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- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 149.99
This edition of the early "Upanisads", the central scriptures of Hinduism, includes the complete Sanskrit text, as well as scholarly emendations and explanations of Patrick Olivelle's choices of particular readings. The volume also contains a concordance of the recensions of Brhadaranyaka Upanisad. more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 33.99
Note on the Translation INTRODUCTION 1. The Samnyasa Upanisads 2. Renunciation and Society: The Inner Conflict of Tradition 3. The Nature and Purpose of Renunciation 4. The Rite of Renunciation 5. The Classifications of Renouncers 6. The Behavior and Customs of Renouncers TRANSLATIONS 1. Aruni Upanisad 2-3. Laghu-Samnyasa Upanisad and Kundika Upanisad 4.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
The Sanskrit Mahabharata is one of the most important texts to emerge from the Indian cultural tradition. At almost 75,000 verses it is the longest poem in the world, and throughout Indian history it has been hugely influential in shaping gender and social norms. In the context of ancient India, it is the definitive cultural narrative in the construction... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 56.00
Throughout India and Southeast Asia, ancient classical epics—the Mahabharata and the Ramayana —continue to exert considerable cultural influence. Rethinking India's Oral and Classical Epics offers an unprecedented exploration into South Asia's regional epic traditions. Using his own fieldwork as a starting point, Alf Hiltebeitel... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 167.00
Provides a study of the Apaddharmaparvan which situates it within its context in the great Sanskrit epic the Mahabharata and within Indian political and social thought. more...
- Nilgiri Press 2010; US$ 14.95
Through his interpretation of one important Upanishad, an ancient wisdom text, Eknath Easwaran shows how the timeless Indian tradition offers guidance on how to live today. Lyrical, dramatic, and inspiring, the Katha Upanishad presents the core ideas of Indian mysticism in a mythic story all can relate to ? the adventure of a young hero, Nachiketa,... more...
- Nilgiri Press 2009; US$ 10.95
The Bhagavad Gita, ?The Song of the Lord,? is probably the best known of all the Indian scriptures, and Easwaran?s clear, accessible translation is the best-selling edition. The Gita opens dramatically, with prince Arjuna collapsing in anguish on the brink of a war that he doesn?t want to fight. Arjuna has lost his way on the battlefield of life,... more...
- Nilgiri Press 2009; US$ 11.95
Among the oldest of India?s spiritual texts, the Upanishads are records of intensive question-and-answer sessions given by illumined sages to their students ? in ashrams, at family gatherings, in a royal court, and in the kingdom of Death. The sages share flashes of insight, extraordinary visions, the results of their investigation into consciousness... more...