Hinduism an Alphabetical Guide

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Hinduism is one of the world s oldest religions; an amalgam of diverse beliefs and schools, it originates in the vedas and is rooted in indian culture hinduism: an alphabetical guide illuminates complex philosophical concepts through lucid definitions, a historical perspective and incisive analyses it examines various aspects of hinduism, covering festivals and rituals, gods and goddesses, philosophers, memorials, aesthetics, and sacred plants and animals the author also explores pivotal ideas, including moksha, karma, dharma and samsara, and details the diverse commentaries on the bhagavad gita and other important texts citing extensively from the regional languages, the book describes hinduism s innumerable myths and legends, and looks at the many versions of texts including the ramayana and mahabharata, placing each entry in its historical context and tracing its evolution to the present

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