Introducing Hinduism (Introducing (Icon Books)) (Paperback)

By Vinay Lal, Borin Van Loon (Contribution by)

Icon Books, 9781848311145, 171pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2010

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (7/1/2005)

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Description

"Introducing Hinduism" offers a guide to the key philosophical, literary, mythological and cultural traditions of this extraordinarily diverse faith. It untangles the complexities of Hinduism's gods and goddesses, its caste system and its views on sex, everyday life and asceticism. This work answers questions including: Why do Hindus revere the cow? Must Hindus be vegetarian? And much more...