Hinduism, one of the oldest religion on the earth, is outcome of a continuous process of interaction of time-tested rituals, varied philosophical schools, in-depth researched scriptures and renowned mythologies. It is more a way of life harmonizing the micro a way of life harmonizing the micro & macro cosom, Purush & Prakriti, Brahma & Jiva.
This book, in quiz form, gives a bird's eye view of all the basic fundamentals of Hindu religion i.e. philosophy, sculpture, temple architecture, plastic art forms and rituals. The chapter on Homas Yajnas & Fire rituals is a classic example of Vedic ritualistic heritage. It will definitely create an interest for a detailed exposition on various facets of the religion for scholars as well as any modern day Hindu.
A mini Encyclopaedia of Hinduism.
Pankaj Dixit A civil servant by profession, working as Deputy Director in Ministry of Defence, Pankaj Dixit has a throughout first class academic career. He is an ardent and motivated scholar with specialized interests in Vedic rituals and Temple architecture. He has been honoured by Albert Museum, London for a study on South Indian Temple Architecture.
An alumnus of Lal Bahadur Shastri Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, New Delhi, he has learnt Vedas traditionally in Guru-shishya parampara. His articles on Hinduism, Vedas and Temple Architecture keep appearing in National dailies. He has several books on Hinduism related topics to his credit.
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