Cults, Customs and Superstitions of India

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Few countries in the world have such a compelling, hoary, stirring history as India. Throughout the millennium the old culture, custom and beliefs survived all these fascinating period of Indian history.

This reprint of the 1934 book Cults, Customs and Superstitions of India offers the most authoritative and exhaustive account of Indian life - religious and social in the first part of the 20th century ever written by and expert scholar drawn largely from first hand personal experiences. 

The Indian people belong to many races - Aryans, Dravidians and Mongols and combinations of these. Most Indians are of mixed race. Among them are adherents of nearly all religions - Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Jews, Sikhs, Parsis, Jains and others. The author has, in this book, detailed numerous cults, strange and fascinating beliefs, superstitions and popular delusions among all Indian religions.

Published: 1991 (first published 1934)
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover