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Hinduism scriptures & practices
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0985859601, Paperback)Hinduism - Scriptures and Practices by Prabha Duneja introduces the four Vedas, the Upanishads, the epics and the law codes of Manu - as succinctly as possible. The author also discusses the concept of God in Hinduism and highlights important deities with their specific worship and iconography. Author also devotes a separate chapter on yoga and mantra, two major aspects of Hinduism. Finally, the author introduces various festivals in the life of a Hindu and ends the book with the status of women in Hindu society from the Vedic period to modern times. This encyclopedic work is must read for anyone who wants a quick answer to the history, philosophy, rituals and cultural meanings of symbols that are necessary to understand Hinduism at a deeper level.
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