A new look at an ancient religion. The Complete Idiot's GuideAr to Hinduism, Second Edition, contains updated and expanded information on how the religion developed from its very fragmented origins, the basic Hindu beliefs, and the multiple Hindu deities, as well as the sociological aspects of the religion including ethics, sacraments, dietary habits, the caste system, and much more. ? Hinduism is the third-largest religion in the world, with over 765 million followers worldwide ? Updated information on the state of Hinduism today ? An exploration of the Hindu paths to enlightenment including karma yoga, bhakti yoga, jnana yoga, tantra and laya yoga ? Expanded information on the Hindu Reformation... shrine at home, 254-255 shruta rishis, 50 Shudras, 212-213 Sikh tradition, 207 sixth sense, mind as, 4 sky god, Jupiter and, 30 slaves ... 145 spine, mountain and, 56 spirits, 149 spiritual body, 109 spiritual fellowship, 296 spiritual knowledge, transmission (shaktipat), 1 1 ... self study, 233 subcultures of India, 81 subjective universe, 125 subtle body, 1 1 reincarnation, 111 sukshma sharira, 1 1 1 Sufism, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Complete Idiot's Guide to Hinduism, 2nd Edition|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2009-05-05|