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Contemporary Hinduism (Religions in Focus) by P. Pratap Kumar

By P. Pratap Kumar

so much overviews of Hindu trust and perform persist with a heritage from the traditional Vedas to this day. Such techniques privilege Brahmanical traditions and create a feeling of Hinduism as a homogenous approach and tradition, and one that is basically unchanging and dependent exclusively on sacred texts. in truth, smooth Hindu religion and tradition current a rare diversity of dynamic ideals and practices. 'Contemporary Hinduism' goals to catch the entire breadth of the Hindu worldview as practised at the present time, either within the sub-continent and the diaspora. international and local religion, ritualised and daily perform, Brahmanical and non-Brahmanical trust, and ascetic and devotional traditions are all mentioned. all through, the dialogue is illustrated with specified case fabric and pictures, when keywords are highlighted and defined in a word list. 'Contemporary Hinduism' provides scholars with a full of life and fascinating survey of Hinduism, supplying an advent to the oldest and essentially the most advanced of worldwide religions.

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