2 edition of Outlines of Hinduism found in the catalog.
Outlines of Hinduism
Telliyavaram Mahadevan Ponnambalam Mahadevan
|Statement||by T. M. P. Mahadevan. With a foreword by S. Radhakrishnan.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 312 p.|
|Number of Pages||312|
Hinduism (hin´dōōĬzəm), Western term for the religious beliefs and practices of the vast majority of the people of of the oldest living religions in the world, Hinduism is unique among the world religions in that it had no single founder but grew over a period of 4, years in syncretism with the religious and cultural movements of the Indian subcontinent. Hinduism flows from the misty past — some to years ago. The flow of Hinduism can be divided roughly into major periods of change and development. The ancient Indians were not interested in history as such, which is simply the records of kings and merchants written by the victors.
Hinduism is the oldest living religions of the world. It is also the most complex in its philosophy and practices and difficult to understand. This book by Jayaram V presents a thorough and scholarly understanding of the basic and essential aspects of Hinduism from both historical and . An invaluable encyclopedia of Hinduism Hinduism is one of the world’s oldest religions; an amalgam of diverse beliefs and schools, it originates in the Vedas and is rooted in Indian culture. Hinduism: An Alphabetical Guide illuminates complex philosophical concepts through lucid definitions, a historical perspective and incisive analyses. It examines various aspects of Hinduism, covering.
Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or way of life, widely practiced in the Indian subcontinent and parts of Southeast Asia. Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, and some practitioners and scholars refer to it as Sanātana Dharma, "the eternal tradition", or the "eternal way", beyond human history. Scholars regard Hinduism as a fusion or synthesis  [note 4. Hinduism is a religion from the Indian sub-continent. It is a polytheist anthropomorphic religion with a highly ritualized form of worship. The canon of books and poems that define Hinduism were written in Sanskrit and are of ancient origin.
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The book is a rather simple minded but a broad covering introduction into Hinduism. Unfortunately the print of this edition is unsatisfying.
The chapters are as follows: 1.) The concept of religion, 2.) What is Hinduism, 3.) The scriptures, 4.) The rituals, 5.) Ethics, 6.) Spritual disciplines, 7.) The philosophies, 8.) The cults and 9 /5(3). Outline of Hinduism offers readers an invaluable tool in order to wade through the vast and complex dimensions of the Hindu Outlines of Hinduism book.
As the doyen authority on the world’s religions, Professor Huston Smith (), said in his endorsement of this book: “In this book we find an astonishing amount of information compressed into an Cited by: 2.
A Brief Outline of Hinduism This article is based on a lecture deliverd by Swami Vivekananda at Jaffna in It is the second lecture in the series of lectures he gave from Colombo to Almora. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mahadevan, T.M.P., Outlines of Hinduism.
Bombay: Chetana, ( printing) (OCoLC) Each entry below is an outline, an introduction to a subject structured as a hierarchical list of the essential of these outlines focuses on a religion or religious practice.
Along with Portal:Contents/Outlines, the outlines on Wikipedia form an all-encompassing outline of the knowledge of included here should also be included Outlines of Hinduism book Category:Wikipedia outlines.
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Outlines of Hinduism by T.M.P. Mahadevan. This book is a complete survey of Hinduism in all its aspects. In the first chapter the author introduces us to the essentials of religion in general: in the second he sets forth the essence of Hinduism.
In chapter VII the doctrines of the Hindu philosophies are explained. In chapter VII an account is given of the beliefs and practices of the Tantrik.
Hinduism is known as the oldest religion in the world; as a polytheistic religion, Hinduism features numerous gods, goddesses, and demi-gods that embody the various personalities of human beings, as well as nature. It is evident that Hinduism is primarily a male-dominated religion, what with the leadership of the gods Shiva and Vishnu.
Outlines of Mahayana Buddhism, by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki, published inis a historical description of Buddhism, and how the religion has organized itself into many is said that just a few hundred years after the demise of the Buddha, there.
Hinduism is based on the discoveries of the sages. The discoveries are formulated into a logical philosophical framework. Practices are designed to enable people to understand and implement the spiritual truths in the everyday life. Here is an outline of Hinduism from the point of view of the Vedas.
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Hinduism, major world religion originating on the Indian subcontinent and comprising several and varied systems of philosophy, belief, and ritual.
If the Indus valley civilization (3rd–2nd millennium BCE) was the earliest source of Hindu traditions, then Hinduism is the oldest living religion on Earth.
“Hinduism comes closest to being a nature religion. Rivers, rocks, trees, plants, animals, and birds all play their part, both in mythology and everyday worship.
This harmony is most evident in remote places like this, and I hope it does not loose its unique character in the ruthless urban advance.”.
Summary of Some Periods in the History of Hinduism. Abstract: A selective list of persons, works, and events are are drawn from Hinduism's four thousand year history. The Vedic Period dates from the Aryan invasion of India and the Vedas date from that period.
(The complete decipherment of the Indus Valley script on steatite seals will help. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t7gr24h0s Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet. The book contains pages and is divided in 57 small easy-to-read chapters, containing authentic information about all the important aspects of Hindu religion, culture, and philosophy.
It is designed to entice the young reader; in particular, the youthful Hindu. Book Description. Hinduism: A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation explores Hinduism and the distinction between the secular and religious on a global scale.
According to Ranganathan, a careful philosophical study of Hinduism reveals it as the microcosm of philosophical disagreements with Indian resources, across a variety of topics, including: ethics, logic, the philosophy of thought.
Wendy Doniger tries to remedy the enduring impression of a “unified Hinduism” created in large part by the first British scholars of India. Hinduism book. Read 19 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
A guide to the nature and function of Hinduism. Hinduism is unique among t /5. For more on syndicated Hinduism see Romila Thapar's "Syndicated Hinduism" in G.
Sontheimer and H. Kulke (eds.) Hinduism Reconsidered, Manohar: Delhi,Anuvyakhyana Author: Ashok Vohra. Outlines of Hinduism by T M P Mahadevan. Chetana Publications, Paperback. Good. inches inches.In traditional Hinduism, the Vedas are considered divine in origin and are assumed to be revelations from God.
In this book the authors probe into Vedic Mathematics and explore if it is really Vedic in origin or Mathematics in content. ( views) Hindu Mythology, Vedic and Puranic by W.J. Wilkins - .“ALL ABOUT HINDUISM” is intended to meet the needs of those who want to be introduced to the various facets of the crystal that is Hinduism.
The book, which was first published inhas now been rearranged in a more convenient form, with useful additions here and File Size: KB.