Hinduism: Beliefs and Practices

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Sussex Academic Press, 1997 - Religion - 162 pages
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This introduction to Hinduism assumes no prior knowledge of ther religion. The book sets out clearly and succinctly the major beliefs and practices which inform Hinduism today. It is about living religion - what it is to be a Hindu in today's world. It also depicts the rich color and diversity of the many dimensions of Hinduism, and deals with the fundamental beliefs which underpin the religion.
  

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Here , page no - 8 ."the hindu concept of god ".
some times writer mentioned brahman instead of "Brahm" . This brahm ( might be in english it is called " Brahma " ) mean for " all " not brahman
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Brahman is a caste in Hinduism which is associate to all pujas/ havan/yogas in this religion.
 

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realy nice

Contents

Fundamental Beliefs
7
Hindu Scriptures
13
Varnadharma
19
Asramadharma
25
Gods and Goddesses
29
Worship in the Home and Temple
41
Lifecycle Rites in the Hindu Family
51
Symbols
61
Pilgrimage
75
The Indus Valley Civilization
81
The Vedic period
94
The Vedanta
109
Devotional Hinduism
122
Unity in Diversity
134
Glossary
145
Bibliography
153

Food and Dress
65

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About the author (1997)

Jeaneane Fowler is the former head of philosophy and religious studies at the University of Wales–Newport, and was later named an honorary research fellow. She is the coauthor of World Religions: An Introduction for Students.

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