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Major Religious Traditions in India : An Introduction
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Bibliographical Details x, 354 p. 25 cm.
Edition, Place & Publisher 1st ed. New Delhi, Christian World Imprints.
ISBN-10 9351485285
ISBN-13 9789351485285, 978-9351485285
Year of Publication 2021.
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The book introduces and appreciates the history, beliefs and practices of the different religious traditions in India. Such knowledge would facilitate the readers to discern the positive role that could be played by religious communities. Religions thereby becomes active engaging with the characteristics of the modern era and creatively making religion real in our personal and community lives.

Although the book is primarily proposed as a textbook for theological students, it should serve equally well for the increasing number of courses on ‘Religion’ being included in the curricula of Indian universities and beyond.



1. Methods into the Study of Religions
2. Primal and Dalit Religious Traditions
3. Hindu Religious Tradition
4. Buddhist Religious Tradition
5. Jain Religious Tradition
6. Islam Religious Tradition
7. Sikh Religious Tradition
8. Zoroastrian Religious Tradition


Dr. Moanungsang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Religions under the Senate of Serampore College/University and working as Principal at Witter Theological College. Formerly served as an Academic Staff at the Association for Theological Education by Extension (TAFTEE), Bangalore and as an Assistant Professor at Master’s College of Theology, Visakhapatnam. His authored books are:

i. Sri Aurobindo’s Integral Yoga: Vedic and Christian Spirituality Readdressed towards a Humane Society. New Delhi: CWI, 2014. ISBN-978-93-5148-009-9.
ii. Religious Significance of Tree in Sruti Text: An Ecological Relevance in India Today. Germany, 2012. ISBN-978-3-659-14237-6.
iii. Contextual Reinterpretation of Religious Tenets by Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Swami Vivekananda, Sri Satya Sai Baba, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, Sankaradeva and its Relevance. Germany, 2012. ISBN-978-3-659-16123-0.
iv. Methodological Studies into the Study of Religions in the Context of an Indian Philosophical Approach with Special Emphasis on the Writings of Sri Aurobindo. Germany, 2012. ISBN-978-3-659-16228-2.
v. A Reader in Primal Religious Traditions and their Select Movements in India. Kolkata, 2012.
Also, his articles are available in various national and international Journals.

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