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Hindu Encyclopedia That Took 25 Years to Complete to be Unveiled in US Next Week

by Kathy Jones on  August 26, 2013 at 7:42 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
South Carolina will play host to the unveiling of an encyclopedia next week that will chronicle the major aspects of Hinduism.

The 11-volume work covers Hindu spiritual beliefs, practices and philosophy and is the culmination of a 25-year academic effort.
 Hindu Encyclopedia That Took 25 Years to Complete to be Unveiled in US Next Week
Hindu Encyclopedia That Took 25 Years to Complete to be Unveiled in US Next Week
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According to the Washington Times, the encyclopedia is written in English and includes about 7,000 articles on Hinduism and its practices.

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It also deals with Indian history, languages, art, music, dance, architecture, medicine and women's issues, the report said.

USC Professor Hal French is associate editor of the 'Encyclopedia of Hinduism' and said the goal was to have a definitive work, it added.

Source: ANI
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