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A Brief Introduction To Hinduism

Religion, Philosophy, And Ways Of Liberation, 1st Edition

By A. L. Herman, Arthur Herman

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In this lucid and incisive account of Hinduism, A. L. Herman introduces the reader to one of the great belief systems of our time. Professor Herman identifies three distinct Hindu traditions and treats both their historical roots?as far back as 2500.

Table of Contents

I THREE MODERN SAGES: MOHANDAS GANDHI, RAMANA MAHARSHI, AND A. C BHAKTIVEDANTA -- 2 THE FOUNDATIONS OF HINDUISM: THE HARAPPANS, THE VEDAS, AND THE UPANISADS (2500-200 B.C.E) -- 3 THE SYNTHESIS OF BHAKTISM, BRAHMINISM, AND BRAHMANISM: THE BHA GA VAD GITA (CA. 200 B.C.E.) -- 4 SOME CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS ON HINDUISM: BHAKTISM, BRAHMINISM, AND BRAHMANISM

About the Authors

Herman, A. L. | Herman, Arthur

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies