|Series||Jordan lectures in comparative religion -- 1.|
|LC Classifications||BL2001.2 .R4 1968|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 139 p.|
|Number of Pages||139|
|LC Control Number||68-16660|
About Religions of Ancient India. This book is based on the inaugural Jordan Lecture Comparative Religion in and offers a survey of religious movements in India, past and present. Renou discusses the Veda, its rise and fall, and the state of studies of Vedic ritual, liturgy, mythology. This volume explores the religions of ancient India, including rituals practiced and deities worshipped, to provide students with an understanding of the beliefs of the peoples of ancient India. With engaging text, rich and colorful illustrations, and an enhanced e-book option, this title is a valuable resource for reports. About the Book. M. Louis Renou, Professor of Sanskrit and Indian Literature at the Sorbonne, is one the most distinguished of modern Indianist. This book is based on a series of l. Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi. Book Number: Book Title: Religions of ancient India Book Author: Renou, Louis Book Language: English.
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