Hinduism

Pages: 240
Series: Beginner's Guides
Imprint: Oneworld
Illustrations: Illustrations, maps

Hinduism

A Beginner's Guide

Klaus K. Klostermaier

Explaining the origins, beliefs, scriptures and philosophies, Klostermaier's sweeping and highly readable exploration of this fascinating and long-lasting belief system is essential reading for students, followers, and interested readers alike.
Paperback
9781851685387 (30 Nov 2007)
RRP £9.99 / US$14.95

The Book

Explaining the origins, beliefs, scriptures and philosophies of this ancient religion, Klaus K. Klostermaier succeeds in capturing the rich diversity of rituals and gods that comprise Hinduism, while keeping the tone both engaging and informative. Covering contemporary issues such as the relationship between Hinduism and modern Western ideas, and imminent challenges the religion faces, this sweeping exploration of a fascinating and long-lasting belief system is


essential reading for students, followers, and interested readers alike.

Additional Information

Series Beginner's Guides
Pages 240
Imprint Oneworld
Illustrations Illustrations, maps

About the Author

Klaus K. Klostermaier, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, is University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Manitoba in Canada.

Reviews

"It is immensely readable, works well as an introduction, but will also challenge and intrigue the academic and devotee alike."

- World Faiths Encounter

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