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Summary: "This new translation of The Upanishads is at once delightfully simple and rigorously learned, providing today's readers with an accurate, accessible rendering of the core work of ancient Indian philosophy. The Upanishads are often considered the most important literature from ancient India. Yet many academic translators fail to capture the work's philosophical and spiritual subtlety, while...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, a member of Penguin Group (USA) 2015

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Ejaz, Khadija

Summary: "Cameron Parker made a new friend. His name is Arjun Gupta, and he is a Hindu of Indian descent. Cameron spent a lot of time with Arjun's family and learned a lot about their faith, which the Hindus call sanatana dharma, or the eternal religion. Arjun's grandmother told Cameron the story behind her grandson's name and about a pilgrimage she went on as a little girl. Arjun's sisters told Cameron...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Purple Toad Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 294.5 EJA

Cooper, Alison

Summary: Explores the basic facts of the Hindu faith including its origins, celebrations, the role of its leaders, and manner of worship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Central 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 294.5 COO

Gagne, Tammy

Summary: "The world's creator, Brahma; the warrior-goddess Durga; and the snake-like nagas are important subjects of Indian mythology. Indian Gods, Heroes, and Mythology explores the gods, heroes, creatures, and stories of Indian mythology, in addition to examining their influence today." -- From publisher's website.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 294.51 GAG

Rushdie, Salman.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1991

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 GRA

Katz, Vernon.

Summary: The Upanishads are often considered the most important literature from ancient India. Yet many academic translators fail to capture the work's philosophical and spiritual subtlety, while others convey its poetry at the cost of literal meaning. This new translation by Vernon Katz and Thomas Egenes fills the need for an Upanishads that is clear, simple, and insightful-yet remains faithful to the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2015

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 294.5 KAT

Summary: What, exactly, is religion? Why does one religious tradition often differ so markedly from another? Why--despite their common source--are the Abrahamic faiths of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam so different? What kinds of factors separate the beliefs of a Hindu or Buddhist from the 'people of the book' and from other sects of Hindus or Buddhists? Religion affects everyone's life, whether...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2008

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Hardy, Grant

Summary: "[This series] is an epic, comprehensive survey of the East's most influential philosphers and thinkers. In 36 lectures, [the student will be introduced to] the men and women responsible for molding Asian philosophy and for giving birth to a wide variety of spiritual and ideological systems, including Hinduism, Daoism, Confucianism, Sufism, and Buddhism."--Www.thegreatcourses.com.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2011

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 109 GRE
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Rushdie, Salman.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2006

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Ratnakar, Pramesh.

Summary: Hinduism and its culture in Indian society.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lustre Press 1996

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 294.5 RAT

Johnsen, Linda

Summary: Covering the long history of how the Hindu religion has developed from its fragmented origins, this is a comprehensive guide to Hindu religion and culture, from karma and reincarnation to dietary habits and the caste system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alpha Books 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 294.5 Johnsen 2009

Muesse, Mark W. (Mark William)

Summary: Provides an overview of Hinduism and discusses why Hinduism is perhaps the most diverse religion of all. Covers topics such as arranged marriages and the caste system, the Indus Valley Civilization, the sacred writings in the Vedas, the Bhagavad-gita, and the Upanishads, ritual purity rites, the Aryan language of Sanskrit, and Hinduism's rejection of the notion that there is but one path to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.5 GRE

Summary: Set during Gandhi's rise to power, Chuyia, an Indian girl that is married and widowed at eight years old, is sent away to a home where Hindu widows must live in penitence. Her feisty presence affects the other residents, forcing each to confront their faith and society's prejudices.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAT

Summary: A documentary examining opposing cultural movements in India (tradition vs. modernism), contrasting the experiences and attitudes of contestants in the Miss India beauty contest with those of participants at a Hindu fundamentalist camp for young girls.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2013

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WOR

Gardeski, Christina Mia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN GAR

Muesse, Mark W. (Mark William)

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Summary: Provides an overview of Hinduism and discusses why Hinduism is perhaps the most diverse religion of all. Covers topics such as arranged marriages and the caste system, the Indus Valley Civilization, the sacred writings in the Vedas, the Bhagavad-gita, and the Upanishads, ritual purity rites, the Aryan language of Sanskrit, and Hinduism's rejection of the notion that there is but one path to the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 294.2 MUE

McAfee, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Woodland Pub. 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.5436 MCA

Summary: It is not a religion in itself-rather, Hinduism is more of a family of faiths that focus on God in different ways. Nevertheless, the majority of Hindu traditions share the same colorful festivals, reverence for sacred animals, and scriptural use of Sanskrit. This program sifts through perspectives from four practitioners of the Hindu faith who discuss both unified and divergent ways in which...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Smith, Huston.

Contents: Point of departure -- Hinduism -- Buddhism -- Confucianism -- Taoism -- Islam -- Judaism -- Christianity -- The primal religions -- A final examination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 291 SMI

McIntosh, Kenneth

Summary: Describes women's roles in ten major religions in North America, including Catholicism, Judaism, Mormonism, Hinduism, Wicca and Neopaganism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest Publishers 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 200 MCI

Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: An illustrated introduction to comparative religion, discussing Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1996

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 291 OSB

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: An illustrated introduction to comparative religion, discussing Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1996

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Bowker, John

Summary: The distinctive identities of different faiths are explored in World Religions by studying the main principles and thinking of each religion. The book's reproduction allows the symbolism and meaning in religious imagery and iconography to be revealed in great detail.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 200 Bowker 2006