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About the Author
klaus K. Klostermaier, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, is University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Manitoba in Canada. He has studied sacred texts in their original languages and has lived and worked in India for over a decade. He is author of the higly acclaimed 'A survey of Hinduism' (SUNY) and ' A Short Introduction to Hinduism' ( Oneworld Publications).