The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism (2 Volume Set)

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism (2 Volume Set)

James G Lochtefeld


-- From Abhang via Zodiac, those volumes include over 2,500 completely cross-referenced entries that sincerely outline phrases and ideas on the topic of the ideals, practices, and historical past of Hinduism.
-- entire with black-and-white pictures illustrating architectural, biographical, geographical, and mythological entries.
-- Charts and maps offer further information.
-- 16-category indexes direct the reader to comparable terms.Hinduism is a enormously vital international faith not just due to its mythology and philosophy but additionally because of its wealthy cultural traditions. no matter if via epic narratives of affection and battle via Sanskrit poets, the drama and devotion of Hindu dancers, or the lessons of yoga masters, the unfold of Hinduism has enriched the lives of individuals in the course of the world.This inclusive, two-volume encyclopedia comprises entries at the heritage, practices, and ideology of Hinduism, in addition to the artwork and structure, drugs, sects and social teams, and geographical facilities of the faith. it truly is a necessary and hugely invaluable source for each reference assortment.

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