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Hinduism

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = TD

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Brahman Funeral, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1132
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Photograph of a group of men preparing a pyre for a Brahman funeral in the late 19th or early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Hindu Girls School [India], 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1446
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Photograph of a group of girls sitting in a courtyard during a lesson at a Hindu Girls School in India in the early 20th century. All of the girls and their teacher are wearing saris except for one woman who is wearing a Western style dress.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Hindu Priest at His Devotions, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/191
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Photograph of a Hindu priest at his devotions sitting beside a tray of his religious items in the late 19th or early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Jaganath Temple, Ranchi [India] Jaganath Temple, Ranchi [India], 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1459
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Photograph of the Jaganath Temple on a hill in Ranchi, India in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s
Illuminated excerpt of the Mahābhārata scroll [Please click twice to see the full scroll]
Illuminated excerpt of the Mahābhārata scr...

Or Ms 510: Mahābhārata, illustrated manuscript scroll, 1795 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 510
Scope and Contents A monumental epic (or perhaps more correctly a ‘chronicle’) dated as a text to about 400 BCE – 400 CE, the Mahābhārata consists of dramatic narrative and sermonising didactic on ethics and moral law (dharma) as played out in the lives of two groups of dynastic cousins who fought over control of Bhāratavarṣa, present day central north India. It is one of the two major epics of ancient India, the...
Dates: 1795 C.E.

Prayers by the Wayside, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/192
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Photograph of two men praying next to stone carvings of Hindu gods in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Shiva's Bull Carved from Solid Rock, Chamundi Hill, Mysore, [India], 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1440
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Photograph of a large statue of Shiva's Bull carved from solid rock with two men praying beside it at Chamundi Hill, Mysore, [India] in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

[Stupa?], 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1189
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Photograph of a small [stupa?], a mound-like structure containing Buddhist relics and/or ashes of the dead in India in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

دبستان مذاهب Dabistān-i maẕāhib, 1215 A.H., 1800 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 69
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An exposition of the religious creeds and philosophical systems of the East. The author's name does not appear, but the work is probably attributable to Mubād-Shāh, who completed it shortly after 1063 A.H. (1653 C.E.). Comprising fifteen sections with numerous subsections, it gives a fair insight into the beliefs of the Parsis, Hindus, Buddhists, Jews, Christians, Muslims, Muwaḥḥids (unitarians), Philosophers, Sufis (theosophists), and several others.

Dates: 1215 A.H.; 1800 C.E.