Table of contents for A survey of Hinduism / Klaus K. Klostermaier.

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CONTENTS
Preface to the Third Edition
Note on Pronunciation
Maps
List of Figures
List of Photographs
Introduction
PART I: HINDUISM: HISTORY AND WORLD-VIEW 
 1.	The Beginnings of Hinduism 
 2.	Hindu dharma: Orthodoxy and Heresy in Hinduism
 3. The Veda: Revelation and Scripture in Hinduism
 4.	Itihasa and Purana: The Heart of Hinduism
 5.	The Bhagavadgita_
 6.	The World of the Hindu
 7.	The Many Gods and the One God of Hinduism
PART II: TRIMARGA: THE THREE HINDU PATHS TO LIBERATION
8.	The Path of Works: Karmamarga
 
 9.	Purity and Merit: The Twin Concerns of Karmamarga
 10.	The Hindu Sacraments: The Samskaras
 11.	The Path of Knowledge: Jnanamarga
 12.	Atman and Brahman: Self and all
 13.	Karma, Vidya, Moksa: Liberation from Rebirth
 14.	The Path of Loving Devotion: Bhaktimarga
 15.	Lord Visnu and His Devotees
 16.	Siva: The Grace and the Terror of God
 17.	Devi: The Divine Mother
 18.	Mudalvan, Murugan, Mal: The Great Gods of the Tamils
PART III: THE STRUCTURAL SUPPORTS OF HINDUISM
 19.	The Divine Presence in Space and Time: Murti, Tirtha, Kala
 20.	The Hindu Social Order: Caturvarnasramadharma
 21.	Samnyasa: The Highest Hindu Ideal
 22.	Stridharma: The Position of Women in Hinduism
 23.	Hindu Structures of Thought: The Saddarsanas
 24.	Hindu Logic and Physics: Nyaya-Vaisesika
 25.	Hindu Psychology and Metaphysics: Samkhya-Yoga
 26.	Hindu Theology, Old and New: Purva Mimamsa and Vedanta
PART IV: HINDUISM ENCOUNTERING THE ¿OTHER¿
 27. Hinduism and Buddhism 
 28. Hinduism and Christianity in India
 29. Hinduism and Islam
 30. Hindu Reformers
 31. Mahatma Gandhi
 32. Hindutva: Political Hinduism and Hinduism as World Religion
PART V: MISCELLANY
 33. India and the West
 34. Hindu Science
 35. Hinduism and Ecology
 36. Hindu Measures of Time
 37. Chronology
Notes to all chapters
Glossary
Abbreviations used
Bibliography
Index [not included]
 
 
 
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Hinduism.