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Hindu religious thought, 3000 B.C. to 200 A.D.

by Yakub Masih

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Published by Motilal Banarsidass in Delhi .
Written in English

  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Philosophy, Indic.,
    • India -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementYakub Masih.
      LC ClassificationsBL2001.2 .M33 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 509 p. ;
      Number of Pages509
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2830176M
      ISBN 10089581644X
      LC Control Number83905975

      Hinduism is an ancient religion with diverse traditions such as Vaishnavism, Shaivism, Shaktism and others. Each tradition has a long list of Hindu texts, with subgenre based on syncretization of ideas from Samkhya, Nyaya, Yoga, Vedanta and other schools of Hindu philosophy. Of these some called Sruti are broadly considered as core scriptures of Hinduism, but beyond the Sruti, the list of. Biography Business Current Affairs & Politics Diet, Health & Fitness Fiction History Kids' Books Mystery & Crime Religion Romance Sci-Fi & Fantasy Teen Books See All > Discover Book Graph™ B&N Readouts Indie eBooks Free NOOK Mobile Apps Self-publish with B&N Press.

      BCE: Persian religious belief is developed. BCE - BCE: Possible development of the concept of Ahriman in Early Iranian Religion. BCE - BCE: Nergal first appears in Mesopotamian religion as a regional god of Kutha known as Meslamtaea. BCE - CE: The Bhagavad Gita, part of the Mahabharata, is written at some point between BCE and CE. CE - CE: The Gupta-era Hindu temple at Bhitargaon is built. CE: The Kailasa rock-cut temple at Ellora is completed and dedicated to Shiva.

      Hinduism-Hinduism is like an all-encompassing ocean. Here, in the West only rational thought is considered essential for science and faith for religion. Hinduism stresses the whole consciousness, which also includes rational thought and faith, and is more universal. It is a living philosophy of life.-Hinduism is the oldest living religion of. The Hindu religion originated in India thousands of years ago. To people raised in other faiths, Hinduism may seem very complex, but the core beliefs of Hinduism are actually quite simple to understand. For example, Hindus believe there is only one Supreme Being, Brahman; they pursue knowledge of Truth and Reality; they strive for moral [ ].

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