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Popular Hinduism
The Religion of the Masses

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  • Date Published: February 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107694972

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  • Originally published in 1935, this volume provides a discussion of the structures of belief and practice in popular Hinduism. Taking into account the complexity of Hinduism, and its position as a composite religion of many diverse elements, the text goes on to find certain common elements which draw together its various aspects. The relationship between Hinduism and social organisation is also considered, with detailed discussion regarding the importance of the caste system. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in historical interpretations of Hinduism and religious studies in general.

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    • Date Published: February 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107694972
    • length: 256 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 133 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.3kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Beliefs
    2. Ideals
    3. Moral influences
    4. Worship and ceremonies
    5. Godlings and evil spirits
    6. Modern deifications
    7. Brahmans, priests and holy men
    8. Sectarianism and toleration
    Index.

  • Author

    L. S. S. O'Malley

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