1. The divine hierarchy: popular Hinduism in central India - Lawrence Babb 1975

    Book Recommended

  2. Hinduism: the anthropology of a civilization - Madeleine Biardeau 1989

    Book Recommended

  3. Women in the Hindu tradition: rules, roles and exceptions - Mandakranta Bose 2010 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  4. The sacred thread: Hinduism in its continuity and diversity - J. L. Brockington 1996 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  5. Religion in India: a historical introduction - Fred W. Clothey 2006 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  6. The Oxford India Hinduism reader - Vasudha Dalmia, Heinrich von Stietencron 2009

    Book Recommended

  7. The Hindus: an alternative history - Wendy Doniger 2009

    Book Recommended

  8. Darśan: seeing the divine image in India - Diana L. Eck 1998

    Book Recommended

  9. An introduction to Hinduism - Gavin Flood 1996

    Book Recommended

  10. The Blackwell companion to Hinduism - Gavin D. Flood 2005 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  11. The camphor flame: popular Hinduism and society in India - C. J. Fuller 2004

    Book Recommended

  12. India and Europe: an essay in understanding - Wilhelm Halbfass ©1988 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  13. Tradition and reflection: explorations in Indian thought - Wilhelm Halbfass ©1991 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  14. The life of hinduism - John Stratton Hawley, Vasudha Narayanan 2006 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  15. The Hindu religious tradition - Thomas Hopkins 1971

    Book Recommended

  16. Hinduism: experiments in the sacred - David Knipe 1991

    Book Recommended

  17. Roles and rituals for Hindu women - Julia Leslie 1991

    Book Recommended

  18. Defining Hinduism: a reader - J. E. Llewellyn 2014 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  19. Religions of India in practice - Donald Lopez 1995

    Book Recommended

  20. Hinduism: past and present - Axel Michaels 2004

    Book Recommended

  21. The Hindu world - Sushil Mittal, Gene Thursby 2004

    Book Recommended

  22. Studying Hinduism: key concepts and methods - Sushil Mittal, Gene R. Thursby 2008 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  23. Understanding Hinduism: origins, beliefs, practices, holy texts, sacred places - Vasudha Narayanan 2004

    Book Recommended

  24. The many colors of Hinduism: a thematic-historical introduction - Carl Olson 2007

    Book Recommended

  25. Introducing Hinduism - Hillary Rodrigues 2017

    Book Recommended

  26. The study of Hinduism - Arvind Sharma 2003

    Book Recommended

  27. Hinduism - Cybelle Shattuck 1999 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  28. Hinduism and modernity - David Smith 2003 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  29. Discovering the Vedas: origins, mantras, rituals, insights - Frits Staal 2008

    Book Recommended

  30. Hinduism - Robert Zaehner 1966

    Book Recommended

  31. General Readers for Primary Sources 7 items
    1. Sources of Indian tradition - William De Bary 1964

      Book Recommended

    2. Hindu myths: a sourcebook - Wendy Doniger 1975

      Book Recommended

    3. Religions of India in practice - Donald Lopez 1995

      Book Recommended

    4. Hindu primary sources: a sectarian reader - Carl Olson 2007

      Book Recommended

    5. Hinduism: a reader - Deepak Sarma 2008

      Book Recommended

  32. Week 2: What's in a name? 1 item
    1. Who Invented Hinduism? - David N. Lorenzen 2000

      Article Required

  33. Week 3: The Vedas 8 items
    1. Pages 99-101: Part of "Agni" - Wendy Doniger 1981

      Chapter Required to Agni, 1.1, 1.26

    2. Pages 121-124: Part of "Soma" - Wendy Doniger 1981

      Chapter Required to Soma, 8.79, 9.74

    3. Pages 132-137: Part of "Soma" - Wendy Doniger 1981

      Chapter Required to Soma, 9.113, 8.48

    4. Pages 148-158: Part of "Indra" - Wendy Doniger 1981

      Chapter Required to Indra, 1.32, 3.31, 10.108

  34. Week 5: Upanishads 2 items
    1. The Early Upanisads: Annotated Text and Translation - Patrick Olivelle 1998 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read: pp.37-39, 127-31, 145-49, 251-57, 279-87, 434-455.

  35. Week 6: Reifying Tradition 3 items
    1. The Dharmasutras: the Law Codes of Ancient India - Patrick Olivelle 1999 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read: Part 4.1-10.66: The Householder, pp. 84-96.

    2. Manu's code of law: a critical edition and translation of the Manava-Dharmasastra - Manu, Patrick Olivelle, Suman Olivelle 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read pp.87-98 & 148-153. (Manusmṛti 1-2.68; 6.).

  36. Week 7: The Epics 3 items
    1. The Hindu world - Sushil Mittal, Gene R. Thursby 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read pp. 52-74: Mahābhārata

    2. Section: The Bhagavad Gita - William Theodore De Bary 1958

      Chapter Required Read pp.278-295 (Bhagavadgītā 2.11-37, 3.4-24, 3.25-35; 4.13-20; 2.39-50, 9.4-14).

  37. Week 8: Yoga 2 items
    1. Pages XXXI-LVIII: Patanjali's yoga - Edwin Francis Bryant 2009

      Chapter Required

    2. Yoga, karma, and rebirth: a brief history and philosophy - Stephen H. Phillips c2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read appendix C: The Yoga Sutra 205

  38. Week 9: Theism 2 items
  39. Week 10: The Goddesses 2 items
    1. The Hindu world - Sushil Mittal, Gene R. Thursby 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read chapter 7: Śākta

    2. Encountering the goddess: a translation of the Devåi-måahåatmya and a study of its interpretation - Thomas B. Coburn c1991 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read part 1, chapter 3: The Translation

  40. Week 11: Divine Sex 2 items
    1. Tantra in Practice 2018, ©2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 29: The Purification of the Body & Chapter 27: The Worship of Kālī according to the Todala Tantra

  41. Week 12: Hinduism and the state 2 items
  42. Week 13: Hinduism under colonisation 2 items
    1. A Source-book of modern Hinduism - Glyn Richards 1985 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read chapter 1: Rāmmohan Roy (1772–1833)

    2. The Construction of the Kumbha Mela - James G. Lochtefeld 10/2004

      Article Required

  43. Past Central Exam Papers 1 item
    1. Past Central Exam Papers

      Webpage  Follow the link and search for past exam papers by course code.