Hinduism: A Very Short Introduction

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Contents
List of illustrationsxii
List of Mapsxiv
1 The Scholar and the Devotee1
2 Revelation and the Transmission of Knowledge11
3 Understanding the Self24
4 Divine Heroes: The Epic Tradition38
5 The Divine Presence48
6 Hinduism, Colonialism, and Modernity65
7 Challenges to Hinduism: Women and Dalits78
8 Crossing the Black Waters: Hinduism beyond India92
9 Hindu Dharma, Hinduism, and Hinduisms107
Appendix: The Six Philosophical Systems (Darshana)116
Timeline117
Glossary121
Further Reading125
References131
Index135

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Acknowledgements ix
  • Contents xi
  • List of Illustrations xii
  • List of Maps xiv
  • Chapter 1 - The Scholar and the Devotee 1
  • Chapter 2 - Revelation and the Transmission of Knowledge 11
  • Chapter 3 - Understanding the Self 24
  • Chapter 4 - Divine Heroes: The Epic Tradition 38
  • Chapter 5 - The Divine Presence 48
  • Chapter 6 - Hinduism, Colonialism, and Modernity 65
  • Chapter 7 - Challenges to Hinduism: Women and Dalits 78
  • Chapter 8 - Crossing the Black Waters: Hinduism Beyond India 92
  • Chapter 9 - Hindu Dharma, Hinduism, and Hinduisms 107
  • Appendix - The Six Philosophical Systems (Darshana) 116
  • Timeline 117
  • Glossary 121
  • Further Reading 125
  • References 131
  • Index 135
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