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Hindu Scriptures
R.C. Zaehner
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Hindu Scriptures

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Comprises such sacred books of India as the hymns of the Rig-Veda, the world's 1st recorded poems, the pantheistic speculations of the Upanishads & the Bhagavad-Gita, a cosmic drama of God's self-revelation in history, on the field of battle.
Hardcover, 392 pages
Published May 1st 1981 by Dutton Books (first published April 28th 1966)
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Robert Charles Zaehner had a gift for languages and became an expert in Oriental languages. As a result, he was chosen as a British counterintelligence agent in Tehran, Persia during World War II and an MI6 agent there after the war. He returned to academia and became Spalding Professor of Eastern Religions and Ethics at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of All Souls College, writing numerous ...more
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