Everyday Hinduism

Product Number: EB00597616
Released: Mar 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118528181
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

This innovative introductory textbook explores the central practices and beliefs of Hinduism through contemporary, everyday practice. -Introduces and contextualizes the rituals, festivals and everyday lived experiences of Hinduism in text and images -Includes data from the author's own extensive ethnographic fieldwork in central India (Chhattisgarh), the Deccan Plateau (Hyderabad), and South India (Tirupati) -Features coverage of Hindu diasporas, including a study of the Hindu community in Atlanta, Georgia -Each chapter includes case study examples of specific topics related to the practice of Hinduism framed by introductory and contextual material

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Series: Lived Religions
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Feb 23, 2015

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