What You Would Like To Know About Hinduism
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Item Code: NAJ343
Author: Dada Vaswani
Publisher: Sterling Paperbacks
Language: English
Edition: 2003
ISBN: 9788120725836
Pages: 128
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 8.5 inch X 5.5 inch
Weight 170 gm
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About the Book

 

In this compact, yet comprehensive book, Dada J.P. Vaswani tells you all that you wanted to know about Hinduism-its unique features, its fundamental truth, its ancient scriptures, its profoundly symbolic deities, its wise and divinely-inspired acharyas and its colourful festivals. Written specially for young Indians who wish to rediscover their rich heritage of faith and ancient wisdom, this book will also appeal to foreigners who want to know more about Hindu culture and thought.

 

Dada J.P. Vaswani needs no introduction to readers of inspirational literature. He is regarded as one of the leading spiritual luminaries of India, a practical Philosopher and man of God whose grace has reached and influenced thousands of people all over the world.

 

A gifted writer and brilliant orator, Dada J.P. Vaswani has been the recipient of several honours, including the prestigious U Thant Peace Award. He has written over 80 books which have been translated into several Indian and foreign languages.

 

Contents

 

The Great Hindu Faith

5

The Origin Of The Word “Hindu”

6

The Eternal Religion

8

The Sanskrit Language

9

The Uniqueness Of The Hindu Faith

11

Freedom To Practise Your Faith

12

Hindu Philosophy

13

Its Paths Are Many

14

Concept Of God In Hinduism

15

Hinduism And History

16

Freedom From Dogma

18

An Outstanding Example Of History

20

The Religion With A Difference

22

A Self-evolving Faith

23

The Freedom To Choose

24

The Fundamental Truths Of Hinduism

26

The Light Of The Spirit

26

The Law Of The Seed

29

The Law Of Return

31

The Law Of Assimilation

35

The Law Of Reverence

37

The Law Of Sacrifice

40

The Great Hindu Scriptures

42

The Shrutis

43

Received Knowledge

46

What The Vedas Represent

48

The Upanishads

49

The Smritis

55

The Itihasas

58

The Ramayana

59

The Mahabharata

65

The Yoga Vasishta

75

The Harivamsha

76

The Bhagavad Gita

77

The Puranas

80

Why Does God Come To This Earth?

83

The Agamas

85

The Darsbanas

86

Festivals And Holy Days Of The Hindu Calendar

87

The Hindu Deities

99

The Holy Trinity Of The Hindu Faith

100

Why So Many Gods?

103

The Acharyas

104

The Way Ahead

109

What The Hindu Faith Needs Today

110

Symbols Associated With Worship In The Hindu Faith

112

What Others Say About Hinduism

117

Glossary

119

 

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