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Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Volume IV: Historical perspectives, poets, teachers, and saints, relation to other religions and traditions, Hinduismus and contemporary issues


Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Volume IV: Historical perspectives, poets, teachers, and saints, relation to other religions and traditions, Hinduismus and contemporary issues. Edited by: Jacobsen, Knut A; Basu, Helene; Malinar, Angelika; Narayanan, Vasudha (2012). Leiden: Brill.

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Volume IV of Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism presents a historical overview of Hinduism, covering significant periods from the Indus Civilization to contemporary India. In addition, the volume features more than 30 biographies dedicated to important figures of pre-19th century religious poets, teachers, and saints, alphabetically arranged. Special attention is given to the interchanges between Hinduism and other religions and traditions, and a separate section examines the connections between Hinduism and contemporary issues such as ethics, ecology, the Internet, tourism, and New Age spirituality.

Abstract

Volume IV of Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism presents a historical overview of Hinduism, covering significant periods from the Indus Civilization to contemporary India. In addition, the volume features more than 30 biographies dedicated to important figures of pre-19th century religious poets, teachers, and saints, alphabetically arranged. Special attention is given to the interchanges between Hinduism and other religions and traditions, and a separate section examines the connections between Hinduism and contemporary issues such as ethics, ecology, the Internet, tourism, and New Age spirituality.

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Item Type:Edited Scientific Work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Department of Comparative Linguistics
06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies
08 University Research Priority Programs > Asia and Europe
Dewey Decimal Classification:490 Other languages
890 Other literatures
410 Linguistics
950 History of Asia
180 Ancient, medieval & eastern philosophy
Language:English
Date:2012
Deposited On:07 Feb 2013 13:01
Last Modified:06 Apr 2017 09:20
Publisher:Brill
Series Name:Handbook of Oriental Studies: Section 2 : South Asia
Volume:22/4
Number of Pages:850
ISBN:978-9-0041-7895-3
Official URL:http://www.brill.com/brills-encyclopedia-hinduism-volume-four
Related URLs:http://opac.nebis.ch/F/?local_base=NEBIS&CON_LNG=GER&func=find-b&find_code=SYS&request=005891291

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