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A Guide to Hindu Spirituality

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Renowned scholar of Hinduism, Arvind Sharma, presents a concise and highly accessible introduction to Hindu spirituality, focusing especially on the views of the school of Advaita, or non-dual, Vedanta.
ebook, 136 pages
Published July 10th 2006 by World Wisdom Books
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As has been pointed out, the title is misleading here. I'd suggest "A Guide to the Metaphysics of Advaita Vendanta." That said, this is a really nice book. It's short, but it took me awhile to read it. (Don't be concerned that my reading dates comprise about seven months. I had moved in that time and misplaced the book for several months.) It is well organized and progresses logically. As a book primarily philosophical, I did read it more slowly than other genres I enjoy. Each paragraph, and oft ...more
I picked this up when it came in with a new books cart at my workplace library. Once in a while, I like picking up books that will teach me a bit about the religious beliefs of others. This one provides a basic overview and exposition of the spiritual elements in Hinduism. While not the most riveting book, it can be a good book for anyone interested in the topic.
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