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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...

Goddess

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...

Harivaṃśa

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 Law and Legal Theory

Donald R. Davis

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Hindu Law and Legal TheoryIntroductionThe parameters of what we mean by Hindu law and legal theory are notoriously hard to fix with any precision, bec...

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 ...

Homoeroticism in Hinduism

Ruth Vanita

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Homoeroticism in HinduismIntroductionHomoeroticism is represented in Hindu texts from the epic period (c. 500 bce–200 ce) onward. Same-sex relations a...

Iconography

Chandreyi Basu

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2011-01-27

Iconography Introduction At a basic level, iconography involves description, identification, and classification of artworks as a means of stu...

Indian Medicine

Dominik Wujastyk

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2011-01-27

Indian Medicine Introduction Contemporary India has what anthropologists such as Charles Leslie have termed a “pluralistic medical system” (s...

Indo-European Religions

Alexis Pinchard

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Indo-European ReligionsIntroductionIndo-European religions does not mean the religion of the Indo-Europeans. The notion of Indo-European is essentiall...

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