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By P. Pratap Kumar

ISBN-10: 1844656896

ISBN-13: 9781844656899

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ISBN-13: 9781844656905

such a lot overviews of Hindu trust and perform persist with a heritage from the traditional Vedas to this present day. Such methods privilege Brahmanical traditions and create a feeling of Hinduism as a homogenous procedure and tradition, and one that is essentially unchanging and established completely on sacred texts. in truth, smooth Hindu religion and tradition current a unprecedented diversity of dynamic ideals and practices. 'Contemporary Hinduism' goals to seize the whole breadth of the Hindu worldview as practised at the present time, either within the sub-continent and the diaspora. international and nearby religion, ritualised and daily perform, Brahmanical and non-Brahmanical trust, and ascetic and devotional traditions are all mentioned. all through, the dialogue is illustrated with targeted case fabric and photographs, when keywords are highlighted and defined in a thesaurus. 'Contemporary Hinduism' provides scholars with a full of life and fascinating survey of Hinduism, supplying an advent to the oldest and essentially the most advanced of global religions.

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