Everyday Hinduism (lived Religions)

Everyday Hinduism (lived Religions)
by Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger / / / PDF


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This innovative introductory textbook explores the central practices and beliefs of Hinduism through contemporary, everyday practice. -Introduces and contextualizes the rituals, festivals and everyday lived experiences of Hinduism in text and images -Includes data from the authors own extensive ethnographic fieldwork in central India (Chhattisgarh), the Deccan Plateau (Hyderabad), and South India (Tirupati) -Features coverage of Hindu diasporas, including a study of the Hindu community in Atlanta, Georgia -Each chapter includes case study examples of specific topics related to the practice of Hinduism framed by introductory and contextual material

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