Everyday Hinduism (Innbundet)

Serie: Lived Religions 


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2015
Antall sider: 256
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Lived Religions
ISBN/EAN: 9781405160117
Omtale Everyday Hinduism
This innovative introductory textbook explores the central practices and beliefs of Hinduism through contemporary, everyday practice.

Introduces and contextualizes the rituals, festivals and everyday lived experiences of Hinduism in text and imagesIncludes data from the author s own extensive ethnographic fieldwork in central India (Chhattisgarh), the Deccan Plateau (Hyderabad), and South India (Tirupati)Features coverage of Hindu diasporas, including a study of the Hindu community in Atlanta, GeorgiaEach chapter includes case study examples of specific topics related to the practice of Hinduism framed by introductory and contextual material

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