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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
255 words

(Skt., ‘knowledge’). ...

The body of sacred knowledge held to be the basis of true belief and practice among Hindus. Through

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A Dictionary of Buddhism

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
224 words

A collection of religious literature in Sanskrit dating from approximately 1200 bce and forming the foundation of the orthodox scriptures ...

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion
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576 words

At its narrowest and most material, the term, both singular and plural, refers to a body of Sanskrit (Old Indo-Āryan ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
the most ancient Hindu scriptures, written in early Sanskrit and containing hymns, philosophy, and guidance on ritual for the priests of Vedic religion. Believed to have been directly ... More

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