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Growing Up in Hinduism By Jacqueline Suthren Hirst

Growing Up in Hinduism
by Jacqueline Suthren Hirst

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Part of a series which explores different faiths through the eyes of children who are growing up in a religious family. Each book covers the major features of the religion and while writing these books, the authors interviewed adults and children from each faith.
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Growing Up in Hinduism by Jacqueline Suthren Hirst

This book is part of a series exploring different faiths through the eyes of children who are growing up in a religious family. Providing 11-14 year-olds with an accessible introduction, they are organized into sections which cover the major features of the religion, including rites of passage, the religious year, festivals, scriptures and other sacred writings, pilgrimage, nurture through religious education and the community and worship.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 Worship: learning the patterns of Hinduism; recognising forms of God; how can gods be seen?; stories of gods; prayers and stories; chants and songs; worshipping at home; temple activities. Part 2 Times and seasons: a festival feeling; when to celebrate; favourite festivals; Ramnavami; Krishnajanmashtami; Rakshabandhan; Navratri, Durgapuja and Dassehra; a common theme; festival designs; Divali; Annakuth; Bhaibij; starting to choose; Mahashivratri; playing Holi. Part 3 Rites and relationships: relationships; rites; what is caste?; getting married; the wedding; a child is born; what happens when we die?; special journeys.

Additional information

GOR003591235
Growing Up in Hinduism by Jacqueline Suthren Hirst
Jacqueline Suthren Hirst
Growing Up
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
1991-01-28
64
0582002850
9780582002852
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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