Survey of Hinduism

ISBN-10: 0791470822
ISBN-13: 9780791470824
Edition: 3rd 2007
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 7/5/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 718
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.024

Klaus K. Klostermaier, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, is University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Manitoba in Canada.

List of Figures
List of Photographs
Preface to Second Edition
Note on Pronunciation and Use of Sanskrit Words
Introduction
Hinduism: Development and Essence
India and the West
The History and Development of Hinduism
Hindu Dharma: Orthodoxy and Heresy in Hinduism
Revelation and Scripture in Hinduism
Itihasa and Purana: The Heart of Hinduism
The Bhagavadgita
The World of the Hindu
The Many Gods and the One God of Hinduism
Trimarga: The Three Hindu Paths to Liberation
The Path of Works: Karmamarga
Purity and Merit: The Twin Concerns of Karmamarga
The Hindu Sacraments: The Samskaras
The Path of Knowledge: Jnanamarga
Atman and Brahman: Self and All
Karma, Vidya, Moksa: Liberation from Rebirth
The Path of Loving Devotion: Bhaktimarga
Lord Visnu and His Devotees
Siva: The Grace and the Terror of God
Devi: The Divine Mother
Mudalvan, Murugan, Mal: The Great Gods of the Tamils
The Structural Supports of Hinduism
The Divine Presence in Space and Time: Murti, Tirtha, Kala
The Hindu Social Order: Caturvarnasramadharma
The Professional Religious: Samnyasa
Stridharma: The Position of Women in Hinduism
Hindu Structures of Thought: The Saddarsanas
Hindu Logic and Physics: Nyaya-Vaisesika
Hindu Psychology and Metaphysics: Samkhya-Yoga
Hindu Theology, Old and new: Purva Mimamsa and Vedanta
The Meeting of East and West in Modern India
Hindu Reforms and Reformers
Mahatma Gandhi: A Twentieth-Century Karmayogi
Hindu Nationalist Politics and Hinduism as A World Religion
Chronology
Maps
Notes
Glossary
Abbreviations Used
Bibliography
Index

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