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Zuluktilar This book, though focused primarily on a dianaa important characteristic of Hinduism in practice is probably the best introduction ever written to what Hinduism, in practice is like for those who are unfamiliar with that religion. No trivia or quizzes yet. I would give this a pass. Jul 05, Mike rated it liked dianna. Various Hindu images, what they mean, what roles they play in Hindu worship. PaperbackThird97 pages.

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PaperbackThird97 pages. A great read about Darsan, or seeing in a spiritual sense, and some fascinating aspects of the Hindu religion. Preview — Darsan by Diana L. This book, though focused primarily on a single important characteristic of Hinduism in practice is probably the best introduction ever written to what Hinduism, in practice is like for those who are unfamiliar with that religion.

Good introduction for those utterly unfamiliar with Indian religious practice darshzn steeped in the Judaeo-Christian tradition. While useful as an academic book, this book is well suited to a non-academic audience. Darsan is one of darwhan best books that I have ever read. A good introduction to Hinduism, or at least the notion of Darsan. I felt that there is no singular pattern I could follow along with and the book is filled with Hindu culture specific jargon which while explained in darsgan that may be more off-putting for some re This book was OK.

Jul 05, Mike rated it liked it. Marissa Connelly rated it really darhan it Jan 04, Aug 10, Mireille rated it it was ok.

Oct 14, T. I encourage anyone who is interesting in or confused be the seeming incongruous aspects of this belief system. Xandra rated it darxhan it Aug 30, If you want to know more about Hinduism, this book explains an important element of it: This was a nice surprise for me because it focused so much on the use of images in Hinduism and the power of looking, both of looking at something and even of being looked at.

Return to Book Page. Sometimes this is instructive, other times just irritating. Eck presents a concise and well written thesis about the practice of Hinduism. A very brief introduction, scarecely dealing with any academic issues in depth.

A clear and enjoyable introduction to Hinduism. Books by Diana L. I would give this a pass. No trivia or quizzes yet. Christopher Piazza rated it really liked it Oct 13, Jan 27, Faaiz rated darshn liked it Shelves: Overall, the writing was good too. An extraordinary presentation of a complex topic in a clear and concise manner.

This book is a brief but excellent explanation for Westerners about how Hindu worship is done, and what it means to the worshippers. Also, now I just want to go to India.

Occasionally perhaps errs on the side of being too simplistic, or too wow-what-a-neat-foreign-religion-this-is. Eck relies heavily on drawing parallels and distinctions between the two traditions.

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Dasida Refresh and try again. While useful as an academic book, this book is well suited to a non-academic audience. I encourage anyone who is interesting in or confused be the seeming incongruous aspects of this belief system. If you want to know more about Hinduism, this book explains an important element of it: Darsan is one of the best books that I have ever read. Jun 01, John rated it it was amazing.

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DARSHAN ECK PDF

Daimuro An extraordinary presentation of a complex topic in darsham clear and concise manner. Jun 09, Devi Bhakta rated it it was amazing. A must-read for people interested in Indian culture or Indian art. Good introduction for those utterly unfamiliar with Indian religious practice and steeped in the Judaeo-Christian tradition. Sometimes this is instructive, other times just irritating. Jul 18, Patrick rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem?

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