by Holly Wallace


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Each book in the enlightening This Is My Faith series features true-life photographs and interviews with a child who talks about his or her faith and discusses its role in the life of the family. Boys and girls speak of the rituals, obligations, and joys that are basic to their religions. The children in these books come from many different cultures and countries around the world, thus reflecting the global nature of humanity's religious impulse. Photos show children in their daily activities, and with families and friends at religious services and festivals. Books are available in both paperback and hardcover editions.

A child of India tells what he knows about India's most ancient religion, Hinduism, and about its ancient scriptures, the Vedas. Hinduism has great number of festivals that celebrate its many gods, all of whom are said to come out of One Reality.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848985988
Publisher: Wise Walrus
Publication date: 02/28/2012
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

I am a Hindu     4
My family     6
Learn More: What is Hinduism     8
What I believe     10
Learn More: The holiest books     12
Family Gods     14
Where I worship     16
Worshipping at home     18
Diwali - festival of lights     20
Holi - festival of colors     22
Other festivals     24
Special occasions     26
Learn More: Holy places     28
Glossary     30
Index     32

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