Encyclopaedia of the Hindu World, 3 Vols

By: Ganga Ram Garg (Ed.)

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The number of paths to the One Infinite is necessarily infinite, according to Hinduism, it is this recognition of many paths, each valid in itself, that gives to Hinduism its immense variety. Hinduism is thus like a huge river with an innumerable tributaries. It Contains within it the influence of many cultures. The culture of the Aryans, Dravidian and the tribal peoples, the culture of the later invaders, the influence of Buddhism, Jainism , etc. (to which Hinduism gave birth ) and of Islam and Christianity (which came from outside) can be traced at various stages of the evolution of Hindu thought. The Hindu scheme of life thus leaves a man free to think for himself while providing him with a background in the form of a long tradition halling from the Vedic times. Many people would prefer to be guided by a flexible schemes of life which Hinduism represents, than by a seat of rigid, unalterable dogmas which lose their importance with the passing of time, Moreover, Hinduism is a Continuous process and is still in the making Printed Pages: 941.

Title: Encyclopaedia of the Hindu World, 3 Vols

Author Name: Ganga Ram Garg (Ed.)

Categories: India, Hinduism,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 1991

ISBN: 8170223733

ISBN 13: 9788170223733

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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