The Hinduism Omnibus
T. N. Madan
Oxford University Press, 2003 - Religion - 874 pages
This Omnibus edition brings together four classic works on Hinduism by renowned scholars, providing the liturgical, historical, anthropological, and individualist's interpretation of the religion. With an introduction by T.N. Madan, this volume will make an excellent and very comprehensive collector's item on the subject of Hinduism.
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Chapter Two Historical Data about Hinduism
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