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Hinduism: The Vedic Experience: Mantramanjari (Opera Omnia) by Raimon Panikkar,Milena Carrara Pavan

By Raimon Panikkar,Milena Carrara Pavan

This new providing within the entire selection of Panikkar’s paintings brings jointly in a single quantity the English-language types of the main the most important texts of the Indian Sacred Scriptures. As a part of his lifelong objective to convey “East and West jointly” in dialog in regards to the sacred and the holy, Panikkar takes right here decisions from the oldest Hindu hymns, together with from the Rig Veda, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas, and eventually from the Upanishads, the magical and philosophical end result of the Vedas.

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Hinduism For Dummies by Amrutur V. Srinivasan

By Amrutur V. Srinivasan

Your hands-on advisor to at least one of the world's significant religions

The dominant faith of India, "Hinduism" refers to a large choice of non secular traditions and philosophies that experience constructed over hundreds of thousands of years. this day, the us is domestic to nearly a million Hindus.

If you will have heard of this historic faith and are searhing for a reference that explains the intricacies of the customs, practices, and teachings of this historic religious process, Hinduism For Dummies is for you!

  • Provides an intensive advent to this earliest and well known international trust system
  • Information at the rites, rituals, deities, and teachings linked to the perform of Hinduism
  • Explores the heritage and teachings of the Vedas, Brahmans, and Upanishads
  • Offers perception into the fashionable day-by-day perform of Hinduism round the world

Continuing the Dummies culture of constructing the world's religions enticing and obtainable to every person, Hinduism For Dummies is your hands-on, pleasant consultant to this attention-grabbing religion.

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Yoga A Spiritual Guidebook by Scott Shaw

By Scott Shaw

Yoga is far greater than the actual postures often linked to this notice. Yoga is a sophisticated methaphysical technology that has been constructed over millions of years and is designed to steer its practitioners in the direction of enlightenment. during this booklet, Scott Shaw provides the reader with the historic foundations of yoga, in organization with exacting equipment of meditation, breath keep watch over, and non secular perform; together with precise info on Kundalini and Tantra yoga. those thoughts have commonly simply been printed to complicated scholars of yoga. through working towards the concepts provided during this ebook, the reader could come to adventure a more healthy physique, a calmer and extra targeted brain, and a deeper experience of non secular awareness.

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Cutting the Ties of Karma: Understanding the Patchwork of by Phyllis Krystal

By Phyllis Krystal

What will we inherit from our family members? We inherit karma. we will by no means "own" whatever, so funds and possessions are just "loaned" to us. We spend cash, or use possessions, yet we can"t take them with us. during this ebook, Phyllis Krystal says that karma is sort of a patchwork cover, made of bits and items of unfinished enterprise that we convey over from different lifetimes. She explains that we will rid ourselves of those pointless "patches" as we find what they're. Krystal contains routines to do away with karma. This e-book may be worthy for plenty of those who have simply all started to contemplate the probabilities of karma and karmic ties. Index.

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Changing Homelands by Neeti Nair

By Neeti Nair

Changing Homelands deals a startling new standpoint on what used to be and was once now not politically attainable in overdue colonial India. during this hugely readable account of the partition within the Punjab, Neeti Nair rejects the concept that crucial modifications among the Hindu and Muslim groups made political payment very unlikely. faraway from being an inevitable resolution, the assumption of partition was once a truly overdue, lovely shock to nearly all of Hindus within the region.

In tracing the political and social historical past of the Punjab from the early years of the 20 th century, Nair overturns the entrenched view that Muslims have been chargeable for the partition of India. a few strong Punjabi Hindus additionally hottest partition and contributed to its adoption. nearly not anyone, despite the fact that, foresaw the deaths and devastation that will keep on with in its wake.

Though a lot has been written at the politics of the Muslim and Sikh groups within the Punjab, Nair is the 1st historian to target the Hindu minority, either sooner than and lengthy after the divide of 1947. She engages with politics in post-Partition India via drawing from oral histories that exhibit the complicated dating among reminiscence and history—a dating that maintains to notify politics among India and Pakistan.

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Sudden Awakening: Stop Your Mind, Open Your Heart, and by Eli Jaxon-Bear,Gangaji

By Eli Jaxon-Bear,Gangaji

Everybody desires to feel free. regrettably, quite few in attaining bliss. Eli Jaxon-Bear explores the way it is feasible to accomplish lives jam-packed with gratitude and love. actual happiness and that means are completed, he asserts, once we get up, cease our minds, and open our hearts. it truly is then that we find our real selves; our middle identification that's a part of the final word dwelling intelligence of the universe; our real source.

