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A Hindu Primer: YAKSHA PRASHNA — Third Edition

by: A. V. Srinivasan

E. Glastonbury CT, Periplus Line LLC/Parijata Publication, 2014 – Third Edition, revised, enlarged – NEW paperback (no hardcover issued) – 8vo/8.5″ tall – b&w ills – translation and transliteration into English from the original Sanskrit; includes Sanskrit script – 86 pages. Foreword by Peter M. Scharf. All riddles included in this enlarged edition. Retelling of […]

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E. Glastonbury CT, Periplus Line LLC/Parijata Publication, 2014 – Third Edition, revised, enlarged – NEW paperback (no hardcover issued) – 8vo/8.5″ tall – b&w ills – translation and transliteration into English from the original Sanskrit; includes Sanskrit script – 86 pages. Foreword by Peter M. Scharf. All riddles included in this enlarged edition. Retelling of the Mahabharata episode of the Questions of the Yaksha in the Aranya Parva. India. Enquire about quantities. Availability: in stock in the U.S. – ships within 48 hours. ISBN: 978-0-9785443-5-5 The ebook edition has earned the IBPA’s Benjamin Franklin Digital Silver Award, 2016. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall. Author: A.V. Srinivasan

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ISBN: 9780978544355
SKU: YP102016
Publisher: A.A. Knopf
Publish Date: 2014
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Dr. Amrutur Venkatachar Srinivasan, has functioned as a Hindu priest for four decades performing a wide variety of Hindu religious ceremonies of worship, weddings, housewarmings, and bhajans or kirtans. He has written extensively on Hinduism. Dr. Srinivasan’s most recent publication (2011) is Hinduism for Dummies. His publication, The Vedic Wedding: Origins, Tradition and Practice, is widely acclaimed and won the USA Book News 2007 Best Book Award in the category of Eastern Religions. With a contemporary format for Vedic (Hindu) weddings which retains all essential Vedic rites in an hour long ceremony, he has blended this approach with those of other creeds in many interfaith weddings. In addition, he has published a series of booklets on How to Conduct Puja to ….. providing simple set of instructions to perform a worship ceremony to Soorya (Sun god), Shiva, Rama, Krishna, Ganapati, Durga, Lakshmi, Saraswati and the Navagrahas (nine planets).

A popular writer and speaker, Dr. Srinivasan has published/presented numerous papers on a variety of cultural, social and religious issues in the U.S. and India. He has given courses on the classical literature of India at the University of Connecticut and Wesleyan University. Principal founder member of the Connecticut Valley Hindu Temple Society in 1979, he also founded the Raga Club of Connecticut in 2006.


BFDA Award Winner

In November 2016, Dr. Srinivasan won a Benjamin Franklin Digital Award for his book, A Hindu Primer: Yaksha Prashna. Learn More


Dr. Srinivasan Leading a Prayer before the Connecticut State Senate

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