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A Brief Dictionary of Hinduism

Brahmacharini Usha

A Brief Dictionary of Hinduism

Ramakrishna - Vedanta Wordbook

by Brahmacharini Usha

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Published by Vedanta Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion & Spirituality - Hinduism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11122055M
    ISBN 100874810175
    OCLC/WorldCa317688280


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With a history of over three and a half millennia, and over million adherents, Hinduism is one of the world's largest and most diverse religious traditions. The Historical Dictionary of Hinduism presents the Hindu religious tradition's major events, individuals, texts, sects, and concepts in the context of its historical development through various periods.

Hinduism synonyms, Hinduism pronunciation, Hinduism translation, English dictionary definition of Hinduism. A religious, philosophical, and cultural tradition that developed in India with the composition of the Vedas, characterized by belief in a supreme being.

A multi-purpose reference work which should become an indispensable companion for anybody who comes into touch with Hinduism. Includes a dictionary of Sanskrit and vernacular terms; a glossary of terms and concepts; and a survey of the A Brief Dictionary of Hinduism book development of Hinduism.5/5(1).

A book suited to the young Indian or a foreigner looking to understand the Hindu religion. It deals with topics such as the Basic scriptures of the Hundus like The Vedas, Upanishads, Agamas, Ramayana, Mahabharata, The Bhagavat Gita, Puranas.

The concept of Hinduism, Hindu Murti of Brahma, Vishnu, Mahesh, Siva, Saraswati, Parvati, Ganesh, Murugan or Skanda, Significance. A Brief Overview of the Development of Hinduism the book deals with the history of Hinduism, the sacred writings, the Hindu worldview, and the specifics of the major branches of Hinduism--Vaisnavism, Saivism, and -- Hinduism grants absolute and complete freedom of belief and worship.

-- Hinduism is both a religion and a way of Size: 79KB. This dictionary contains words and terms used in Hinduism arranged alphabetically.

Dictionary []. Agama (Sanskrit: आगम) a traditional doctrine, or system which commands faith. The Agamas are a collection of Sanskrit scriptures which are revered. The Agamas are the primary source and authority for yoga methods and instruction. Hinduism for Beginners An concise introduction to the Eternal Path to Liberation By This book is written by a Westerner who is a practicing Hindu, to give non‐Hindus as well as A Brief Dictionary of Hinduism book who are living in the West, an introduction to the faith.

by removing the need for repeated reference to. Encyclopedia of Hinduism, 1st ed.,is a comprehensive, multi-volume, English language encyclopedia of Hinduism, comprising Sanātana Dharma, a Sanskrit phrase, meaning "the eternal law", or the "eternal way", that is used to refer to Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism.

It is a 7, page, volume publication with full-color illustrations of temples, places, thinkers. Hinduism definition is - the dominant religion of India that emphasizes dharma with its resulting ritual and social observances and often mystical contemplation and ascetic practices.

Summary of Hinduism Beliefs Meaning of name Hinduism, from the Persian hindu (Sanskrit sindhu), literally "river." Means "of the Indus Valley" or simply "Indian." Hindus call their religion sanatama dharma, "eternal religion" or "eternal truth." Date/Place Founded & FounderFile Size: KB.

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The Merriam Webster adds one more definition, which is of interest to us: Professor Frederick Smith in his excellent book. The book contains pages and is divided in 57 small easy-to-read chapters, containing authentic information about all the important aspects of Hindu religion, culture, and philosophy.

It is designed to entice the young reader; in particular, the youthful Hindu. > What are the basic books of Hinduism.

I’m interested in reading about hinduism. What are its basic books. What are vedas,upanishads,vedanta,gita,sutras,mahabharta,ramayana,advaita,etc. I’m quite confused as to what should i begin with.

A brief. For that use, we suggest Brief Dictionary of Hinduism for a small reference book, or for a more extensive source, see Concise Dictionary of Indian Philosophy.

If you really want an extensive book on the subject with over pages, see the three-volume work by Swami Harshananda, A Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism.

This book, first published incovers all aspects of Hindu iconography, and explains that its roots lie far back in the style of prehistoric art. The dictionary demonstrates the rich profusion of cults, divinities, symbols, sects and philosophical views encompassed by the Hindu religious : Taylor & Francis.

A Brief Dictionary Of Hinduism. Published by Vedanta Press Hollywood, California. Sanskrit Keys To India's Wisdom.

This book contains the explanation of some Sanskrit spiritual, philosophical and religious terms of the wisdom-scriptures of ancient and modern India. The Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary. Includes Appendices on. Hinduism (hin`do͞oĭzəm), Western term for the religious beliefs and practices of the vast majority of the people of of the oldest living religions in the world, Hinduism is unique among the world religions in that it had no single founder but grew over a period of 4, years in syncretism with the religious and cultural movements of the Indian subcontinent.

Hinduism is the oldest living religions of the world. It is also the most complex in its philosophy and practices and difficult to understand. This book by Jayaram V presents a thorough and scholarly understanding of the basic and essential aspects of Hinduism from both historical and theological perspectives.

Books shelved as hinduism-buddhism: The Bhagavad Gita by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Walk Like a Buddha: Even if Your Boss Sucks, Your Ex Is Torturing You. Hinduism is a collection of the spiritual beliefs of the Indian people followed by nearly 85% of the country's population.

Unlike many other religions it does not have one person that can be called the founder. Instead, Hinduism slowly took shape first as a source of help and guidance to obtain p.

This dictionary provides an unrivaled insight to all aspects of Hindu life with illustrated entries the elucidate the history of Hinduism, its mythology, art, architecture, religion, laws, and folklore." "[This dictionary] offers brief alphabetical entries on.

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Read "A Popular Dictionary of Hinduism" by Karel Werner available from Rakuten Kobo. A multi-purpose reference work which should become an indispensable companion for anybody who comes into touch with Hind Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Read "A Popular Dictionary of Sikhism Sikh Religion and Philosophy" by W. Owen Cole available from Rakuten Kobo. The first to appear in Curzon's well respected 'Popular Dictionary' : Taylor And Francis. Since the international magazine HINDUISM TODAY has been producing a treasury of educational features on all aspects of Sanatana Dharma.

Guided by the founder, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, the magazine's editors, who are initiated monks of the Kauai's Hindu Monastery, collaborated with holy men and women and experts around the world in creating.

Hinduism (hin´dōōĬzəm), Western term for the religious beliefs and practices of the vast majority of the people of of the oldest living religions in the world, Hinduism is unique among the world religions in that it had no single founder but grew over a period of 4, years in syncretism with the religious and cultural movements of the Indian subcontinent.

The Historical Dictionary of Hinduism relates the history of Hinduism through a chronology, an introductory essay, photos, an extensive bibliography, and over 1, cross referenced dictionary entries on Hindu terminology, names of major historical figures and movements, gods and goddesses, prominent temples, terms for items used in Hindu.