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The Hindu family in its urban setting

Aileen D. Ross

The Hindu family in its urban setting

by Aileen D. Ross

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Published by University of Toronto Press in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Family -- India

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [309]-313.

      Statement[by] Aileen D. Ross.
      SeriesCanadian university paperbooks
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ669 .R6 1967
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 325 p.
      Number of Pages325
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5589511M
      LC Control Number67111052
      OCLC/WorldCa4770362

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      Hinduism is not an organized religion and has no single, systematic approach to teaching its value system. Nor do Hindus have a simple set of rules to follow like the Ten Commandments. Local, regional, caste, and community-driven practices influence the interpretation and practice of beliefs throughout the Hindu world. Yet a common thread among all [ ]. A book that will be read and debated now and in the future, Why I Am a Hindu, written in Tharoor's captivating prose, is a profound re-examination of Hinduism, one of the world's oldest and greatest religious traditions/5().


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