A concise encyclopedia of Hinduism
An encyclopedia covering all aspects of the Hindu faith, from its origins tohe present day. Topics include: the major systems of Hindu thought; figuresrom Manu to Gandhi and significant locations. Features extensiveross-referencing and a thematic index and bibliography. Also included areimelines, maps, charts and photographs.
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