Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This collection comprises ten important volumes in the study of Hinduism. Written by leading authors, these works gather together Hindu religious practice, ethics and art to form an in-depth overview of the Hindu world. A Dictionary of Hinduism is a key work, as is the two-volume Hindu World. As a…

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  • Christian and Hindu Ethics book cover

    Christian and Hindu Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Shivesh Chandra Thakur

    Hinduism and Christianity are different in structure and approach – but have a great deal in common in matters relating to ethics. This book, first published in 1969, is the first systematic and detailed work which attempts to bring out both the differences and similarities. The author selects some…

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  • The Spiritual Heritage of India book cover

    The Spiritual Heritage of India

    1st Edition

    By Swami Prabhavananda

    This book, first published in 1962, is an analysis of the history of the philosophy of a country that has never distinguished philosophy from religion. Indian philosophy is not merely metaphysical speculation, but has its foundation in immediate perception. This insistence upon immediate perception…

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  • The Hindu View of Art book cover

    The Hindu View of Art

    1st Edition

    By Mulk Raj Anand

    This book, first published in 1933, was the first text on the general Hindu attitude to art. It sums up under the wider title of the Hindu view of art all such considerations – religious, philosophic, sociological, aesthetic and technical – as might be helpful for the understanding of Indian art.…

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  • A Dictionary of Hinduism: Its Mythology, Folklore and Development 1500 B.C.-A.D. 1500 book cover

    A Dictionary of Hinduism

    Its Mythology, Folklore and Development 1500 B.C.-A.D. 1500, 1st Edition

    By Margaret and James Stutley

    ‘Hinduism’ is a term often used to summarize the aspirations of the majority of the Indian people. But any simple definition of it is difficult, if not impossible. This is partly owing to the nuances of the Sanskrit language, in which many texts are written, and partly to the too literal…

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    Religion in Practice

    1st Edition

    By Swami Prabhavananda

    This book, first published in 1968, is a collection of twenty-five lectures by Swami Prabhavananda, the outstanding scholar and translator of Hindu scriptures. They present a direct and pragmatic approach to spiritual life, and a clear guide to Hinduism.…

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  • Man in Search of Immortality: Testimonials from the Hindu Scriptures book cover

    Man in Search of Immortality

    Testimonials from the Hindu Scriptures, 1st Edition

    By Swami Nikhilananda

    This book, first published in 1968, comprises five articles on the immortality of the soul. According to Hindu tradition this immortality cannot be proved by the scientific method of reasoning – it is based upon scriptural evidence and on the direct experience of enlightened souls. These articles…

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  • The Loves of Krishna: In Indian Painting and Poetry book cover

    The Loves of Krishna

    In Indian Painting and Poetry, 1st Edition

    By W.G. Archer

    This book, first published in 1957, was the first in English to provide a full and clear introduction to one of the most significant of Indian gods, and stresses his supreme role in Indian religion and art. The book relates the full Krishna story, explaining his role in Indian religion, and traces…

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  • The Illustrated Dictionary of Hindu Iconography book cover

    The Illustrated Dictionary of Hindu Iconography

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Stutley

    Indian art, increasingly popular in the west, cannot be fully appreciated without some knowledge of the religious and philosophical background. This book, first published in 1985, covers all aspects of Hindu iconography, and explains that its roots lie far back in the style of prehistoric art. The…

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  • Hindu World: An Encyclopedic Survey of Hinduism. In Two Volumes. Volume I A-L book cover

    Hindu World

    An Encyclopedic Survey of Hinduism. In Two Volumes. Volume I A-L, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Walker

    This work, first published in 1968, presents the fabulous world of Hinduism in its entirety in two volumes. It is the first general encyclopedia of Hinduism covering every major aspect of Hindu life and thought, embodying the results of modern scholarship yet not ignoring the traditional point of…

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  • Hindu World: An Encyclopedic Survey of Hinduism. In Two Volumes. Volume II M-Z book cover

    Hindu World

    An Encyclopedic Survey of Hinduism. In Two Volumes. Volume II M-Z, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Walker

    This work, first published in 1968, presents the fabulous world of Hinduism in its entirety in two volumes. It is the first general encyclopedia of Hinduism covering every major aspect of Hindu life and thought, embodying the results of modern scholarship yet not ignoring the traditional point of…

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