Haridwar: An encyclopaedia in English on
Hindu religion has been released here by top religious and
The 700-page book was launched last evening in the
presence of BJP leader L K Advani, Tibetan spiritual leader
the Dalai Lama and yoga guru Baba Ramdev.
Releasing it, the Dalai Lama lauded the Hindu religion
and said "India is the guru of the world and Tibet is its
The encyclopaedia has been prepared by Rishikesh-based
Parmarth Niketan headed by Swami Chidanand Muni.