“The encyclopaedia, a comprehensive compilation of the spiritual and cultural heritage of India, provides a rich tapestry of Hinduism in the global context, a great gift to mankind…” —The Hindu

“The Encyclopedia of Hinduism brings together, in a format comprehensible and accessible to people of all cultures, all religions, and all walks of life, the depth and breadth of this ancient yet timeless heritage.” —University of South Carolina

“It is a milestone of research that brought together both Eastern and Western scholarship.” —The Pioneer

“Hundreds of scholars, dignitaries, students, Hindu leaders and the public converged…to witness the release of much anticipated and definitive 11-volume guide…” —

“Brightly colored images of Hinduism’s deities fill entire pages, with foot-noted explanations of the forms and powers God can take in the religion.” —The Economic Times

“It is for the first time in history that the depth and breadth of India’s great spiritual culture has been made available in authentic, academic and scholastic form for generations to come.” —India Post

“…the launch of the international edition of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism [with] Swami Chidananda Saraswati, Anna Hazare, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, and others.” —Dainik Jagran (slideshow)

“…more than 1000 drawings and photographs.” —BBC (slideshow)

Select a date below to open articles about the Encyclopedia of Hinduism:
International Coverage
August 25-26th, 2013:The Encyclopedia of Hinduism International Edition Launch
National Coverage
August 25-26th, 2013: The Encyclopedia of Hinduism International Edition Launch
June 23rd, 2014: Presentation of Encyclopedia of Hinduism to President of India
October 10th, 2014: Launch of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism at the Vigyan Bhawan
October 15th, 2014: Presentation of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism to Pujya Sant Morari Bapuji
October 27th, 2014: Launch of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism in UK by Prime Minister David Cameron