4 edition of Dictionary of Indian religions found in the catalog.
Dictionary of Indian religions
|LC Classifications||BL2001.3 .R46 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. ;|
|LC Control Number||2003305024|
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This dictionary is an invaluable first port of call for students and teachers of Hinduism, theology, Asian studies, or philosophy, as well as the related disciplines of history, sociology, and anthropology. It is also an ideal source of reference for all practicing Hindus and for anyone with an interest in Indian religions.
The Origin of this iconographic dictionary of the Indian religions stems from the lack of a work of reference easy of across and dealing Dictionary of Indian religions book Indian iconographic terminology it is intended primarily for readers who are interested in Indian iconography and the history of art and religion but who are not trained in Sanskrit and other Indian languages.
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The Penguin dictionary of religion in India. [Roshen Dalal] -- This book is the first single-volume dictionary to provide a comprehensive account of every major religion practised in the country today.
From Somnatha Temple and Babri Masjid to Golden Temple and. Dictionary Of Indian Epics (Hardcover) by T. Rengarajan, commitment to the cause of legal education, and his dedication in th propagation of Hinduism, place him on a high pedestal among the.
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Get this from a library. Iconographic dictionary of the Indian religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism. [Gösta Liebert].
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It is a valuable tool for students and seekers alike. noun the common religion of India, based upon the religion of the original Aryan settlers as expounded and evolved in the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad-Gita, etc., having an extremely diversified character with many schools of philosophy and theology, many popular cults, and a large pantheon symbolizing the many attributes of a single god.
A Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology and Religion, Geography, History, and Literature. Page x - Nowhere is the wide distance which separates the ancient poems of India from the most ancient literature of Greece more clearly felt than when we compare the growing myths of the Veda with the full-grown and decayed myths on which the poetry.
Basing his compilation on standard religious reference books, including specialized titles for lesser-known sects, the author of this volume lists more than 2, deities from Sumerian, Egyptian, Australian Aboriginal, Akkadian-Babylonian, Hindu, Hittite-Hurrian, Greek, Hebrew, Mayan, Celtic, and Buddhist religions, among by: 2.
The term Hinduism became familiar as a designator of religious ideas and practices distinctive to India with the publication of books such as Hinduism () by Sir Monier Monier-Williams, the notable Oxford scholar and author of an influential Sanskrit dictionary.
Initially it was an outsiders’ term, building on centuries-old usages of the. Indian philosophy refers to philosophical traditions of the Indian subcontinent. A traditional classification divides orthodox (āstika) and heterodox (nāstika) schools of philosophy, depending on one of three alternate criteria: whether it believes the Vedas as a valid source of knowledge; whether the school believes in the premises of Brahman and Atman ; and whether the school believes in afterlife.
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