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The British Library 2019. Discovering sacred texts: Hinduism. Online video, 2 October. Duration: 9 min.
Discover the diversity and richness of Hinduism, from the ancient oral tradition of the Vedic texts, the colourful stories of the Ramayana and Mahabharata, and the ways in which gods and goddesses are worshipped today.
Books from the Library
Below is a selection of books on Hinduism. Browse the Non Fiction shelves for others at call numbers:
200 -- Religion (including books on world religions, which may have a chapter on Hinduism)
This section contains very comprehensive information about Hinduism: its history and development, sects, basic beliefs, sacred writings, sacred symbols, worship, observances and pilgrimages, everyday living and the influence of Hinduism. It also has a glossary of key terms throughout.
This section contains very comprehensive information on Hinduism and religious life: its history, central doctrines, sacred books and symbols, houses of worship and holy places, holidays and festivals, mode of dress, dietary practices, rites of passage, rituals and other related topics. It also has a glossary of key terms throughout.
Places of Worship. Inside a Hindu Mandir
Inside a Hindu Mandir 2019. ClickView video. Duration: 8 min.
Learn about the ways in which Hindus show their devotion towards deities and how mandirs are designed to accommodate these expressions of faith.