Hinduism The Anthropology of a Civilization

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  • ISBN-13: 9780195633894
  • ISBN: 019563389X
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated


Biardeau, Madeleine, Nice, Richard


Hinduism, because of its many dimensions, is often regarded as a mixture of various components. However, the archaeological monuments and literary texts discovered over the past few centuries indicate an underlying unity. In this book, Professor Biardeau uses these 'testimonies of Hindu civilization' to bring to light this very unity and to discover what constitutes the 'Hindu way of life'. The most important of these testimonies are of a socio-religious nature and these are reference points for most Hindus. This is why Hindu religion is presented here as intricately connected with the caste system. However, Professor Biardeau states that in spite of this, Hindu religion has been changing and diversifying over time and it is this which gives the religion its unmistakable and enduring character.Biardeau, Madeleine is the author of 'Hinduism The Anthropology of a Civilization' with ISBN 9780195633894 and ISBN 019563389X.

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