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Essential Hinduism /

by Rosen, Steven,
Published by : Praeger, (Westport, Conn. ; | London :) Physical details: xxi, 266 p. ; 25 cm. ISBN:0275990060 (alk. paper) :.
Subject(s): Hinduism. | Vaishnavism.
Year: 2006
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-249) and index.

Foreword / by Graham M. Schweig -- Introduction -- The antecedents : everything comes from something -- Hinduism : the one and the many -- Dharma and the Hindu social system -- What are the Vedas? -- Epic Hinduism -- The Bhagavad-Gita and the life of Lord Krishna -- The Puranas and the Bhagavata -- Vaishnavism and the practice of Hinduism -- Underlying metaphysics -- The yoga of eating -- Idols, deities, worship, and temples -- Festivals and holidays -- Sonic theology -- Conclusion.