Be Initiated into a New Way of Life.
Following on from the 'Thorsons First Directions' series, this new series provides a more in-depth, sophisticated introduction.
This comprehensive introductory guide uniquely unravels the complexities of this major world religion providing a good overview into all its components. It explores the different branches of Hinduism, its historical background, philosophy, cosmology and mythology. It also explains the relevance of Hinduism to the modern western world.
- Sacred texts such as the Vedas, the Upanishads and the Gita
- The Hindu Gods
- The Hindu world-view: rebirth and Karma
- The different strands of Hinduism; Yoga, Vedanta, Bhakti and Tantric
- The role of the guru