru, popularly seen as a ”Godman” or saintly teacher of mystical doctrines – or as a sly misleader of gullible followers. The present study identifies, examines and characterises…
…Thinking of Hinduism in Light of Meiri
Part IV. The Same God: Rethinking Hinduism
11. Do Jews and Hindus Worship the Same God?
12. From Hindu God to Hindu gods: Confronting the Particularity of Hindu Deities
The first publication to offer a comparative study of social justice for each of the major world religions, exploring viewpoints within Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism Offers a unique and enlightening volume for those…
A fascinating look at the myriad religious beliefs from the long history of the Indian subcontinent. Written by eminent American Sanskrit scholar Edward Washburn Hopkins.
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2. The Violent Event and the Temporal Dimensions of Diasporas
3. Religious Subjectivity in Spaces of the Otherwise
4. The Radiating Effect…