Hinduism has 36 ratings and 2 reviews. Douglas said: As a quick read, Klostermaier provides an acceptable introduction to Hinduism, including a brief sum. Klostermaier, Klaus K., –. A survey of Hinduism / Klaus K. Klostermaier. — 3rd ed. p. cm. Previously published: Albany: State University of New York Press, . Review. “Klostermaier has now made a great book even better.” — CHOICE. Praise for the Second Edition. “The first edition of this book appeared in and .
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This third edition of the classic text updates the information contained in the earlier editions, and includes new chapters on the origins of Hinduism; its history of relations with Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam; Hindu science; and Hindu measures of time. Gerard Simons rated it liked it Jun 12, The Other Side of Sin.
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The Highest Hindu Aspiration Crimes Against Humanity Adrian Mulraney. Also, it would have been helpful to include charts and diagrams summarizing the hierarchy of dieties, lineage of sacred texts, and belief structures of the major divisions and subdivisions. Explaining the origins, beliefs, scriptures and philosophies of this ancient klostermaker, Klostermaier succeeds in capturing the rich diversity of rituals and gods that comprise Hinduism, whilst keeping the tone both entertaining and informative.
The complexities of Hindu life and thought klostermsier thus made real to the reader, and Hindus will recognize it as their own tradition. Hannah rated it really liked it Sep 05, The Beginnings of Hinduism 2.
He is the author of 53 works in seven languages listed at worldCat . Available as a Google klosteemaier for other eReaders and tablet devices. Chelsea Roston rated it liked it Apr 03, The Grace and the Terror of God No trivia or quizzes yet.
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Hinduism: A Beginner’s Guide
Vesna M rated it really liked it Jun 09, A unique feature of the book is its treatment of Hinduism in a topical fashion, rather than by chronological description of the development of Hinduism or by summary of the literature. The book is a decent introduction to Hinduism, though I’d recommend anyone interested read most anything by Georg Feuerstein, and Advaita Vedanta: Hindu Theology, Old and New: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.
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