Hinduism

Hinduism : A Beginner's Guide

3.57 (45 ratings by Goodreads)

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day
When will my order arrive?

Description

Explaining the origins, beliefs, scriptures and philosophies of this ancient religion, Klaus K. Klostermaier succeeds in capturing the rich diversity of rituals and gods that comprise Hinduism, while keeping the tone both engaging and informative. Covering contemporary issues such as the relationship between Hinduism and modern Western ideas, and imminent challenges the religion faces, this sweeping exploration of a fascinating and long-lasting belief system is


essential reading for students, followers, and interested readers alike.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 15mm | 272g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 1851685383
  • 9781851685387
  • 390,022

Review quote

"It is immensely readable, works well as an introduction, but will also challenge and intrigue the academic and devotee alike." * World Faiths Encounter *
show more

About Klaus K. Klostermaier

Klaus K. Klostermaier, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, is University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Manitoba in Canada.
show more

Rating details

45 ratings
3.57 out of 5 stars
5 16% (7)
4 40% (18)
3 33% (15)
2 9% (4)
1 2% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X