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Year 8: World Religions: Hinduism

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Discovering Sacred Texts. Hinduism

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)

294.5 -- Hinduism

Library eBooks on Hinduism

Accessing eBooks

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Use the Log in via Microsoft option (using your Loreto email address). 

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.

Library eResource - Britannica School

From the Web

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Understanding World Religions. What is Hinduism?

What is Hinduism? 2003. ClickView video. Duration: 23 min.

Learn about the history of the Hindu faith through worship practices, prayer rituals, festivals and dance.