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Author Klostermaier, Klaus K., 1933-

Title A survey of Hinduism / Klaus K. Klostermaier
Edition Second edition
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1994]


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 MELB  294.5 Klo/Soh 1994  DUE 30-11-19
Description xii, 715 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. I. Hinduism: Development and Essence. 1. India and the West. 2. The History and Development of Hinduism. 3. Hindu Dharma: Orthodoxy and Heresy in Hinduism. 4. Revelation and Scripture in Hinduism. 5. Itihasa and Purana: The Heart of Hinduism. 6. The Bhagavadgita. 7. The World of the Hindu. 8. The Many Gods and the One God of Hinduism -- Pt. II. Trimarga: The Three Hindu Paths to Liberation. 9. The Path of Works: Karmamarga. 10. Purity and Merit: The Twin Concerns of Karmamarga. 11. The Hindu Sacraments: The Samskaras. 12. The Path of Knowledge: Jnanamarga. 13. Atman and Brahman: Self and All. 14. Karma, Vidya, Moksa: Liberation from Rebirth. 15. The Path of Loving Devotion: Bhaktimarga. 16. Lord Visnu and His Devotees. 17. Siva: The Grace and the Terror of God. 18. Devi: The Divine Mother. 19. Mudalvan, Murugan, Mal: The Great Gods of the Tamils -- Pt. III. The Structural Supports of Hinduism. 20. The Divine Presence in Space and Time: Murti, Tirtha, Kala
21. The Hindu Social Order: Caturvarnasramadharma. 22. The Professional Religious: Samnyasa. 23. Stridharma: The Position of Women in Hinduism. 24. Hindu Structures of Thought: The Saddarsanas. 25. Hindu Logic and Physics: Nyaya-Vaisesika. 26. Hindu Psychology and Metaphysics: Samkhya-Yoga. 27. Hindu Theology, Old and New: Purva Mimamsa and Vedanta -- Pt. IV. The Meeting of East and West in Modern India. 28. Hindu Reforms and Reformers. 29. Mahatma Gandhi: A Twentieth-Century Karmayogi. 30. Hindu Nationalist Politics and Hinduism as A World Religion
Analysis Hinduism
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. [617]-674) and index. English
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [617]-674) and index
Subject Hinduism.
LC no. 93046778
ISBN 0791421090 hardcover alkaline paper
0791421104 pb. alkaline paper