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Religion: Hinduism

This guide is intended to help students at Lane develop reserach topics in relgion and find sources to support their research. Use the tabs across the top to navigate different religions.

Online Encyclopedias

Indian woman holding lotus flower

Useful Websites

Finding Books and Ebooks

The LCC Library has many books and eBooks on Hindiusm, encompassing many aspects of the subject. Start your search in the Library catalog using keywords that are essential to your topic.

You can use keywords or Library of Congress subject headings to find relevant resources. Use subject headings in the subject field of a search.

Below are just some examples of subject headings related to Hinduism and Hindu society.


Hindu law

Hindu philosophy

Hindu temples

Hindu mythology

Hindu symbolism





Hindu Life and Culture

The Heart of Hinduism - Resources to support Hindu practice created by ISKCON, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.

Hinduism and Hindu Art - online exhibit from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center- Organization named for Swami Sivananda, to "spread peace, health, and joy through yoga."

Yogananda Self-Realization Fellowship - Organization founded on the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda.

Ayurvedic Institute - Founded to teach traditional Ayurvedic medicine and to provide related therapies, including nutrition, panchakarma cleansing, acupressure massage, Yoga, Sanskrit, and Jyotish (Vedic astrology).

Books on Hinduism

Just a sample of the many books available:

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