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Parsi, Jaina and Sikh, or, Some minor religious sects in India

by Douglas Montagu Thornton

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Published by Religious Tract Society in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parsees.,
  • Jainism.,
  • Sikhism.,
  • India -- Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [92].

    SeriesThe Maitland prize essay for 1877, Maitland prize essay for 1877
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. ;
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24151729M
    OCLC/WorldCa60117143

    Followers of this religion are known as the Sikhs. There are about ten million Sikhs in India of whom over 85% live in Punjab. The majority of the remainder live in Haryana and Delhi. They are also scattered in other parts of India. Some Sikhs have also settled in Malaysia, Singapore, east Africa, England, the United States of America and Canada. Major Religions of India: New insights into Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism / Weeraperuma, Susunaga Parsi, Jaina and Sikh: Some Minor Religious Sects in India / Thornton, D.M. Partition of Punjab (India and Pakistan) / Singh, Kirpal (Dr.) Western Image of the Sikh Religion: A Source Book / Singh, Darshan (Ed.).

    Paperback. Condition: New. The Title 'Parsi, Jaina and Sikh written/authored/edited by D.M. Thornton', published in the year The ISBN is assigned to the Paperback version of this title. This book has total of pp. (Pages). The publisher of this title is Kalpaz Publications. This Book is in English. Parsi, Jaina and Sikh, or, Some minor religious sects in India - D. M. Thornton () Parsis of ancient India - S. K. Hodivala: Persia past and present; a book of travel and research, with more than two hundred illustrations and a map - A. V. Williams Jackson ().

    Srikrishna offers mayasura to build a palace to Pandavas. (present day Meerut in India). It was believed that Mayāsura and his people could even melt stones for constructing their great architectural wonders. Contents Parsi, Jaina and Sikh, or, Some minor religious sects in India. Alexander Mackenzie, the author of the present volume, was more a seasoned administrator than a historian. The book has its genesis in his Memorandum on the North-East Frontier of Bengal which made a general survey of the political relations of the then British Government of India with the hill tribes of Assam, Cachar and Chittagong which proved extremely useful to the local administrators as.


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