Studying Hinduism in Practice

1st Edition

Hillary P. Rodrigues

Routledge
Published June 14, 2011
Textbook - 194 Pages - 30 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415468480 - CAT# RU53285
Series: Studying Religions in Practice

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Summary

Drawing on personal experiences of Hinduism on the ground, this book provides a reflective context within which religious practices can be understood and appreciated. It conveys the rich realities of the Hindu tradition and the academic approaches through which they are studied. The chapters cover a wide range of topics, including dance, music, performance, festival traditions, temples, myth, philosophy, women’s practices, and divine possession. The engaging narratives are accompanied by contextual discussions and advice on such topics as conducting fieldwork, colonialism, Hindu seasonal celebrations, understanding deities, and aesthetics in Hinduism. All the entries are accompanied by photographs and suggestions for further reading.

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