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Hinduism, a religion to live by

by Chaudhuri, Nirad C.

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hinduism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNirad C. Chaudhuri.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1202 .C477 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 340 p. ;
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4735088M
    ISBN 100195201124
    LC Control Number78024390
    OCLC/WorldCa4503412

      The canon of books and poems that define Hinduism were written in Sanskrit and are of ancient origin. They range from Epics about the lives and loves of the Gods, philosophical treatises on metaphysical questions, and law books. The Hindu religion has provided the . Hindu Sacred Books. The concept of Hinduism being a single monolithic religion is recent, dating back only to the 19th century. Many scholars liken Hinduism to a family of religions, with all affiliated members bearing a family resemblance. Thus any definition of Hinduism is somewhat arbitrary and requires qualification.

    A short history of two cities: a microcosm of Hinduism -- 3. The beginnings of Hinduism: a controversy -- 4. A short history of Vedic religion -- 5. A short history of Vaisnavism -- 6. A short history of Saivism -- 7. A short history of Saktism -- 8. Smartas -- traditional Hindu universalists -- 9. A short history of Hindu philosophy --   No, I don't think so. If it was complete, then there would have been no room for more religions to prosper. By definition, Hinduism is not a proper religious per se, it's a way of living life, but it's recognised internationally and legally, so we.

    by Jayaram V. Summary: Hinduism is popularly known as a way of life rather than a scriptures suggest that one should live upon earth according to the principles of Hindu Dharma and make life God centric and as the means to divine worship, spiritual practice, and God realization. In Hinduism, religion (dharma) influences the way people live and view themselves. The very act of living is regarded as an obligatory duty and an opportunity to fulfill the aims of creation and participate in God’s eternal dharma.


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This book attempts to provide a description and interpretation of the religion of the Hindus as practised and experienced by them. A wholly original exposition of Hinduism, it focuses on Hindu religious psychology and behaviour rather than the mythology, dogmas, and rituals as found in the religious texts/5.

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Without a founder, without a Bible or Koran, without a recognized Church. Hinduism has survived the trials and trauma for 5, years or more: "'The living quality of Hinduism is demonstrated by. This book provides a description and interpretation of the religion of the Hindus, focusing on their religious psychology and behaviour.

By rejecting familiar assumptions about early Hinduism, Nirad C. Chaudhuri makes a reassessment of its formative influences and examines temple and image worship in general, and the three major cults of Siva, Krishna and the Mother s: 2.

Hinduism, major world religion originating on the Indian subcontinent and comprising several and varied systems of philosophy, belief, and gh the name Hinduism is relatively new, having been coined by British writers in the first decades of the 19th century, it refers to a rich cumulative tradition of texts and practices, some of which date to the 2nd millennium bce or possibly.

But if Hinduism is a religion (or family of religions) to live by, Chaudhuri keeps his rational distance from it, displaying neither missionary zeal nor personal enthusiasm.

Nowadays, it seems, only the Indian masses can really live by Hinduism. A fascinating study. This book provides a description and interpretation of the religion of the Hindus, focusing on their religious psychology and behaviour.

Rejecting familiar assumptions about early Hinduism, Nirad C. Chaudhuri makes a reassessment of its formative influences. Hinduism is practised primarily in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.

It is a diverse family of devotional and ascetic cults and philosophical schools, all sharing a belief in reincarnation and involving the worship of one or more of a large pantheon of gods and goddesses, including Brahma, Shiva, and Vishnu (incarnate as Rama and Krishna), Kali, Durga, Parvati, and Ganesh.

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This book provides a description and interpretation of the religion of the Hindus, focusing on their religious psychology and behaviour. It reassesses early Hinduism and its influences, examining temple and image worship in general and the three major cults.

While the number of living religions is staggering, nearly 75 percent of the population belongs to one of five religions: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Judaism. This book attempts to provide a description and interpretation of the religion of the Hindus as practised and experienced by them.

A wholly original exposition of Hinduism, it focuses on Hindu religious psychology and behaviour rather than the mythology, dogmas, and rituals as found in the religious texts. Rejecting familiar assumptions about. an exclusive religion, it enables the followers of that faith not merely to respect all the other religions, but it also enables them to admire and assimilate whatever may be good in the other faiths.

Non-violence is common to all religions, but it has found the highest expression and application in Hinduism. Editors: John Stratton Hawley, Vasudha Narayanan Title: The Life of Hinduism ISBN: Publisher: Aleph Book Company Genre: Non-fiction, India, Hinduism, Religion Language: English Review: In India, secular nation, Hinduism is a major religion.

It dates back to times unknown and is full of a colossal historical and mythological background, with a number of cultural views, festivities. Hinduism. A Religion to Live By by Hirad C. Chaudhuri, Oxford University Press. Don Ball (Toronto), Ont., paperback, pages.

No one can deal with India, or understand the social and cultural life of its people, without coming to grips with Hinduism. This religion has influenced Indians from every walk of life. If Hinduism would disappear at.

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