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A Brief Introduction To Hinduism
Religion, Philosophy, And Ways Of Liberation




ISBN 9780813381107
Published May 13, 1991 by Routledge
203 Pages

 
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"“I have read Arthur Herman’s Introduction to Hinduism with considerable interest and pleasure. It is bold and innovative, clearly written, well organized, and quite provocative.” —Eliot Deutsch University of Ha wail at Manoa "

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- The Pronunciation of Sanskrit Terms -- Map of India -- 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 – Appendixes – Notes -- Some Suggestions for Further Reading -- Index-Glossary -- About the Book and Author.

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