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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Hinduism

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Hinduism

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by Linda Johnsen, Jody P. Schaeffer
     
 
A new look at an ancient religion.

The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Hinduism, Second Edition, contains updated and expanded information on how the religion developed from its very fragmented origins, the basic Hindu beliefs, and the multiple Hindu deities, as well as the sociological aspects of the religion including ethics, sacraments, dietary habits,

Overview

A new look at an ancient religion.

The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Hinduism, Second Edition, contains updated and expanded information on how the religion developed from its very fragmented origins, the basic Hindu beliefs, and the multiple Hindu deities, as well as the sociological aspects of the religion including ethics, sacraments, dietary habits, the caste system, and much more.

• Hinduism is the third-largest religion in the world, with over 765 million followers worldwide
• Updated information on the state of Hinduism today
• An exploration of the Hindu paths to enlightenment including karma yoga, bhakti yoga, jnana yoga, tantra and laya yoga
• Expanded information on the Hindu Reformation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028642277
Publisher:
Alpha Books
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guide Series
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.18(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Linda Johnsen is author of Daughters of the Goddess: The Women Saints of India, The Living Goddess: Reclaiming the Tradition of the Mother of the Universe, and Meditation is Boring Putting Life in Your Spiritual Practice. She has published articles on topics related to Hindu spirituality in Yoga Journal and Yoga International, as well as in periodicals targeted at an Indian readership like Hinduism Today and India Currents.

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