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Lewis.; Woodward, Mark. The Indo-Aryan word Sindhu means "river "ocean". 195 a b Lisa Hark, Lisa Hark,.D., Horace DeLisser, MD (7 September 2011). "The Growing Global Interest In Yoga" Monday rchived 7 February 2013 at the Wayback Machine. 289 This bhakti is expressed in a domestic shrine which typically is a dedicated part of the home and includes the images of deities or the gurus the Hindu chooses. 193 The choice is a matter of individual preference, 194 and of regional and family traditions. 2) states that both the Indian and the European thinkers who developed the term Hinduism in the 19th century were influenced by these philosophers. 594 595 The debate on proselytization and religious conversion between Christianity, Islam and Hinduism is more recent, and started in the 19th century. Denise Cush;., eds. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde.

in John F Richards, Kingship and Authority in South Asia, New Delhi: South Asian Studies Inden, Ronald. 200 BCE 300 CE) The "Hindu synthesis" or "Brahmanical synthesis" incorporated Sramanic and Buddhist influences which? 289 Among Vaishnavism sub-traditions such as Swaminarayan, the home shrines can be elaborate with either a room dedicated to it or a dedicated part of the kitchen. A b Bilimoria;., eds.

Past and present, Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press Michell, George (1977 The Hindu Temple: An Introduction to Its Meaning and Forms, University of Chicago Press Misra, Amalendu (2004 Identity and Religion: Foundations of Anti-Islamism in India, sage Monier-Williams, Monier (1974 Brahmanism and Hinduism:. 559 The Hindu Maratha Confederacy rose to power in the 18th century and ended up overthrowing Muslim power in India 560 561 Hinduism underwent profound changes, aided in part by teachers such as Ramanuja, Madhva, and Chaitanya. 211 212 The Yoga school of Hinduism accepted the concept of a "personal god" and left it to the Hindu to define his or her god. The many colors of Hinduism: a thematic-historical introduction. It may include Puja, Aarti, 292 musical Kirtan or singing Bhajan, where devotional verses and hymns are read or poems are sung by a group of devotees. Exploring Alterity in a Globalized World. The primary goal of the worldly Hindu is to produce and raise a son who will make offerings to the ancestors (the shraddha ceremony). A few usages are observed by almost all Hindus: reverence for Brahmans and cows; abstention from meat (especially beef and marriage within the caste (jati in the hope of producing male heirs. (1993 Interpreting Early India, Delhi: Oxford University Press Thompson Platts, John (1884 A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hind, and English,.H. b see Anatta for further discussion on "no-self" doctrine of Buddhism and its disagreements with the Upanishads. 320650 CE globing Warming Late-Classical Hinduism Puranic Hinduism (c. Hinduism's tolerance to variations in belief and its broad range of traditions make it difficult to define as a religion according to traditional Western conceptions.

61 Hinduism was construed as emanating not from a reason of spirit but fantasy and creative imagination, not conceptual but symbolical, not ethical but emotive, not rational or spiritual but of cognitive mysticism. Web 1 According to other scholars such as Kim Knott and Brian Hatcher, Santana Dharma refers to "timeless, eternal set of truths" and this is how Hindus view the origins of their religion. Web 1 20 The four largest denominations of Hinduism are the Vaishnavism, Shaivism, Shaktism and Smartism.