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Gavin D. Flood

Full Name: Gavin D. Flood
Number of Works: 6
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ISBN: 0521438780, 9780521438780
Keywords: hinduism, introduction
Pages: 359
Published: 1996
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0631215352, 9780631215356
Keywords: hinduism, companion, blackwell
Pages: 599
Published: 2003
  • Rating: 100%

This volume presents the most recent scholarly thinking about Hinduism in an accessible way. It provides a forum for the best scholars in the world to make their views and research available to a wider audience.While comprehensively covering the textual traditions of Hinduism, the volume also includes material on Hindu folk religions and stresses the importance of region in analyzing Hinduism. In doing so, it reflects the current move away from essentialist understandings of Hinduism and towards traditionally and regionally specific studies.The Companion as a whole spans the entire field of Hi
ISBN: 0748604707, 9780748604708
Keywords: vol, cosmos, worlds, invisible, mapping
Pages: 144
Published: 1994

In this work the representations of "invisible worlds" from a wide range of cultures and religious traditions, and from different academic perspectives are explored. The question of why such maps are needed by humans is explored in detail in this study.
ISBN: 8483230321, 9788483230329
Keywords: hinduismo
Pages: 344
Published: 2002

Partiendo de las pregunta 'Qué es el hinduismo?' el Dr. Flood sigue las huellas del desarrollo de las tradiciones hindúes desde sus primeros momentos, pasando por el estudio de las divinidades principales, hasta desembocar en la materialización de la religión en el mundo actual. Estudia el hinduismo a la par como religión mundial y como forma de nacionalismo, prestando especial atención a las tradiciones tántricas más influyentes, al ritual hindú y a las influencias dravídicas de la India meridional. Asimismo, el autor introduce grandes temas a la propia naturaleza del hinduismo. Se