Chief Justice P.B. Gajendragadkar of the Supreme Court of India, in a ruling in 1995 wrote, "When we think of the Hindu religion, unlike other religions in the world, the Hindu religion does not claim any one prophet; it does not worship any one god; it does not subscribe to any one dogma; it does not believe in any one philosophic concept; it does not follow any one set of religious rites or performances; in fact, it does not appear to satisfy the narrow traditional features of any religion or creed. It may broadly be described as a way of life and nothing more."ABC of Hinduism introduces innumerable Hindu gods and goddesses that are known by many names in a simple language. It shares a glimpse of how the gods, humans, demons, Yaksh and the Gandharv along with the vast animal and plant world intermingle to shape this vast universe. It gives an insight how the ancient sages, saints and seers sought, interpreted and shared the great wealth of knowledge revealed and brought forward by them. It narrates the special instances in the lives of the important characters in the great epics Ramayan and Mahabharat that have over hundreds of years shaped the lives of those who follow Hinduism. Listed in alphabetic order it simplifies everyday life, explaining what makes Hinduism a flexible and convenient way of life.