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introduction to Indian religions

Singh, Harbans

introduction to Indian religions

by Singh, Harbans

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Published by Guru Gobind Singh Dept. of Religious Studies, Punjabi University in Patiala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Hinduism,
    • Jainism,
    • Buddhism,
    • Sikhism,
    • India -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Harbans Singh [and] Lal Mani Joshi.
      ContributionsJoshi, Lal Mani, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2001.2 .S54
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 269 p.
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5175034M
      LC Control Number74900476

      This book is useful not onl y to introduction to religion course but also other courses in religious studies and comparative religion. It takes keen interest in indigenous or primal religions and. Religions of the World and Ecology Series Jainism and Ecology Volume. Christopher Key Chapple, ed. “Introduction” Christopher Key Chapple The Jain Faith in History The Jain religion originated more than twenty-five hundred years ago in India.

      There is no other book that explains both the philosophies and religions of India in their full historical development. The Indian Way is accessible to beginning students, and does justice to the Indian tradition’s richness of religious and philosophical and powerful explanations of yajna and dharma, and appealing, intimate descriptions of Krishna, Kali, and Shiva allow /5(16). Book:Indian religions. Categories: Indian Religions. Click to preview! Book size: ca. pages Binding: Paperback Hardcover (+US$ ) Paperback. Interior: Black & white Color (+US Introduction Chapter: Main article; Indian religions Chapter: Vedic tradition.

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