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Galtā Monastery

Monika Horstmann

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2022-02-21

Galtā MonasteryIntroductionGaltā is a religious site lying in a gorge about ten kilometers to the east of the old (walled) city of Jaipur in Rajasthan...

Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand

Veena Howard

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Mohandas Karamchand GandhiIntroductionMohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869–30 January 1948) is internationally known for his leadership in India...


Greg Bailey

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Gaṇeśa Introduction Gaṇeśa, also called Gaṇapati and Vināyaka, is one of the most popular gods in contemporary India and one of the most well ...


Kelly D. Alley, Georgina Drew

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Ganga Introduction The Ganga (or Ganges) River is iconic in Hindu philosophy, myth, and ritual and also in ecological sciences and climate chan...

Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism

Ravi M. Gupta

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism Introduction The Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava tradition, also known as Caitanya Vaiṣṇavism, began in Bengal with Kṛṣṇa Caitanya in the ...

Gender and Sexuality

Anna Pokazanyeva

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Gender and Sexuality Introduction Sexuality is a famously fraught term, constituting some nebulous and temporarily unified intersection of bio...

Geography of Hinduism

Alf Hiltebeitel

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2011-01-27

Geography of Hinduism Introduction The classification of contemporary “world religions” into the two categories of missionary religions (Budd...

German Indology

Joydeep Bagchee

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

German Indology Introduction “Indology” is the generic title of a group of disciplines concerned with the study of India. The terms “Indolog...


Perundevi Srinivasan

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2011-01-27

Goddess Introduction Goddess worship is one of the most important signposts of the cultural landscape of Hinduism. Goddesses are predomin...

Goddess Worship and Bhakti

Elaine Craddock

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Goddess Worship and BhaktiIntroductionThe worship of goddesses has been a vital part of Hinduism for centuries. There are innumerable goddesses whose ...

Gṛhya Rites

Timothy Lubin

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2011-01-27

Gṛhya Rites Introduction The Vedic religion primarily involved veneration of a wide range of divinities by means of formulaic prayers (mantra...


Simon Brodbeck

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Harivaṃśa Introduction The Harivaṃśa collectively designates three books that the Sanskrit Mahābhārata calls khilas (supplements, complements,...

Hindi Theatre

Diana Dimitrova

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Hindi TheatreIntroductionThe prevalent view in Indian literary criticism from the 20th century is that during the 19th century and up to Independence,...

Hindu Philosophy

Shyam Ranganathan

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Hindu PhilosophyIntroductionDespite over two thousand years of philosophical skepticism about the usefulness of definitions in categorizing data (begi...

Hinduism and Buddhism

Greg Bailey

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Hinduism and Buddhism Introduction Buddhism and Hinduism were never discrete religio-cultural systems, even if they are often taken as such. Mo...

Hinduism and Music

Eben Graves

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Hinduism and Music Introduction The breadth of issues and performance practices related to the sphere of music in Hindu traditions is wide ran...

Hinduism in Denmark

Marianne Qvortrup Fibiger

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Hinduism in DenmarkIntroductionHindus in diaspora of Sri Lankan or Indian origin make up the most significant proportion of Hindus in Denmark, numberi...

Hinduism in Pakistan

Jürgen Schaflechner

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Hinduism in PakistanIntroductionThe Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a Muslim-majority country in western South Asia. In addition to Hindus, other non-...

Historical Traditions in Hindu Texts

Adam Bowles

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Historical Traditions in Hindu Texts Introduction “Hinduism has no sense of history,” or so it has been commonly thought in much of the schola...

Holy Persons

David Gordon White

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2011-01-27

Holy Persons Introduction Given the fact that there is no term in Sanskrit or in the modern languages of South Asia that corresponds exactly ...

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