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Teach Yourself Hinduism
"Teach Yourself Hinduism "is an easy-to-comprehend introduction to this ancient religion. Although it is the third largest religion in the world and boasts hundreds of millions of followers, many of us in the West remain unfamiliar with what it means to be Hindu. Here readers will find out about the religion's origins, beliefs, culture, and more.
Paperback, 230 pages
Published April 22nd 2003 by Teach Yourself
(first published January 11th 1995)
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