Encyclopaedia of the Hindu World

The late Shrimati Kamalā Devi , wife of Shri Naurang Rai , the Publisher , a pious lady as she was , wanted something to be done for Hindus . By piloting the project of the Encyclopaedia of the Hindu World , Shri Naurang Raiji is ...

Author: Gaṅgā Rām Garg

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ISBN: 8170223733

Category: Hindouisme - Dictionnaires anglais

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Hindu World

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Author: Benjamin Walker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429624193

Category: Religion

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This work, first published in 1968, presents the fabulous world of Hinduism in its entirety in two volumes. It is the first general encyclopedia of Hinduism covering every major aspect of Hindu life and thought, embodying the results of modern scholarship yet not ignoring the traditional point of view. It contains over 700 articles, each of which gives a comprehensive account of the subject, and by a system of cross references interlinks all topics related to it, so that a single theme may be traced in all its ramifications through the whole book. An index of over 8,000 items, which in itself forms a veritable treasury of Sanskrit terms and names, will further assist the researcher finding their way among the lesser topics treated in the work.
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The Hindu World

“classical” in Hindu culture is a set of key terms derived from Sanskrit that do not find ready equivalents in other linguistic and cultural systems. We invite you to enter into the Hindu world and explore it from the vantage points ...

Author: Sushil Mittal

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134608751

Category: Religion

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The Hindu World is the most complete, authoritative and up-to-date one-volume guide to Hindu faith and culture available today. With twenty-four dedicated chapters written by the world's leading Hinduism scholars, it elucidates the history, philosophy and practice of one of the world's great religious traditions. The perfect reference for all students of Hinduism, it is ideal for both for introductory-level study and for use as a definitive reference source. Proving invaluable for its wealth of historical material, in addition, The Hindu World also offers new insights into all aspects of Hindu life, ranging from the devotional texts of the Vedas and Ramayana to current perspectives on dharma and kama, temple architecture, sacred food, ritual, caste, cosmic philosophy, history and modernization. The Hindu World emphasizes Hinduism's classical heritage and daily practice as well as contemporary approaches to Hindu scholarship. Exploring the enormous diversity of Hindu devotion whilst considering Hinduism's academic status as a category for analysis, the book achieves a distinctive creative balance between the beliefs and values of Hindus themselves, and scholarly 'outsider' perspectives.
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Author: Ruhel Chisty MRACI CChem A

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781105721373

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Hindu Selves in a Modern World

such as Ashis Nandy (1985, 1990, 1997) and T.N. Madan (1987a, 1997) explain the rise of Hindu nationalist forces in ... on Hindu selfhood and modernity, while they each focus on a different aspect of Hindu world-views and traditions, ...

Author: Maya Warrier

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134298945

Category: History

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This book explores devotional Hinduism in a modern context of high consumerism and revolutionised communications. It focuses on a fast-growing and high-profile contemporary Hindu guru faith originating in India and attracting a transnational following. The organisation is led by a vastly popular female guru, Mata Amritanandamayi, whom devotees worship as an avatar and a healer of the ills of the contemporary world. By drawing upon multi-sited ethnographic fieldwork among the mata's primarily urban, educated 'middle class' Indian devotees, the author provides crucial insights into new trends in popular Hinduism in a post-colonial and rapidly modernising Indian setting.
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Material Acts in Everyday Hindu Worlds

Some upper-class Hindus educated in English and others who live in the diaspora may describe a very different material world in which material does not act but is symbolic. In their visits to Hindu temples in Atlanta, ...

Author: Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger

Publisher: State University of New York Press

ISBN: 9781438480138

Category: Religion

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Broadens the parameters of religious studies by accounting for material acts that help shape religious worlds. In Material Acts in Everyday Hindu Worlds, Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger analyzes the agency of materiality—the ability of materials to have an effect on both humans and deities—beyond human intentions. Using materials from three regions where Flueckiger conducted extensive fieldwork, she begins with Indian understandings of the agency of ornaments that have the desired effects of protecting women and making them more auspicious. Subsequent chapters bring in examples of materiality that are agentive beyond human intentions, from a south Indian goddess tradition where female guising transforms the aggressive masculinity of men who wear saris, braids, and breasts to the presence of cement images of Ravana in Chhattisgarh, which perform alternative theologies and ideologies to those of dominant textual traditions of the Ramayana epic. Deeply ethnographic and accessibly written, Material Acts in Everyday Hindu Worlds expands our understanding of material agency as well as the parameters of religion more broadly. Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger is Professor of Religion at Emory University. She is the author of several books, including Everyday Hinduism; When the World Becomes Female: Guises of a South Indian Goddess; and In Amma's Healing Room: Gender and Vernacular Islam in South India.
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Author: Ruhel Chisty FRACI CChem A

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781304288080

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The World s Religions

Noted for tolerance and for initiating the spread of Buddhism beyond India. atheism — the denial of the existence of a personal god (see theism) or, for some today, any spiritual reality. atman — Hindu concept of the eternal soul.

Author: William A. Young

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ISBN: PSU:000045471117

Category: Religion

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This text enables introductory-level readers to gain an understanding of the world's religions by discussing their history, stances on contemporary issues, and how they compare and contrast to each other.
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Author: Ruhel Chisty FRACI CChem A

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781304288066

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Ancient India 2000 B C 800 A D

All India became the Hindu world , and the numerous subjugated races of India studied the Hindu language , practised Hindu rites , and bore the livery of Hinduism . It is not , therefore , a fanciful analogy to compare the Hindu world ...

Author: Romesh Chunder Dutt

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ISBN: HARVARD:HNB5CV

Category: India

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