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Author Viswanathan, Ed. (Edakkandiyil), 1944-

Title Am I a Hindu? / Ed Viswanathan.

Publication Info. San Francisco : Halo Books, 1992.

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Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  294.5 VIS    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  294.5 VISWANATHAN    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  294.5 VISWANATHAN    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  294.5 V834A    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  294.5 VISWANATHAN    Assumed Lost
Description xii, 321 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Introduction to hinduism -- Christianity in india -- Birth and development of hinduism -- Indology -- Sruti and smriti literature -- Rig veda -- Dharma sutras -- code of manu -- Panchatantra and artha shastra -- Carvaka -- the hindu materialism -- Brahma sutras and agamas -- Jnana yoga -- Adi Sankara -- The ramayana -- Yoga vasishtha -- The mahabharata -- Bhagavad gita -- Last days of lord krishna -- Puranas and srimad bhagavatam -- Thirukural -- holy bible of saivites -- Classical music -- Hindu dances -- Avatars in detail -- Avatars of lord vishnu -- Ayurveda and jyotisha -- Hindu mathematics -- Bhakti Yoga -- Bhakti schools -- Karma yoga -- Raja yoga -- Samadhi and the koshas -- What is occultism? -- Law of karma and reincarnation -- Science of reincarnation -- AUM -- the word and sound -- Mantras and mantra yoga -- Gayatri mantra -- Transcendental meditation -- What is meditation? -- Brain waves and biofeedback -- Brain electrical impulses and samadhi -- Pranayama -- Kriya yoga and hatha yoga -- Ashtanga yoga and laya yoga -- Easiest form of meditation -- Tantras, chakras and kundalini power -- Sivalinga, uantra and mandala -- Salagrama, kumari pooja, mudra and nyasa -- Kama sutra -- Who is a guru? -- Idol worship -- Gods of hinduism -- Kali and human sacrifice -- Rationality of worship of many gods -- Hindu temple construction -- Mythology -- The cow and hindus -- Status of women in hinduism -- Sati -- the most horrendous act -- Hygiene and aura -- Ashrama dharma and non-violence -- Hindu diet code -- Untouchables -- Truth -- a virtue -- Story of ganges -- Hindu pilgrimages -- Kumbha mela festival -- Benaras -- Holy city of hindus -- Hindu holy festivals -- Hindu rituals -- Hindu marriages -- Mysterious brahman -- "Aham brahmasmin" and other mantras -- "I am god" -- What do you mean by "born again"? -- Sin in hinduism -- Maya -- the original sin -- Creation and annihilation of the universe -- Pralaya -- the hindu armageddon -- Devils and ghosts -- The swastika and hinduism -- Hare krishnas -- Drugs and hinduism -- Elements and sacred plants of hinduism -- Birth of creation as per hinduism -- The hindu search for god -- Day-to-day problems and hinduism -- Does science have answers -- Concluding advise.
Subject Hinduism.
ISBN 1879904063 soft $13.95
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