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Living Religions - Eastern Traditions

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Published by Prentice Hall .
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    Subjects:
  • Comparative religion,
  • Asian And Oriental Religions,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • Textbooks,
  • Religion,
  • General,
  • Religion / General,
  • Eastern - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9292586M
    ISBN 100131829866
    ISBN 109780131829862
    OCLC/WorldCa52643843


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Evocative illustrations enhance this approach; first-person interviews of ordinary people and boxes uncovering the spiritual roots of well-known public figures bring this book to life. Living Religions - Eastern Traditions by Mary Pat Fisher Paperback Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description "Living Religions--Eastern Traditions" is a highly readable and stimulating survey of the major global religions and new religious movements that originated in the East, with particular focus on how people are trying to live by them in today's : Living Religions: Western Traditions is a sympathetic approach to what is living and significant in the world's major religious traditions that have originated in the West as well as in local indigenous religions and new religious movements.

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The Eastern religions are the religions that originated in East, South and Southeast Asia and thus have dissimilarities with Western religions. This includes the East Asian religions (Shintoism, Sindoism, Taoism and Confucianism), Indian religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism) as well as animistic indigenous religions.

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Sāmkhya is a dualist philosophical tradition based on the Samkhyakarika (c. – CE), while the Yoga school was a closely related tradition emphasizing meditation and liberation whose major text is the Yoga sutras (c.

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