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Contemporary Hinduism Ritual, Culture, and Practice

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ISBN-10: 1576079058

ISBN-13: 9781576079058

Edition: 2004

Authors: Robin Rinehart

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An examination of the contemporary practices, beliefs, and issues of one of the world's oldest and most enduring religions, both within its Indian homeland and throughout the world.
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Book details

List price: $83.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 7/21/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.19" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Introduction : the historical background
Hearing and remembering : oral and written texts in Hinduism
Hindu devotion
The Hindu ritual calendar
Hindu ethics
Contemporary Hindu thought
Gurus and groups
Caste in contemporary India
Voices of dissent : gender and changing social values in Hinduism
Hinduism in independent India : fundamentalism and secularism
The environment and environmental movements in Hinduism
Global Hinduism : the Hindu diaspora