Religions of India: A User Friendly and Brief Introduction to Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and the Jains
A concise and plain spoken introduction to Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and the religion of the Jains. This book is for students and anyone else desiring to learn the basics of religion in India in a quick yet comprehensive way.
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