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The Blackwell Companion to Hinduism

by Gavin Flood(ed.)
The Blackwell Companion to Hinduism by Gavin Flood
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An ideal resource for courses on Hinduism or world religions, this accessible volume spans the entire field of Hindu studies. It provides a forum for the best scholars in the world to make their views and research available to a wider audience.

  • Comprehensively covers the textual traditions of Hinduism
  • Features four coherent sections covering theoretical issues, textual traditions, science and philosophy, and Hindu society and politics
  • Reflects the trend away from essentialist understandings of Hinduism towards tradition and regional-specific studies
  • Includes material on Hindu folk religions and stresses the importance of region in analyzing Hinduism
  • Ideal for use on university courses.
Wiley; April 2008
616 pages; ISBN 9780470998687
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Title: The Blackwell Companion to Hinduism
Author: Gavin Flood
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