Hinduism at the crossroads of history

  • 268 Pages
  • 3.49 MB
  • English
Kanishka Pub. House , Delhi
About the Edition

Hindu sociology and its impact on the fortunes of India; a study.

StatementN. Subrahmanian.
LC ClassificationsBL1210 .S83 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 268 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1378276M
ISBN 108185475636
LC Control Number92910478

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in front of them are rough estimates. Before B.C. – Existence of the Harappa culture of the Indus River valley c. B.C.

– Aryan migration into India c. B.C. – Beginning of the creation of the Vedas and the development of Hindu polytheism c. B.C. - Rig Veda hymns composed c. – B.C. History Study Center provides o documents and articles organized under widely-studied topics, with over 50 reference works, 3, images and links to 2, Web sites.

World Book Encyclopedia Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos World Book Web online is an expanded version of World Book’sprint encyclopedias. Without the.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.Hinduism is a religion from the Indian sub-continent.

It is a polytheist anthropomorphic religion with a highly ritualized form of worship. The canon of books and poems that define Hinduism were written in Sanskrit and are of ancient origin.