Gandhi: Selected Writings

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The main Deity in both countries is Hanuman, because of the conquering role he played in the Ramayana and His popularity in the Bhojpuri Belt, whence came most of the original Hindu immigrants. As Mrs Gandhi did not speak much English, she did not take part in our deliberations. De heterogena sramana-rörelserna förespråkade egendomslöshet och meditation, och kritiserade bland annat de vediska djuroffren. The system of religious thought propounded in the Vedas and the Epics and especially in the Bhagavad-Gita (a part of the Mahabharata) survived the Buddhist impact which led to a renunciation of much ritual and metaphysics on the part of a sizable proportion of the population.

Pages: 272

Publisher: Dover Publications (February 18, 2005)

ISBN: 0486437663

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