Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

25. What are the Most Important Stories in Hinduism?

Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

Jennifer B. Saunders [+-]
Independent Scholar
Jennifer B. Saunders is an independent scholar of transnational, contemporary Hinduism who received her Ph.D. from Emory University. She is the author of Imagining Religious Communities: Transnational Hindus and their Narrative Performances (Oxford University Press, 2019) and co-editor of Intersections of Religion and Migration: Issues at the Global Crossroads, with Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Susanna Snyder, Religion and Global Migrations Series (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).

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Because people associate thousands of stories with Hindu traditions, it is not simple to claim which of them are “most important.” This chapter reviews one of many stories but it provides only a partial answer, as the answer relies on who you ask.

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Saunders, Jennifer. 25. What are the Most Important Stories in Hinduism?. Hinduism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 84-86 Aug 2022. ISBN 9781800502406. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=41692. Date accessed: 29 Sep 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.41692. Aug 2022

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