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The Sacred Texts of the Hindus - About Hinduism
The world's oldest scriptures and the longest epic poems are among the sacred texts of the Hindus. A brief introduction to the basic scriptures of Hinduism.
http://hinduism.about.com/od/hinduism101/a/scriptures.htm
The Vedas: An Introduction (Origin, Author, Structure)
The Vedas are considered the earliest literary record of Indo-Aryan civilization, and the most sacred books of India. They are the original scriptures of Hindu ...
http://hinduism.about.com/cs/vedasvedanta/a/aa120103a.htm
An Introduction to Hinduism for Beginners - About Hinduism
The Two types of sacred writings comprise the Hindu scriptures: "Shruti" (heard) and "Smriti" (memorized). They were passed on from generation to generation ...
http://hinduism.about.com/od/basics/p/hinduismbasics.htm
Hindu Scriptures & Epics - About Hinduism
3 Subcategories in Hindu Scriptures & Epics ... Read the English text of the principal Upanishads from 'The Sacred Books of the East' translated by various ...
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Sacred Symbols of Hinduism - Image Gallery of Hindu Icons
Endearing images embodying intuitions of the spirit that adorn Hindu art, architecture and iconography. Written by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, and ...
http://hinduism.about.com/od/artculture/ig/Sacred-Symbols-of-Hinduism/
Holy Cows: Hinduism's Blessed Bovines - About Hinduism
Because the cow is respected as a sacred animal, it's allowed to roam ... The Puranas , ancient Hindu scriptures, have it that nothing is more pious than the gift of ...
http://hinduism.about.com/od/vegetarianism/a/holycows.htm
Book Review - Hinduism: Origins - Beliefs - Practices - Holy Texts ...
Hinduism: Origins - Beliefs - Practices - Holy Texts - Sacred Places ... There are quite a few books dealing with Hinduism and Hindu beliefs, but many tend to be ...
http://atheism.about.com/od/bookreviews/fr/Hinduism.htm
Laws of Manu or 'Manava Dharma Shastra' - About Hinduism
500 BC) is a key Hindu text. ... were the 'Grihya-sutras', dealing with domestic ceremonies, and the 'Dharma-sutras', treating of the sacred customs and laws.
http://hinduism.about.com/od/scripturesepics/a/laws_of_manu.htm
Dolphin - Ganges River - Dolphins - Sacred - Hindu - Platanista ...
Learn about the type of dolphin that Hindus consider sacred: the Ganges River ... Miracles in Religious Texts; What is the Sacred Ganges River Dolphin?
http://angels.about.com/od/MiraclesReligiousTexts/f/What-Is-The-Sacred-Ganges-River-Dolphin.htm
Puranas - Friendly Hindu Treatises From Ancient India
Learn about the Puranas, ancient Hindu texts eulogizing various deities of the ... Chandi is read widely by the Hindus on sacred days and Navaratri (Durga Puja)  ...
http://hinduism.about.com/od/scripturesepics/a/Puranas.htm
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