Higher Education

Hindu Religious Tradition, 1st Edition

  • Thomas J. Hopkins Franklin and Marshall College
  • ISBN-10: 0822100223  |  ISBN-13: 9780822100225
  • 156 Pages
  • © 1971 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $112.75



This book provides a comprehensive survey of Hindu development from the Indus civilization to the present.

Table of Contents

1. The Aryans and Early Indian Culture. 2. The Creative Power of the Sacrifice. 3. The Upanishads. 4. Challenges and Change. 5. The New Brahmanical Synthesis. 6. The Religion of the Epics and Puranas. 7. Late Puranic Religion: The Full Tradition. 8. The Continuing Tradition. Outline of the Development of Vedic Writings. A Schematic Diagram of the Hindu Religious Tradition.