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Published: 20 October 2020

512 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198733508

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The Oxford History of Hinduism

Hindu Practice

Edited by Gavin Flood

The Oxford History of Hinduism

  • An authoritative collection on the history of Hindu religious practices
  • Considers traditions of asceticism, yoga, and devotion, including dance and music, developed in Hinduism over long periods of time
  • Introduces the broad history paying particular attention to what we might call the medieval period (post-Gupta) through to modernity when traditions had significantly developed in relation to each other
  • Examines Hindu institutions of renunciation and popular practices such as pilgrimage and religious festivals

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