Arsha Vidya Pitham, Saylorsburg, PA

Concise Encyclopediaof Hinduism, A


Title: Concise Encyclopediaof Hinduism, A

Author: Klaus, K.Klostertmaier

Description: The encyclopedia’s purpose is to provide basic information on manyh expressions of Hinduism and to explain important terms that one might encounter reading more technical literature in the field. Many of the entries interlock and the reader is requested to consult terms and expressions that are capitalized in the text itself. Unless otherwise noted, the technical terms are Sanskrit (written in Roman transliteration in the book). Care was taken to establish a balance between people and places, scriptures and philosophical systems, art and architecture, mythology and history. Some key features are: Covers key people, places, rituals, texts and art; Extends from the origins of the faith to the twenty-first century; Extensive cross-referencing and a thematic index and bibliography plus fully illustrated with timelines, maps and photographs.

Publisher: One World Publications, MA

Edition: 1st ed., Date: 2003, 235 pp., PB

Item Code: 9.78185E+12