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The Elements of Hinduism (The Elements of)

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Published by Element Books Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Hinduism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8973868M
    ISBN 10185230569X
    ISBN 109781852305697


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The Elements of Hinduism (The Elements of) by Stephen Cross Download PDF EPUB FB2

Series: The Elements of; Paperback: pages; Publisher: Element Books Ltd (November ) Language: English; ISBN X; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: x 8 x inches Shipping Weight: ounces; Customer The Elements of Hinduism book out of 5 stars 2 customer ratings; Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2, in Books (See Top in Books)Cited by:   The Elements of Hinduism book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Unravels the complexities of this major world religion in an easy /5(22). Stephen Huyler filled his book with beautiful pictures, revealing stories and genuine insight into the daily life and worship of Hinduism.

Many presentations of Hinduism focus too much on the esoteric elements or the philosophical schools. Huyler's presentation focuses on the common, real-life of Hindu worship, the heart and soul of the by: 8.

Hinduism emphasizes toleration — especially in regard to the many spiritual paths leading to the same mountain summit. The Elements of Hinduism by Stephen Cross offers a succinct and substantive survey of this religion.

Element, ISBN: X. Therefore, many Hindu readers would find many aspects of Hinduism repetitive as they already know them. However, everyone would something new in this book.

It is a basic book of Hinduism and one can always refer to other books of his interest after reading "The essentials of Hinduism"/5. Most forms of Hinduism are henotheistic, which means they worship a single deity, known as “Brahman,” but still recognize other gods and goddesses.

Followers believe there are multiple paths to reaching their god. Hindus believe in the doctrines of samsara (the continuous cycle of life, death, and reincarnation). The main experiential element of Hinduism is moksha. Moksha is, formally, the liberation from samsara.

Samsara is the endless cycle of reincarnation and rebirth. However, moksha involves many experiences that are not easily explained. It is a complete liberation from the self, or atman, and the liberated individual becomes one with everything.

Elements of Hindu iconography Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages:   Satya (Truth) is the principle that equates God with soul.

It is the mainstay of the basic moral law of Hinduism: people are rooted in Satya, the greatest truth, unity of all life. One should be truthful; not act fraudulently, be dishonest or a liar in life. Further, a true person does not regret or brood over losses caused by speaking : Subhamoy Das.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The elements of Hinduism by Stephen Cross,Element edition, in English The elements of Hinduism ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: The elements of Hinduism.

[Stephen Cross] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for history, philosophy, beliefs, mythology and practice of Hinduism unravels the complexities of this world religion.

The book looks at the branches of Hinduism as well as its Read more Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the. Buy Hinduism (The Elements of) (Elements of S.) by Cross, Stephen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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A Survey of Hinduism by Klaus K. Klostermaier, State University of New York Press; 3rd edition, A comprehensive survey of the Hindu tradition, the book deals with the history of Hinduism, the sacred writings, the Hindu worldview, and the specifics of the major branches of Hinduism--Vaisnavism, Saivism, and Size: 79KB.

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.

Many authorities consider the "Bhagavad Gita" to be the most important scripture or book of Hinduism, but there are many other important ones. See the link below. The system of five elements are found in Vedas, especially Ayurveda, the pancha mahabhuta, or “five great elements”, of Hinduism are bhūmi (earth), ap or jala (water), tejas or agni (fire), marut, vayu or pavan (air or wind) and vyom or shunya (space or zero) or akash (aether or void).

BASIC ELEMENTS OF HINDUISM Excerpts From: Hinduism and Islam A Comparative Study. Index: Hindu and Hinduism Main Features Lack of a Common System Caste System Superiority of the Brahman Polytheism Sex and Sex-Worship Authority of the Veda.

Hindu and Hinduism. The term 'Hinduism' has been derived from 'Hindu'. The Chandogya Upanishad explains how all sentient and non-sentient objects came into existence.

At first only Sat, the One and Only, that is the Paramatman existed. Sat then decided to become many and. Hinduism - Hinduism - The history of Hinduism: The history of Hinduism in India can be traced to about bce.

