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Hinduism for. Beginners. An concise introduction to the Eternal Path to Liberation . By. Pandit Ram Sivan. (Srirama Ramanuja Achari). Simha Publications. Your hands-on guide to one of the worlds major religions The dominant religion of India, Hinduism refers to a widevariety of religious traditions and philosophies . Hinduism for dummies by A. V. Srinivasan; 1 edition; First published in ; Index to book (PDF) ยท Detailed Table of Contents (PDF).


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Continuing the Dummies tradition of making the world's religions engaging and accessible to everyone, Hinduism For Dummies is your hands-on, friendly guide . Hinduism The Basics. Where Does Hinduism Come From? Hinduism, a collection of traditions, is one of few ancient religions to survive into modern times . Editorial Reviews. Review. VictoriaLeo_author "Reiki Master": Organized, clear, interesting Be sure to download the errata sheet from my site at avsrinivasan. com/wp-content/uploads//12/errata-Decpdf. See all Editorial Reviews .

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The dominant religion of India, "Hinduism" refers to a wide variety of religious traditions and philosophies that have developed over thousands of years. Today, the United States is home to approximately one million Hindus. If you've heard of this ancient religion and are looking for a reference that explains the intricacies of the customs, practices, and teachings of this ancient spiritual system, Hinduism For Dummies is for you!

Continuing the Dummies tradition of making the world's religions engaging and accessible to everyone, Hinduism For Dummies is your hands-on, friendly guide to this fascinating religion.

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Hinduism For Dummies. Description About the Author Permissions Table of contents. Selected type: Added to Your Shopping Cart. Srinivasan ISBN: Your hands-on guide to one of the world's major religions The dominant religion of India, "Hinduism" refers to a wide variety of religious traditions and philosophies that have developed over thousands of years. Provides a thorough introduction to this earliest and popular world belief system Information on the rites, rituals, deities, and teachings associated with the practice of Hinduism Explores the history and teachings of the Vedas, Brahmans, and Upanishads Offers insight into the modern daily practice of Hinduism around the world Continuing the Dummies tradition of making the world's religions engaging and accessible to everyone, Hinduism For Dummies is your hands-on, friendly guide to this fascinating religion.

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Table of contents Introduction. Part I: Introducing Hinduism. Chapter 1: A Quick Overview of Hinduism.

Chapter 2: From Past to Present: A Condensed History of Hinduism. Chapter 3: Chapter 4: Major Hindu Denominations.

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Chapter 5: The Structure of Hindu Society. Part II: Chapter 6: Pantheism to Polytheism: From the One to the Very Many.

From time to time, He descends upon earth as an incarnation or an emanation to increases our understanding of the eternal tradition as part of His duty and as the upholder of dharma. In fact, from the Bhagavadgita, the epics and the Puranas we learn that God, the Supreme Self, practices Hindu Dharma as His duty, apart from upholding it and enforcing it, even though He is not interested particularly in anything. He teaches it to gods, demons and humans, according to their knowledge and intelligence, through Brahma, the creator god, because such knowledge is necessary for ensuring the order and regularity of the worlds and keeping them in their respective spheres, without which there would be chaos and darkness.

Hinduism envisages God in many roles. One of them is that of a teacher or revealer.

He is the World Teacher, who opens our minds to transcendental truths that cannot be easily grasped without purity and inner awakening. The Vedas are just a tip of the iceberg The Vedas constitute the core teachings of Hinduism.

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They are considered eternal. It is said that in each cycle of creation, God reveals them to the humanity for their welfare. Why they are important? It is because they contain knowledge of various types of sacrifices that are central to creation and preservation of the worlds and beings.

Sacrifices here denote not only ceremonial sacrifices but also all actions we perform internally and externally with an attitude of sacrifice and service. To live for your own desires and interests is animal nature; to live for others or God with a sacrificial attitude is human and divine.Yajur Veda is explaining the characteristics, belongings, and specialties of these Nachimani Charde, Hinduism Researcher.

The revelations of God are part of this vast body of eternal knowledge stored in the heaven. Scientifically the souls cannot carry knowledge as it does not have memory space as how the photon cannot carry a mass. The author seems to have done quite a bit of serious research and through the proper usage of metaphors he has made it easier to understand and enjoy this wonderful book. Sama Veda was made of sixteen 16 Upanishads.

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