This highly-illlustrated textbook builds on the strengths of the current edition but now meets the demands of all GCSE Specifications on this topic. Through the comprehensive text, tasks, review activities and exam-style questions, students will have a thorough understanding of the issues surrounding this topic. This comprehensive book provides students with all the information they need on this subject.
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Table of Contents
UNIT ONE Hinduism as a Way of Life Dharma Varnashramadharma Varna The Ashrama Rites of Passage UNIT TWO The Nature of God One God: many forms The sacred symbols What is the Hindu trimurti? The goddess Popular deities UNIT THREE Worship Puja Puja in the home Other forms of worship Yoga The mandir: Hindu temples and shrines in India Worship in Hindu temples Hindu temples in Britain UNIT FOUR Festivals Ratha-yatra Holi Raksha Bandan Navaratri, Durga Puja and Dusserah Divali UNIT FIVE Sacred Writings The Vedas Upanishads Mahabharata and Ramayana The Bhagavad Gita Ramayana Puranas UNIT SIX The Sacredness of Life Issues of life and death Suicide and euthanasia Abortion Respect for the environment Vegetarianism UNIT SEVEN Sacred Places: Hindu Pilgrimage Why do Hindus go on Pilgrimage? Where are the places of pilgrimage? What do Hindus do on pilgrimage? UNIT EIGHT Moral Issues The role of women War and peace Wealth and poverty Key Word Glossary Index
Hinduism by Veronica Voiels
A New Approach
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