About the Book: Encyclopedia of Hinduism: A Primer of India's Soul
This set of eleven volumes is a window for all who seek a panoramic view of Hinduism.
The 7184 page Encyclopedia of Hinduism in 11 volumes withrich illustrations of temples, places, thinkers, rituals andfestivals is a work of wide and deep scholarship that constructsHinduism as an alternative knowledge culture with its owndistinctive tenets and belief systems.
The volumes propound the paradigm that Hinduism is, a beliefsystem based in the lived life of what is called Sanatana Dharma,or the ‘given way of life'. The set of 11 volumes printed onart paper distinguishes between religionand dharma, between a dogmawith a rigid parameter of beliefs and practices on the one hand anda way of life that is an evolving spiritual, cultural and ethicaltradition on the other.
The Encyclopedia came to fruition with the research andexpertise of a team of scholars under the leadership of theEditor-in-Chief, Dr Kapil Kapoor, a professor of both EnglishLiterature and Sanskrit Studies. The team worked arduously on allaspects of the project, both academic and administrative. Theforeword is written by the scholar extraordinary - Dr Karan Singhand the introduction to the Encyclopedia is by Dr. KapilKapoor.
The Encyclopedia is for the people to become familiar withthe conceptual perspective and a general understanding of thedifferent facets of Hinduism. The over riding principle ofthe workis objectivity and its goal is to promote a better and deeperunderstanding of Hinduism. The set of eleven volumes is a windowfor all who seek a panoramic view of Hinduism
Covers Indian civilization, spirituality and culture in acomprehensive sweep.
The Encyclopedia of Hinduism is the first attempt, in theEnglish language, to cover the growth and development of the Hindutradition.
The book is scholarly yet within the comprehension of theaverage educated person.
Encyclopedia of Hinduism is an international project involvingscholars from around the world.
|Book:||Encyclopedia of Hinduism: A Primer of India's Soul (Set Of 11 Volumes)|
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