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The Life of Hinduism brings together a series of essays--many recognized as classics in the field--that present Hinduism as a vibrant, truly "lived" religion. Celebrating the diversity for which Hinduism is known, this volume begins its journey in the "new India" of Bangalore, India's Silicon Valley, where global connections and local traditions rub shoulders daily. Reader ...more
Hardcover, 340 pages
Published August 16th 2017 by Aleph Book Company (first published January 1st 2006)
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Feb 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great! But i need a break from lived Hinduism for a while.... (Sorry)
Mahesh Sowani
Sep 03, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Life of Hinduism is a montage of classic essays on Hinduism. The book almost touches every aspect of the revered religion or way of life, whichever term you like to use. The book is divided into eight parts.

In the first part Worship idol worship, fasts and discovery of Vrindavan are dealt with. In the following part The Life Cycle, the menace of child marriage is discussed. It tells us how divorce and remarriage is easier in so called lower strata’s of the society, while the higher caste wi
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