Evidence of Hinduism’s early antecedents is derived from archaeology, comparative philology, and comparative religion. The earliest literary source for the history of Hinduism is the Rigveda, consisting of hymns that were composed chiefly during the last two or three centuries of.

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Hinduism is the term used to describe the diverse forms of religious expression native to the Indian subcontinent. Despite their vast diversity, these spiritual traditions are linked by a number of similarities, including the recognition of many different gods, great value placed on becoming a sannyasi or rishi (holy ascetic living in the forest), meditation, complex rituals, and a belief in.

The main Hindu texts are the Vedas and their supplements (books based on the Vedas). Veda is a Sanskrit word meaning 'knowledge'. This book nicely reveals their organic integration, an integration that Hindu culture itself recognized and elaborated only gradually over the centuries.

She avoids reading later Sakta or Tantric theological ideas back into the earlier literature, yet she convincingly demonstrates how the later ideas are firmly rooted in the ancient traditions. 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.

All matter is composed of five basic elements — panchamahabhutas — which inhere the properties of earth (pritvi), water (jala), fire (tejas), wind (vayu) and space (akasha).Author: Padmaja Venkatesh.

This treatise is an early attempt for a diligent search into the origin, descriptions, symbols, mythological background, meaning and moral aims of Hindu images. The book is in two volumes, each volume again in two parts.

Vol. I, Part I contains a long Introduction discussing among other things the origin of Hindu image worship in India, explanatory description of the terms employed in the work Reviews: 1.

Philosophy of Religion: Chapter 2. Religions of the World. Section 2. Hinduism: You should read enough of the materials presented in this section concerning the tradition of Hinduism in order to understand how this tradition displays the characteristics or elements that make a.

Hi, first please allow me to make a small correction. Hinduism is not a religion like Islam or Christianity. Hinduism does not force you to follow what is in the books or what is preached by a religious leader as a thumb rule.

Hinduism is all abou. Hinduism is a vast and profound of the sacred elements that characterize Hindu religious traditions are the Hindu scriptures, the Vedas, the Upanishads, and the main deities. One of the most important beliefs in Hinduism is acceptance. They have scriptures, mythologies that deal with many elements of life which are considered unacceptable.

For example. Stephen Huyler filled his book with beautiful pictures, revealing stories and genuine insight into the daily life and worship of Hinduism.

Many presentations of Hinduism focus too much on the esoteric elements or the philosophical schools. Huyler's presentation focuses on the common, real-life of Hindu worship, the heart and soul of the by: 8.

There is nothing like a best book. You will have to read a lot to understand Hinduism. You need to read a low level introductory book that nevertheless gives a decent overview of Hinduism.

Otherwise you will have difficulty in understanding Hindu. The root of Hindu Dharma (religion) lies in the Indian subcontient, in the Indus valley (valley of river Sindhu) where over advanced settlements existed as early as sm, the world's oldest living dharma (religious philosophy and the way of life) has no founder, single teacher or Dharma is called Sanatan Dharma or Eternal Dharma.

the word Santan implies that it 5/5(2). But a reader asked, so I thought I’d try. However, for the best and most readable discussion of Hinduism, I highly recommend Chapter 1 of Huston Smith’s classic, The World’s Religions, to which this entry owes much. Part One: The main practical elements of Hinduism.

You Can Have What You Want. We begin by wanting pleasure. A summary of Hinduism's historical and theological themes.

You may access the seminary level course on this subject by Dr. Tennent, by going to Introduction to may also purchase an mp3 CDROM that contains the lectures from this class, as well as the summary lectures on African Traditional Religions, Buddhism and Islam by clicking here.

Hinduism, a major world religion, has over million followers, with the majority concentrated in India and Nepal. If not the largest religion in terms of the number of followers, Hinduism is one of the world's oldest religions.

Highly complex, it can be described as a cosmology and way of life rather than a systematic doctrine of beliefs.