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Published by Cassell in London, Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hinduism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Paul Bowen.
    SeriesWorld religions, themes and issues
    ContributionsBowen, Paul, 1966-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1210 .T49 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 280 p. :
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL669393M
    ISBN 100304338508, 0304338516
    LC Control Number97015235

    This chapter examines the place of ethics in Hinduism. It shows that though Hinduism has shown a strong inclination to metaphysics and spiritualism, it has certainly not ignored ethics. It explains that ethics as dharma comes first among the goals of human beings in Hinduism and the scriptures insisted that other goals are to be pursued according to dharma. Hinduism, major world religion originating on the Indian subcontinent and comprising several and varied systems of philosophy, belief, and gh the name Hinduism is relatively new, having been coined by British writers in the first decades of the 19th century, it refers to a rich cumulative tradition of texts and practices, some of which date to the 2nd millennium bce or .

    The book addresses themes and issues yet to receive in-depth attention in the study of Hinduism. It shows that Hinduism endures not only in texts, but also in the context of festivals and devotion, and that contemporary practice, devotional literature, creative traditions and ethics inform the intricacies of a religion in context. A Bhagavad-gita is a holy book for Hindus. Asked in Hinduism, Ancient Religions, Will Smith What Will Smith movie was loosely based on a Hindu philosophical work .

    Any book that stars a god of death is going to have mortality as a theme. Nation is no different. All of Terry Pratchett's books have Death in them. Usually he's a giant skeleton wearing a black robe, carrying a scythe, and TALKING LIKE THIS. Mau's god of death, Locaha, is a little different. At least, we think he is. Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or way of life, widely practiced in the Indian subcontinent and parts of Southeast sm has been called the oldest religion in the world, and some practitioners and scholars refer to it as Sanātana Dharma, "the eternal tradition", or the "eternal way", beyond human history. Scholars regard Hinduism as a fusion or synthesis .


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This book, part of the World Religions series, is written for students of comparative religion and the general reader. After a brief introduction, each book in the series addresses the same issues, and concludes with a list of recommended further reading.

About Themes and Issues in Hinduism. This book, part of the World Religions series, is written for students of comparative religion and the general reader. After a brief introduction, each book in the series addresses the same issues, and concludes with a list of recommended further reading.

The themes and issues explored in this text cover moral decision-making, worship, myth and history, the role of women, attitudes to nature, sacred writings, beliefs about human nature, rites of passage, sacred place and the depiction of the divine.

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Bowen, Paul; Subject. Hinduism; Series. Hindu views of homosexuality and, in general, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) issues, are diverse and different Hindu groups have distinct views.

Although some Hindu dharmic texts contain injunctions against homosexuality, a number of Hindu mythic stories have portrayed homosexual experience as natural and joyful, and there are several Hindu temples which have.

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Sita follows Rama into exile out of her love for him, and she refuses Ravana. Overall this book is a true eye opener to the issues that are still intertwined in Indian culture today and shows that something needs to change.

References and Further Recommended Reading. Roy, Arundhati () The God of Small things. Toronto: Penguin Random House. Rodrigues, Hillary () Hinduism-The E-Book: An Online Introduction. I am tagging this article for the time being, to see if these issues are going to be addressed.

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Chakrabarti outlines the broad spectrum of Indian classical schools and teachings using a non-technical language and a style accessible to non-scholars.5/5(1). The book contains pages and is divided in 57 small easy-to-read chapters, containing authentic information about all the important aspects of Hindu religion, culture, and philosophy.

It is designed to entice the young reader; in particular, the youthful Hindu. LGBT Themes in Stories and Theology. When Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami spoke at the Permian Basin Interfaith Panel about Homosexuality and Hinduism, he said: “Hinduism doesn’t have a structure where it can come up with one view.

It doesn’t have a singular authority that says this is our way of looking at homosexuality. A common thesis associated with Hinduism is the view that events in a person’s life are determined by karma. The term literally means “action,” but in this context it denotes the moral, psychological spiritual and physical causal consequences of morally significant past choices.

If it were the case that a belief in karma is common to all. Religion today: Themes and issues as described in the Book of Genesis. The continued influence of Creationism (a literal belief in the biblical account of the Creation and rejection of the theory of evolution) in the USA is an example of the extent to which the theological perspective can still have an impact on society, knowledge and.Her hypnotherapist, Morey Bernstein, wrote a best-selling book on the case, The Search for Bridey Murphy, which was the basis for a film of the same title, launched a reincarnation debate in America and led to the formation of the Association for Past-Life Research and Therapies (now the International Association for Regression Research.

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