Like Gangaji, Jaxon-Bear makes use of a mode of self-investigation referred to as “self-inquiry.” within the mild of direct self-inquiry, barriers that when appeared to outline ourselves are chanced on to be extra like obvious traces drawn on water. They exist merely at the floor of recognition in one’s mind's eye. while those illusions of brain are sincerely uncovered, real unlimited being finds itself.

This is a e-book that would entice those who find themselves lovers of Gangaji, Byron Katie, and Eckart Tolle. it's an articulate and precious expression of a route to achievement for these wrestling with questions of identification and meaning.

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Hindu Nationalism: A Reader by Christophe Jaffrelot

By Christophe Jaffrelot

Hindu nationalism got here to international cognizance in 1998, while the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata celebration (BJP) received nationwide elections in India. even supposing the BJP used to be defeated nationally in 2004, it maintains to control huge Indian states, and the circulation it represents is still a big strength within the world's biggest democracy. This publication offers the idea of the founding fathers and key highbrow leaders of Hindu nationalism from the time of the British Raj, during the independence interval, to the current. Spanning greater than a hundred thirty years of Indian historical past and together with the writings of either recognized and unknown ideologues, this reader unearths how the "Hindutuva" circulate methods key problems with Indian politics. overlaying such vital issues as secularism, non secular conversion, family with Muslims, schooling, and Hindu id within the starting to be diaspora, this reader may be imperative for someone wishing to appreciate modern Indian politics, society, tradition, or history.

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The Dharma of Business: Commercial Law in Medieval India by Davis R Donald

By Davis R Donald

company legislation in medieval and early smooth India built in the voluminous and multifaceted texts referred to as the Dharmashastras. those texts laid down ideas for retailers, investors, guilds, farmers, and participants by way of the advanced spiritual, felony, and ethical excellent of dharma. This interesting booklet offers a brand new viewpoint on advertisement legislations during this period.
In addition to an outline of the considerable ideas for enterprise, the booklet reinterprets the function of commercial and trade in the legislations mostly and demonstrates that sleek assumptions approximately sturdy enterprise perform may benefit from the insights of this historical culture. It therefore makes a compelling case for the relevance of the dharma of commercial to our personal time.

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The Twin Horse Gods: The Dioskouroi in Mythologies of the by Henry John Walker

By Henry John Walker

the dual deities recognized by way of the traditional Greeks because the Dioskouroi, and through the Romans because the Gemini, have been well known figures within the classical global. They have been specially hooked up with early life, low prestige and repair, and have been embraced by means of the typical humans in a fashion that eluded these gods linked to regal beauty or the ruling periods. regardless of their acceptance, no devoted examine has been released at the horse gods for over 100 years. Henry John Walker right here addresses this forget. His comparative learn strains the origins, meanings and purposes of the dual divinities to social and formality settings in Greece, Vedic India (where the brothers named Castor and Pollux have been respected as Indo-European gods referred to as the Asvins), Etruria and classical Rome. He demonstrates, for instance, that because the Dioskouroi have been considered as being midway among gods and males, so younger Spartans – present process a fierce and rigorous army education – observed themselves as status halfway among animal and human. Such inventive interpretations of the parable hence performed a important function within the tradition and society of antiquity.

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Hindus: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices (The Library by Julius Lipner

By Julius Lipner

Julius Lipner’s Hindus is extensively known as crucial interpreting for everybody wishing to appreciate one of many world’s nice non secular traditions. Hinduism contains the faith and tradition of the nice majority of the folks of India, a rustic tipped to develop into an international superpower politically, economically and culturally during the current century. The titanic array of various ideals and practices often defined as ‘Hindu’ has been notoriously tough to corral lower than a unmarried regulating subject. Julius Lipner offers not just a wide-ranging creation to Hindu spiritual and cultural variety but in addition indicates the way to represent Hinduism as a different culture that has survived and tailored to altering conditions from precedent days to the current day. Lipner is a acknowledged authority on Hinduism's polycentric emphasis, and his e-book is predicated on a life of examine and private event of his subject.



In this completely revised and considerably enlarged moment variation, scholars of Hinduism will locate extra assurance of the talk approximately Hindu origins, the character and perform of Hindu worship, the position of ladies, the scope of dharma and morality, Hindu philosophical concept and using cause, and how caste features.

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