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Hindu Scriptures

4.26 of 5 stars 4.26  ·  rating details  ·  23 ratings  ·  2 reviews
The scriptures revered by Hindus are enormously varied, and R. C. Zaehner's anthology has long been considered invaluable for its breadth and diversity. Now Dominic Goodall expands Zaehner's work with three fresh translations, including one work that appears for the first time in English. Spanning more than two thousand years, the range of selections in this book include a ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published August 26th 1996 by University of California Press (first published July 27th 1996)
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Linda Munro
This book holds scriptures from several sources, including: Rg Veda, Atharva Veda, the Upanishads, Yajnavalkya-Smrti, Kirana-Tantra and the Bhagavad-Gita. As one can see, as a book intended for the general public, this has far too much information from far too many sources. When I ordered this book from the library, I was under the false impression that it dealt solely with Bhagavad-Gita; thus, I found it far too complex for my needs.

This book seems to be for those more familiar with Hinduism a
Chris brown
another great read. If you really want to open your mind pick this up
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