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By Sushil Mittal,Gene Thursby

The Hindu international is the main whole, authoritative and updated one-volume consultant to Hindu religion and tradition on hand this present day. With twenty-four committed chapters written through the world's prime Hinduism students, it elucidates the historical past, philosophy and perform of 1 of the world's nice spiritual traditions. the best reference for all scholars of Hinduism, it truly is perfect for either for introductory-level research and to be used as a definitive reference resource. Proving important for its wealth of ancient fabric, moreover, The Hindu international also bargains new insights into all points of Hindu existence, starting from the devotional texts of the Vedas and Ramayana to present views on dharma and kama, temple structure, sacred nutrients, ritual, caste, cosmic philosophy, historical past and modernization.
The Hindu global emphasizes Hinduism's classical background and day-by-day perform in addition to modern techniques to Hindu scholarship. Exploring the large range of Hindu devotion while contemplating Hinduism's educational prestige as a class for research, the publication achieves a particular inventive stability among the ideals and values of Hindus themselves, and scholarly 'outsider' perspectives.

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