Encyclopedia of Hinduism (Encyclopedia of World Religions)**OUT OF PRINT**
"Encyclopedia of Hinduism" explores a faith that emerged from prehistory and lives this day in marvelous type. delivering nearly seven-hundred A-to-Z entries, this available encyclopedia makes a speciality of the main major teams inside of this faith, noteworthy academics and their contributions, the religions and cultural events that enriched its historical past, and the diaspora of Hindu notion and perform all over the world. significant spiritual traditions that sprang from Hindu impact, Jainism and Sikhism, even have many similar entries. Entries comprise: Ancestor worship, Ayodhya, Ayurveda, Benares, Bhagavad Gita, Brahman, Caste, Christian-Hindu kin, Divali, Durga, Ellora, Funeral rites, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Hindu nationalism, Indus Valley Civilization, Kama Sutra, Meditation, Mirabai, R.K. Narayan, New moon/full moon ceremonies, Om, Puja, Reincarnation/rebirth, Sacred thread, Sadhu, Sikhism, Rabindranath Tagore, Theosophical Society, Untouchability, Vegetarianism, Vishnu, international Parliament of Religions, and extra.
Festivities (Madras: Higginbothams, 1921); M. P. Bezbaruah, with Krishna Gopal and Phal S. Girota, eds., gala's and fairs of India, five vols. (Delhi: Gyan Publishing residence, 2003); H. V. Shekar, fairs of India: value of the Celebrations (Louisville, Ky.: perception Books, 2000). Draupadi Draupadi is the joint spouse of the 5 PANDAVA brothers within the Indian epic MAHABHARATA. Her identify derives from her father, King Drupada, of the Panchalas. Draupadi and her brother, Dhristhadymna, have been.
Days at Dvaraka. there's a large temple advanced dedicated to Krishna. town is additionally the positioning of 1 of the 4 monastic facilities demonstrated by means of the good sage SHANKARA within the 8th century. extra examining: E. Washburn Hopkins, Epic Mythology (Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1986): S. R. Rao, The misplaced urban of Dvaraka (New Delhi: Aditya Prakashan, 1999). E AF J: Easwaran, Eknath (1910–1999) founding father of Blue Mountain middle of Meditation An Indian-born proponent of MEDITATION, Eknath Easwaran used to be.
approximately meditation and the classics of worldwide mysticism, which were translated into 26 languages, with over 1 million copies in print. till the tip of his lifestyles, regardless of persistent illnesses, Easwaran persevered to carry usual retreats and bring talks, drawing scholars from world wide. He taught nonviolence, hindrance for endangered species, and meditation. He died on October 26, 1999. The Blue Mountain heart of Meditation preserves Easwaran’s teachings during the management of Christine.
Demoness Hidimba and fathered a son together with her named Ghatokacha, who grew to become a K eighty four Bhishma fierce fighter within the warfare with the KAURAVAS. within the ultimate conflict Bhima struck Duryodhana less than the waist; he used to be eternally categorised an unfair fighter in this account. additional studying: J. A. B. van Buitenen, The Mahabharata, Vol. 1, The publication of the Beginnings, Vol. 2., The publication of the meeting corridor, Vol. 3., The ebook of Virata and the e-book of attempt (Chicago: college of Chicago Press, 1973–78); P. C. Roy,.
October 2, 1869, within the village of Porbandar in Gujarat, right into a Hindu service provider relatives. As a tender guy of thirteen, he was once married, as was once the customized, to Kasturba Makharji, who used to be then 12 years of age. Their first son, notwithstanding, was once now not born until eventually 1888. He and Kasturba had 3 extra sons. Gandhi used to be thought of a a bit mediocre scholar; he slightly received admission into the 157 K 158 Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand college of Bombay in 1887. due to the fact his father had a excessive place in executive, and sought after.