The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism (2 Volume Set)

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism (2 Volume Set)

James G Lochtefeld


-- From Abhang via Zodiac, those volumes comprise over 2,500 completely cross-referenced entries that essentially outline phrases and ideas with regards to the ideals, practices, and background of Hinduism.
-- entire with black-and-white images illustrating architectural, biographical, geographical, and mythological entries.
-- Charts and maps offer extra information.
-- 16-category indexes direct the reader to similar terms.Hinduism is a enormously vital global faith not just due to its mythology and philosophy but additionally because of its wealthy cultural traditions. no matter if via epic narratives of affection and struggle through Sanskrit poets, the drama and devotion of Hindu dancers, or the lessons of yoga masters, the unfold of Hinduism has enriched the lives of individuals in the course of the world.This inclusive, two-volume encyclopedia comprises entries at the background, practices, and ideology of Hinduism, in addition to the paintings and structure, drugs, sects and social teams, and geographical facilities of the faith. it really is a vital and hugely beneficial source for each reference assortment.

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