Author: Dr.Shivendra Kumar SinhaPublisher: Unicorn Books/Pustak MahalYear: 2012Language: EnglishPages: 190ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788178061559
This book provides wide-ranging information on Hindu religion, in a simplified and easy-to-read form.It explains the concepts and beliefs interwoven in the texture of Hinduism, such as Dharma (Duty), Karma (Action), and Moksha (Salvation) as well as aspects of Universal soul, One God and use of symbolism in Hinduism.It also deals with the various aspects of rituals and worship, Sanskaras (Sacraments) and the scriptures, including Hindu philosophy in a concise and simplified form to make it easily understandable.Readers may find the history of Hinduism, its reforms and the present status as a global religion an interesting topic to read. It will be of great appeal to young educated Hindus and even non-Hindus living in India and abroad who will find this book an easy and interesting read and yet comprehensive.
ContentsForeword Introduction1. Origin and General Features of Hinduism2. Concepts and Beliefs of Hinduism3. The Hindu Deities4. Hindu Traditions and Sects5. Worship and Rituals6. Scriptures7. History of Hinduism GlossaryReferences