The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism: N-Z by James G Lochtefeld

By James G Lochtefeld

-- From Abhang via Zodiac, those volumes comprise over 2,500 completely cross-referenced entries that truly outline phrases and ideas with regards to the ideals, practices, and background of Hinduism.
-- whole with black-and-white pictures illustrating architectural, biographical, geographical, and mythological entries.
-- Charts and maps supply further information.
-- 16-category indexes direct the reader to comparable terms.

Hinduism is a significantly very important international faith not just as a result of its mythology and philosophy but in addition because of its wealthy cultural traditions. even if via epic narratives of affection and battle via Sanskrit poets, the drama and devotion of Hindu dancers, or the lessons of yoga masters, the unfold of Hinduism has enriched the lives of individuals through the world.

This inclusive, two-volume encyclopedia includes entries at the background, practices, and ideology of Hinduism, in addition to the artwork and structure, drugs, sects and social teams, and geographical facilities of the faith. it's a vital and hugely necessary source for each reference collection.

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