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This is a practical introduction to the variety of religious traditions that come from the Indian sub-continent and which are known collectively as Hinduism. The guide offers an account of the diversity and underlying unity of Hinduism and covers: Hindu mythology; temples and worship; Hindu worship in the home; family life and values; life-cycle rituals within the Hindu community; Hindu ethics; Hinduism in a world context and alongside other faiths. The book is designed for both the general reader and students of religious studies, and for anyone who may need to deal with people of the Hindu faith, both professionally and personally. It attempts to show the life of Hinduism and its different aspects, presenting a faith that allows for individual interpretation.
Publisher: Chicago : ContemporaryBooks, c2003
ISBN: 9780340859674
Branch Call Number: 294.5 KAN
Characteristics: x, 230 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Teach yourself Hinduism


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