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- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
Composed between 800 and 950 AD, Narayana?s Hitopadesa is one of the best-known of all works in Sanskrit literature. A fascinating collection of fables, maxims and sayings in verse, it combines a wide variety of writings from earlier authors in one volume - a ?garden of pleasing stories? created to provide guidance, wisdom and political advice to the... more...
- F+W Media 2009; US$ 15.95
Yoga. Karma. Reincarnation. Most Americans are familiar with a few basic ideas of Hinduism, but are unfamiliar with the big picture. This beginner's guide covers the major Hindu thinkers and their philosophies as well as the dharma, the moral way of life that Hindus practice. In a straightforward style, the authors explain the philosophy, gods, texts,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004; US$ 16.99
A quarter-century after its first publication, A Shopkeeper's Millennium remains a landmark work--brilliant both as a new interpretation of the intimate connections among politics, economy, and religion during the Second Great Awakening, and as a surprising portrait of a rapidly growing frontier city. The religious revival that transformed America... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Interested in learning more about Hinduism? Whether you're a curious newcomer or a long-time practitioner, this collection of Upanishads -- the sacred philosophical texts upon which many of the precepts of the Hindu religion are based -- offers an engaging, spiritually enlightening read. more...
- Anthem Press 2011; US$ 130.00
?Boundaries, Dynamics and Construction of Traditions in South Asia? explores the dynamic constructions and applications of the concept of ?tradition? that occurred within the South Asian context during the ancient and pre-colonial periods. This collection of essays features a significant selection of the specialized fields of knowledge that have shaped... more...
- Anthem Press 2011; US$ 99.00
The essays presented in this volume constitute a progression from general considerations related to the ?ethic? (in the geertzian sense of the word) approach to South Asian cultural productions, to peculiar and detailed investigations of them. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; Not Available
The Mahabharata is one of the greatest stories ever told. Though the basic plot is widely known, there is much more to the epic than the dispute between the Kouravas and Pandavas that led to the battle in Kurukshetra. It has innumerable sub-plots that accommodate fascinating meanderings and digressions, and it has rarely been translated in full, given... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
A decoding of Hindu mythology Hindus have one God. They also have 330 million gods: male gods; female gods; personal gods; family gods; household gods; village gods; gods of space and time; gods for specific castes and particular professions; gods who reside in trees; in animals; in minerals; in geometrical patterns and in man-made objects. Then... more...
- Random House Group Ltd 2013; US$ 12.00
WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY SIMON CALLOW In 1939, as Europe approaches war, Isherwood, an instinctive pacifist, travels west to California, seeking a new set of beliefs to replace the failed Leftism of the thirties. There he meets Swami Prabhavananda, a Hindu monk, who will become his spiritual guide for the next thirty-seven years. Late-night... more...