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Why do Hindus revere the cow?Must Hindus be vegetarian?Hinduism is the worlds oldest religion yet the word Hindu was never used before the 18th century by Hindus to describe themselves it is defined as polytheistic but Gandhi declared that a Hindu neednt believe in any god it is a religion as much of myth as of history it has no founder no single authoritative book even few central doctrines Introducing Hinduism offers a guide to the key philosophical literary mythological and cultural traditions of the extraordinarily diverse faith It untangles the complexities of Hinduisms gods and goddesses its caste system and its views on sex everyday life and asceticismVinay Lal and Borin Van Loons hugely enjoyable tour through Hinduism also explores its links with and differences from Buddhism Jainism and other religions the resurgence of Hindu extremism the phenomenon of Bollywood and the overseas Hindu diasporaWhy do Hindus revere the cow?Must Hindus be vegetarian?Hinduism is the worlds oldest religion yet the word Hindu was never used before the 18th century by Hindus to describe themselves it is defined as polytheistic but Gandhi declared that a Hindu neednt believe in any god it is a religion as much of myth as of history it has no founder no single authoritative book even few central doctrines Introducing Hinduism offers a guide to the key philosophical literary mythological and cultural traditions of the extraordinarily diverse faith It untangles the complexities of Hinduisms gods and goddesses its caste system and its views on sex everyday life and asceticismVinay Lal and Borin Van Loons hugely enjoyable tour through Hinduism also explores its links with and differences from Buddhism Jainism and other religions the resurgence of Hindu extremism the phenomenon of Bollywood and the overseas Hindu diasporaWhy do Hindus revere the cow?Must Hindus be vegetarian?Hinduism is the worlds oldest religion yet the word Hindu was never used before the 18th century by Hindus to describe themselves it is defined as polytheistic but Gandhi declared that a Hindu neednt believe in any god it is a religion as much of myth as of history it has no founder no single authoritative book even few central doctrines Introducing Hinduism offers a guide to the key philosophical literary mythological and cultural traditions of the extraordinarily diverse faith It untangles the complexities of Hinduisms gods and goddesses its caste system and its views on sex everyday life and asceticismVinay Lal and Borin Van Loons hugely enjoyable tour through Hinduism also explores its links with and differences from Buddhism Jainism and other religions the resurgence of Hindu extremism the phenomenon of Bollywood and the overseas Hindu diaspora