A new look at an ancient religion. The Complete Idiot's GuideAr to Hinduism, Second Edition, contains updated and expanded information on how the religion developed from its very fragmented origins, the basic Hindu beliefs, and the multiple Hindu deities, as well as the sociological aspects of the religion including ethics, sacraments, dietary habits, the caste system, and much more. ? Hinduism is the third-largest religion in the world, with over 765 million followers worldwide ? Updated information on the state of Hinduism today ? An exploration of the Hindu paths to enlightenment including karma yoga, bhakti yoga, jnana yoga, tantra and laya yoga ? Expanded information on the Hindu ReformationThe somber Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman liked to compare God to a spider. ... Perhaps the Hindu form of God most poorly understood in the West is the image in the temple, pejoratively called an aquot;idolaquot; by members of monotheistic faithsanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Complete Idiot's Guide to Hinduism, 2nd Edition|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2009-05-05|