Anthropology of Violence and Conflict (European Association

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Spiritual India: a guide to Jainism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism Abstract: This program provides an overview of four of India's prominent religions: Jainism, Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism. If the various meanings of the word are obscure in English, their translation into most other languages is even more problematic. Explores the meaning and legends behind works of immense beauty, ranging from acrylic dot paintings of the Central Desert to cross hatched bark paintings and burial poles from Northern Australia. 30 min.

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Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (April 7, 2001)

ISBN: 0415229065

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