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A Dictionary of Hinduism

W. J. Johnson

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  • Almost 2,800 clear, concise, and authoritative entries
  • The most wide-ranging dictionary of its kind: includes practices, festivals, beliefs, gods, sacred sites, languages, and religious texts
  • Biographical entries for key thinkers, teachers, and scholars
  • Entries cover a period of 3,500 years - from the religion's origin to Hinduism in the 21st century
  • Detailed appendices include maps, a chronology, a pronunciation guide, principal sources and further reading, and useful websites