Krishna and Hinduism by Kerena Marchant
  

Krishna and Hinduism

Written by Kerena Marchant
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Part of the Great Religious Leaders Series

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Krishna and Hinduism by Kerena Marchant

Hinduism is the oldest religion in the world. No single person founded it. But over the centuries many religious thinkers developed the Hindu way of life. Hindus believe that Krishna is the Supreme Being, who lived on earth as a man to save people from evil. This book tells you all about Krishna, who he was, how he grew up and what he did. It explains his teaching, how it is written down in Hindu sacred texts, and how Hindus worship Krishna as a god of love. Four stories retell key moments in his life: from his birth to his childhood antics, his marriage, his reign as a prince and his achievements, to finally how he died. There is also information on Krishna and food, places that are sacred to him, festivals, and how his influence on Hinduism has lasted to the present day.

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Basic introductions to the world's major religions ... written in a style easily accessible to key stage 2 and 3 pupils. ... Eye-catching photographs and colourful reproductions of traditional artwork form each faith combine to make this an immediately attractive series -- TES Teacher

About the Author

Kerena Marchant was born in Tehran, Iran, and studied Theology at Bristol University, focusing on Islam and Indian religions. She has worked with members of different beliefs all over the world for BBC Religious Programmes, and now works in BBC Educational Broadcasting on multimedia resources for schools. The consultant: Joniah Parthasarathi was born and educated in Tamil Nadu, India. He studied Community Religious Studies and worked as a Faith Tutor at the Interfaith Education Centre in Bradford, UK. He is now the secretary of the Hindu Education Council (Yorkshire).

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Kerena Marchant
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

16th May 2002

ISBN

9780750237000


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