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Hinduism

A Comprehensive Guide to the Hindu Religion, Hindu Gods, Hindu Beliefs, Hindu Rituals, and Hinduism History
Narrated by: Dryw McArthur
Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
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Explore the Hindu religion with its fascinating rituals and history!

This audiobook has eye-opening information about Hinduism that will help you to understand the religion, gods, beliefs, and rituals and how the religion has have evolved over time.

Does Hinduism really have many gods? Why do Hindus worship the cow? How about the dot.... Why do they wear it near the middle of their forehead? Why are they forbidden to eat meat? These are just a few of the countless questions many people ask or wonder about Hinduism, and whether you are a Hindu or not, there must be questions you are desiring to have answered in regards to the Hindu culture, practices, religion, or even history.

Hinduism is special and has a lot of material, perhaps because it is the oldest known religion in the world. It therefore provides a lot to learn, and you do not want to miss out on anything in our journey through Hinduism including the gods, culture, structure of society, beliefs, and so on.

Did you know that the supreme spirit in Hinduism is believed to be both male and female? Well, you will discover more than you ever imagined exists in Hinduism, and by the end of this audiobook, you’ll know a lot about a religion that has over one billion followers worldwide.

This audiobook will cover these topics and more:  

  • A comprehensive background and history of Hinduism
  • The Hindu gods and goddesses
  • The lesser divinities
  • The main tenets of Hinduism
  • The Hindu rites of passage
  • The common questions asked about Hinduism
  • A comparison between Buddhism and Hinduism
  • And more!

Listen to the audiobook now and learn more about Hinduism!

©2017 Cassie Coleman (P)2017 Cassie Coleman

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It's the basics

Great reference and broad education of the practice, history, and dieities of the Hindu beliefs. Too be expected in a 2.5 hour audio book a quick and basic understanding too the point and a quick learn.

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informative

this book gave me just what I needed gave me basic information on Hinduism and I have great interest and the Hindu gods and goddesses although I would have liked to have heard more about more of the gods and goddesses this was a very good overview and introduction I also enjoyed the explanation of the differences between Hinduism and Buddhism

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Enlightening

This book analyzed many interesting aspects of Hinduism which I find very fascinating. This book is well written and entertaining. I recommend it.

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easy to understand and believe

This book includes the history of Hinduism as well as explaining what it all means and why some of the practices and beliefs survive, and it does so in n educational, interesting and often entertaining way. Whether you are faithful or not, I would definitely recommend this wonderful book!

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A Wonderfully written history

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This book is ideal for those who don't know much about the Hindu belief or India in overall. The writer covers the Comprehensive history of India from its ancients to modern day and its alliance into the western world. The thoughts of the Hindu religion are explained in very easy to understand manner.

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One of the best

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In this book, I explored numerous beliefs held by this diverse group of people.i looked at some of the legends of the divine “angels” which serve Brahman. Also, you will delve into some of the rituals which are common within Hinduism.

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I found this book very didactic

Wonderful, very concise-"tops"-especially if you follow a Vaishnava path.If you have trouble understanding the translations of Hindu religious and philosophical works on Vaisnava perspective, this is a good choice. For devotees of Krishna or Vishnu, this is also a very satisfying book.

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Instructive

For those interested in Hinduism this is a very informative book. It details the hierarchy of the Hindu Deities and allows the listener to understand the reason for the Gods names etc.

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Great resource!

What you learn from this book on Vedic Culture is absolutely amazing! It is well written and I haven't even finished the book, but the information is just so interesting, captivating, engaging. A really great purchase and I am very pleased.

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new converts to Hinduism

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This is surely a must-listen for new followers! This book is so full that will definitely leave you amazed at how the one of the best religion was founded and established. It is even more
Interesting to discover that Hinduism has many different customs and beliefs that are based on their strong foundation.

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  • Tilly ghost
  • 02-13-18

Painful to listen too

This book may be an adequate guide to Hinduism however I was unable to finish it due to the narrators inability to pronounce many of the key words including some of the gods, places in India and key words such as Sadhus. For me, his slowing down and struggling over multiple words really affected the flow and after an hour of trying had to abandon this book. V poor show audible.

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  • pm
  • 08-29-18

The narrator ruined this book!!

im sure the book has great content, but whoever this narrator is needs to be locked up for ruining it with his ultra English pronunciation of Sanskrit words. it must be pronounced as it ought to be not bastardise it. Returning this book and going to buy the real thing so I can read it myself.

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  • Fable
  • 02-01-18

Incredible book

Incredible book. I can't stop listening. If you're engaged in Hinduism and feel it could be your spiritual home, I highly suggest this book!

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  • Harry Alonzo 
  • 02-01-18

great piece

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Overall, it is an excellent book for anyone wanting to know more about Hinduism. And for anyone doing research, I would say that it is a great resource. Read it for yourself and experience how good this book is, experience a part of Indian culture through the well-written word.

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  • Zak
  • 02-01-18

This is a well-researched book

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This is a well-researched book that the author has written with much passion. The author writes in a clear easy to read style. However, there are too many ideas and facts in this book for me to give an adequate review. I feel that this is a worthwhile book because Hinduism is a major religion that most of us know little about.

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  • Benjamin Filip
  • 02-01-18

Excellent.

Like learning about Hinduism. Simple explanations and gives a lot of detail though. It delves into how Hinduism was brought to the West, and how Hinduism views other religions. The historical and cultural connections to Zoroastrianism were fascinating.

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  •  Nikolai
  • 02-01-18

Deep analysis!!!

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This is a wonderful aperitif for people who are interested in Hinduism but have zero knowledge of Indian culture and history Religion, Hindu Gods, Hindu Beliefs Just enough to get you wanting more.

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  • Henry
  • 01-31-18

This book contains detailed information

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many scholars and practitioners believe that Hinduism is not a religion at all – it is a way of life, as Hinduism explains the purpose of human life, what you should and shouldn’t do, how you should behave with others, and how you should carry out your duties and responsibilities.Hinduism believes that God is within us, and everywhere in the universe.

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  • Joseph
  • 01-31-18

Hinduism

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This book will allow us not only to gain greater insight into Hinduism but see the common threads of philosophy found in many of the great religions of the world.It is also Guide to the Hindu Religion, Hindu Gods, Hindu Beliefs, Hindu Rituals, and Hinduism History

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  • Milton
  • 01-31-18

Overall great book!!!

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if you are not Hindu and have no interest in being a Hindu, you can still take it upon yourself to learn about the faith and understand why it is important to so many people around the world. Great book

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  • Alexander
  • 04-21-18

Impressive!

Clear, concise, relevant, and yet still very detailed and comprehensive! The book includes only the most relevant and interesting facts and is both entertaining and informative! Highly recommended.