Hinduism can best be understood by studying both its evolution and its everyday practices as the trajectory illustrates its structure. The chapters in the book present a lucid outline of the evolution of Hinduism and extensively describe its current practices. The text is supported by illustration and picture of the key concept and figures. Attention has been paid to bringing out the significance of important festival and pilgrimages, as well as to role of Gods and Goddesses in the Hindu macrocosm.
About the Author
Pramesh Ratnakar teaches English Literature at Deen Dayal Upadhyay College, Delhi University. He spent his early childhood in Benaras, the very heart of Hindu India. The city exists for the author -as much in the mind as in space- His love for the city found expression in two books. Other publication include studies on aspects of Hinduism.