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Hinduism -

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Related booklists: Religion, Festivals and Celebrations: Hindu, Hinduism: Books for Children,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Teachings of the Hindu Mystics by Andrew Harvey (Editor)
    Teachings of the Hindu Mystics - by Andrew Harvey (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781611806953 | ISBN 10: 161180695x

    Some of the most lyrical, passionate, and illuminating writings of the Hindu mystical tradition are showcased in this anthology. Spiritual scholar and writer Andrew Harvey has selected excerpts from ancient and contemporary sources, including the Bha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hinduism: A Very Short Introduction by Kim Knott
    Hinduism: A Very Short Introduction - by Kim Knott

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780198745549 | ISBN 10: 0198745540

    Hinduism is practised by eighty per cent of India's population, and by thirty million people outside India.   In this Very Short Introduction, Kim Knott combines a succinct and authoritative overview of a major religion with an analysis of the cha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hinduism and the 1960s: The Rise of a Counter-Culture by Paul Oliver
    Hinduism and the 1960s: The Rise of a Counter-Culture - by Paul Oliver

    £19.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781472531551 | ISBN 10: 1472531558

    The West has drawn upon Hinduism on a wide scale, from hatha yoga and meditation techniques, to popular culture in music and fashion, yet the contribution of Hinduism to the counter-culture of the 1960s has not been analysed in full. Hinduism and the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hindus: An Alternative History by Wendy Doniger
    The Hindus: An Alternative History - by Wendy Doniger

    £16.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780199593347 | ISBN 10: 0199593345

    An engrossing and definitive narrative account of history and myth that offers a new way of understanding one of the world's oldest major religions, The Hindus elucidates the relationship between recorded history and imaginary worlds.   Hinduism do ... more

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  • Cover image of book Introducing Hinduism: A Graphic Guide by Vinay Lal and Borin Van Loon
    Introducing Hinduism: A Graphic Guide - by Vinay Lal and Borin Van Loon

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848311145 | ISBN 10: 1848311141

    Hinduism is said to be the world's oldest religion. Yet the word 'Hindu' is of foreign 18th-century origin. Hinduism is defined as a polytheistic religion, but Mahatma Gandhi famously declared that one can be a Hindu without believing in any god.&nbs ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bhagavad Gita by Juan Mascaro (Translator)
    The Bhagavad Gita - by Juan Mascaro (Translator)

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780140447903 | ISBN 10: 0140447903

    The Bhagavad Gita is an early epic poem that recounts the conversation between Arjuna the warrior and his charioteer Krishna, the manifestation of God. In the moments before a great battle, the dialogue sets out the important lessons Arjuna must lear ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hinduism: A Beginner
    Hinduism: A Beginner's Guide - by Klaus K. Klostermaier

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781851685387 | ISBN 10: 1851685383

    In this clear and accessible introduction to Hinduism, Klaus K. Klostermaier offers a unique overview of a tradition that spans thousands of years. Explaining the origins, beliefs, scriptures and philosophies of this ancient religion, Klostermaier su ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Myth of the Holy Cow by D.N. Jha
    The Myth of the Holy Cow - by D.N. Jha

    £13.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781859844243 | ISBN 10: 1859844243

    Hugely controversial upon its publication in India, this book has already been banned by the Hyderabad Civil Court and the author's life has been threatened. Jha argues against the historical sanctity of the cow in India, in an illuminating response ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hindu Myths by Wendy Doniger (Translator)
    Hindu Myths - by Wendy Doniger (Translator)

    £10.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780140449907 | ISBN 10: 0140449906

    Recorded in sacred Sanskrit texts, including the Rig Veda and the Mahabharata, the Hindu myths are thought to date back as far as the tenth century BCE. Here in these seventy-five seminal myths are the many incarnations of Vishnu, who saves mankind f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Tantric Way by Ajit Mookerjee and Madhu Khanna
    The Tantric Way - by Ajit Mookerjee and Madhu Khanna

    £14.95   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780500270882 | ISBN 10: 0500270880

    In recent years, the West has shown an enthusiastic interest in Tantra and its application to everyday life. Though its roots are in Hinduism, tantra's goals are the universal ones of self-knowledge and liberated joy. Its methods and effects transcen ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Hindu Festivals and Ceremonies by Om Lata Bahadur
    The Book of Hindu Festivals and Ceremonies - by Om Lata Bahadur

    £8.95   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9788174761637 | ISBN 10: 8174761632

    This volume highlights how the main festivals of India are celebrated, providing adequate background information, wherever needed. The spontaneous gaeity and joy generated by these festivals, along with the solemnity of the accompanying bhajans, pray ... more

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