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The Making of Modern Hinduism

by Madhuri L. Sondhi

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Published by Har Anand Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hinduism - General,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13133061M
    ISBN 108124106169
    ISBN 109788124106167
    OCLC/WorldCa56154387

    Challenges in Hinduism The modern era of Hinduism faces a host of various challenges, many of which are restricted to Hinduism, unlike many other religions. These challenges threaten the stability of the religion as a whole, and also create doubt in its many followers around the world.   Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz argues that the SVK serves as a lens through which we can observe the creation of modern 'Hinduism' in the Himalayas, as the text both mirrored and informed key moments in the self-conscious creation of Nepal as the 'world's only Hindu kingdom' in the late medieval and early modern : Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz.

    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. Modern Hinduism’s theology derives mainly from Itihaasas and Puranas and hence bears no connection to the Vedic religion. However, this view downplays several facts inconvenient to its narrative: a) Firstly the two supreme manifestations of the Godhead in “modern” Hinduism - Vishnu or Shiva - .

    Book Description. Most overviews of Hindu belief and practice follow a history from the ancient Vedas to today. Such approaches privilege Brahmanical traditions and create a sense of Hinduism as a homogenous system and culture, and one which is largely unchanging and based solely on sacred texts. Out of the more than billion people in the world today, one in seven is a Hindu. To understand why Hinduism, with its intricate framework of mysticism, is espoused by such a large number of people, it might be helpful to examine the Hindus’ contemplative approach to life through the eyes of .


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The Making of Modern Hinduism by Madhuri L. Sondhi Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chapter 4 focuses on the first two of three key phases in the development of the Svasthānīvratakathā textual-narrative tradition in which select stories culled from the Sanskrit Purāna corpus were woven into the “original” fabric of the Svasthānī narrative.

The beginning of the text’s Purānicization, or transformation from local vrat kathā to authoritative Purāna text, occurred Author: Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz.

The Emergence of Modern Hinduism argues for the importance of regional, vernacular innovation in processes of Hindu modernization. Scholars usually trace the emergence of modern Hinduism to cosmopolitan reform movements, producing accounts that overemphasize the centrality of elite religion and the influence of Western ideas and models.

About the Book. A free open access ebook is available upon publication. Learn more at The Emergence of Modern Hinduism argues for the importance of regional, vernacular innovation in processes of Hindu modernization.

Scholars usually trace the emergence of modern Hinduism to cosmopolitan reform movements, producing accounts that overemphasize the.

Hinduism is the world’s oldest religion, according to many scholars, with roots and customs dating back more than 4, years.

Today, with about million followers, Hinduism is. Hinduism is a concise and readable survey of the history of Hinduism, from its origins in the Indus Valley to its increasing popularity in today's Western world.

Focusing particularly on the modern period, it provides a valuable introduction to contemporary Hindu beliefs and practices and looks at the ways in which this religion is meeting the.

Hinduism in the Modern World presents a new and unprecedented attempt to survey the nature, range, and significance of modern and contemporary Hinduism in South Asia and the global diaspora.

Organized to reflect the direction of recent scholarly research, this volume breaks with earlier texts on this subject by seeking to overcome a misleading dichotomy between an elite, intellectualist. It is an entertaining mix of hip, modern, and traditional information about the world of Hinduism.

The content is divided into six sections: The Nature of Hinduism, Hindu Metaphysics, How Hindus Worship, Spiritual Practices, Family Life and Culture, and Hindu Ethics/5(17).

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Scholars regard Hinduism as a fusion or synthesis of various Indian. Hinduism in the Modern World is a mirror to all these, and more. While the editor and contributors of this volume do not claim that this work is comprehensive, which is almost impossible for any book to be on such a vast field, this book definitely provides a glimpse of the past and an idea of the attitude towards the study of Hinduism to be.

This book provides a much-needed thematic and historical introduction to Hinduism, the religion of the majority of people in India. Flood traces the development of Hindu traditions from ancient origins and the major deities to the modern world/5.

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Hinduism is an Indian religion, or a way of life. Hinduism is widely practiced in South Asia mainly in India and sm is the oldest religion in the world, and Hindus refer to it as Sanātana Dharma, "the eternal tradition," or the "eternal way," beyond human history.

Scholars regard Hinduism as a combination of different Indian cultures and traditions, with diverse roots. The Emergence of Modern Hinduism: Religion on the Margins of Colonialism - Kindle edition by Weiss, Richard S.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Emergence of Modern Hinduism: Religion on the Margins of Colonialism.4/5(1).

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Hinduism has a lot to say about Covid In Gīta Chapter Kṛṣṇa says:– > kālo’smi loka-kṣaya-kṛt pravṛddho, lokān samāhartum iha pravṛttaḥ | I am Time, the mighty force which destroys everything, fully Manifesting Myself, I am here engaged i. Hinduism has been evolving over a period of over years.

But the most prevalent attitude out there seems to be this is how its always been. I want to know if there is any book or source of information out there that sheds light on how hinduism was in several parts of ancient india during.

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Reciting the Goddess is the first book-length study of Nepal's goddess Svasthani and the popular Svasthanivratakatha textual tradition. Drawing on archival and ethnographic research, it examines the making of Hinduism in Nepal, a history that is largely neglected in master narratives of Hinduism on the Indian subcontinent.

Reciting the Goddess presents the first critical study of the Svasthanivratakatha (SVK), a sixteenth-century Hindu narrative textual tradition. The extensive SVK manuscript tradition offers a rare opportunity to observe the making of a specific, distinct Hindu religious tradition.

Book Description: A free open access ebook is available upon publication. Learn more at "a NULL" The Emergence of Modern Hinduism argues for the importance of regional, vernacular innovation in processes of Hindu modernization.

Scholars usually trace the emergence of modern Hinduism to cosmopolitan reform movements, producing accounts that overemphasize the .Hinduism (hin´dōōĬzəm), Western term for the religious beliefs and practices of the vast majority of the people of of the oldest living religions in the world, Hinduism is unique among the world religions in that it had no single founder but grew over a period of 4, years in syncretism with the religious and cultural movements of the Indian subcontinent.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 possibly.