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Hinduism
A Way of Life and a Mode of Thought
Paper Type: Art Paper (Matt) | Size: 260 x 178mm
All colour; 82 photographs

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This book lays down the basic tenets of Hinduism which have evolved through centuries of belief and practice. It attempts to unravel the mystery that the word poses for many and reflects upon the freedom of choice and action that the Hindu religion provides.


Indra Nath Choudhuri
Indra Nath Choudhuri
Author

Professor Indra Nath Choudhuri has been in academics, administration and cultural diplomacy. He has taught in Delhi University, Uccha Siksha aur Sodh Sansthan, DBHP, Hyderabad and been a visiting professor in Hyderabad Central University; CIEFL, Hyderabad; Jadavpur University, Kolkata; JNU, Delhi and the University of Bucharest. A distinguished cultural administrator of India, he was Secretary, Sahitya Akademi, and was associated with the Ministry of Culture, the Indian High Commission, London and The Nehru Centre, London. Was Member Secretary and Academic Director, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi. A Fellow of Temenos Akademi, UK and Millennium Trust, Kent, UK, his publications include The Genesis of Imagination:Selected Essays on Literature; Theory, Religion and Culture and other books and research papers on literature, poetics, religion, aesthetics and translation studies. His awards include the Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Ministry of HRD Ganga Sharan Singh Award from the President of India in 2007 and the Delhi Hindi Academy Award 2009.

Usha Choudhuri
Usha Choudhuri
Author

Professor Usha Choudhuri (PhD Delhi University, M.A. Sanskrit, Delhi University, Veda Vachaspati, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar) is a distinguished scholar of Sanskrit, especially of the Vedas, religion, philosophy and Indian mythology. She has taught Sanskrit for 43 years in the universities of Delhi, Bucharest and Sofia. Her publications include Indra and Varuna in Indian Mythology; Vedic Mythopoeia: An Approach to Religion, Myth and Poetry and research papers published in different journals. Participated in national and international conferences in India and different parts of the world, the most recent being the Millennium Trust Conference in Kent, UK on ‘The Power of Metaphor’ in 2011. She was awarded the President’s Certificate of Honour for her valuable contribution to Sanskrit and honoured by the Delhi Sanskrit Academy and Maharshi Sandipani Rashtriya Veda Vidya Pratishthan.