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Religion in India: Hinduism (Typology)

Religion in India: Hinduism (Typology)
Jan 10, 2013 13:14 IST
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There are six generic types of Hinduism as distinguished by McDaniel. They are as following:

Folk Hinduism (based on local traditions)
Srauta Hinduism (practiced by traditionalist )
Vedantic Hinduism (based on the philosophical approach of Upanishads)
Yogic Hinduism (based on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali)
Dharmic (based on Karma)
Bhakti


There are six generic types of Hinduism as distinguished by McDaniel. They are as following:

 

  • Folk Hinduism (based on local traditions)
  • Srauta Hinduism (practiced by traditionalist )
  • Vedantic Hinduism (based on the philosophical approach of Upanishads)
  • Yogic Hinduism (based on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali)
  • Dharmic (based on Karma)
  • Bhakti

 

 

 

 

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