Author: Christopher Augustus Bixel Tirkey
ISBN/UPC (if available): 81-7214-452-0
Religion seems to mean so many different things to people in different parts of the world. In fact, religion is a persistent and pervasive feature of the continuing history of mankind. To some, it is a superstitious barrier of man's progress. To other it is his most constructive activity providing an ultimate meaning to the projects of his culture.
What is beyond controversy, is the importance of appreciating the force of religion as a maj0or influence in the life of man.
This book provides an introduction to the scholarly study of some the religious traditions involved in human history., The author has tried his level best to seek and to provide some description of the rituals, myths, symbolic devices, belief systems, religious practices, and social organizations of Indian religions particularly.