Hinduism for Dummies

Hinduism for Dummies

eBook - 2011
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"The dominant religion of India, "Hinduism" refers to a wide variety of religious traditions and philosophies that have developed over thousands of years. Today, the United States is home to approximately one million Hindus. If you've heard of this ancient religion and are looking for a reference that explains the intricacies of the customs, practices, and teachings of this ancient spiritual system, Hinduism For Dummies is for you! Provides a thorough introduction to this earliest and popular world belief system -- Information on the rites, rituals, deities, and teachings associated with the practice of Hinduism -- Explores the history and teachings of the Vedas, Brahmans, and Upanishads -- Offers insight into the modern daily practice of Hinduism around the world. Continuing the Dummies tradition of making the world's religions engaging and accessible to everyone, Hinduism For Dummies is your hands-on, friendly guide to this fascinating religion."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub., 2011.
ISBN: 9781118110751
1118110757
9781118110775
1118110773
9781118110768
1118110765
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 366 p.) : ill. (some col.), maps, ports.
Contents: pt. 1. Introducing Hinduism
pt. 2. The Hindu pantheon and its religious leaders
pt. 3. The sacred texts
pt. 4. Hinduism in practice
pt. 5. Delving deeper into the Hindu concept of reality
pt. 6. The part of tens.
Summary: "The dominant religion of India, "Hinduism" refers to a wide variety of religious traditions and philosophies that have developed over thousands of years. Today, the United States is home to approximately one million Hindus. If you've heard of this ancient religion and are looking for a reference that explains the intricacies of the customs, practices, and teachings of this ancient spiritual system, Hinduism For Dummies is for you! Provides a thorough introduction to this earliest and popular world belief system -- Information on the rites, rituals, deities, and teachings associated with the practice of Hinduism -- Explores the history and teachings of the Vedas, Brahmans, and Upanishads -- Offers insight into the modern daily practice of Hinduism around the world. Continuing the Dummies tradition of making the world's religions engaging and accessible to everyone, Hinduism For Dummies is your hands-on, friendly guide to this fascinating religion."--Provided by publisher.
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