This new series offers a vivid, practical discussion of the world's major religions. Each book in the series examines the origins of a specific religion, its core beliefs, important rituals or customs and their meanings, holidays, and contemporary changes and challenges. Thorough indexes and full-color photographs enhance all volumes in this series. To be Hindu means to follow the teachings of texts written over three thousand years ago in India. The "Vedas, Upanishads, Mahabharata, and "Bhagavad-Gita teach Hindus about their gods, and about how to live honorably, so they can escape the world's endless cycle of birth, death, and rebirth, called reincarnation.
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