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  • The Secret of the Yoga Sutraby Ph.D. Pandit Rajmani Tigunait; Kim Krans

    Himalayan Institute 2014; US$ 24.99

    The Yoga Sutra is the living source wisdom of the yoga tradition. Using it as a guide, we can unlock the hidden power of yoga, and experience the promise of yoga in our life. The Yoga Sutra is as fresh today as it was 2200 years ago when it was discovered by the sage Patanjali. It is the first practitioner-oriented commentary which is fully grounded... more...

  • The Self Possessedby Frederick M. Smith

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 74.99

    The Self Possessed is a multifaceted, diachronic study reconsidering the very nature of religion in South Asia, the culmination of years of intensive research. Frederick M. Smith proposes that positive oracular or ecstatic possession is the most common form of spiritual expression in India, and that it has been linguistically distinguished from... more...

  • The Sih-Rozag in Zoroastrianismby Enrico Raffaelli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on the Avestan and Pahlavi versions of the S?h-r?zag , a text worshipping Zoroastrian divine entities, this book explores the spiritual principles and physical realities associated with them. Introducing the book is an overview of the structural, linguistic and historico-religious elements of the Avestan S?h-r?zag . This overview, as... more...

  • Sivaby Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty

    Oxford University Press, USA 1981; US$ 39.99

    Originally published under the title Asceticism and Eroticism in the Mythology of Siva, this book traces the development of an Indian approach to an enduring human dilemma: the conflict between spiritual aspirations and human desires. The work examines hundreds of related myths and a wide range of Indian texts--Vedic, Puranic, classical, modern, and... more...

  • Sound and Communicationby Annette Wilke; Oliver Moebus

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 252.00

    In Hindu India both orality and sonality have enjoyed great cultural significance since earliest times. They have a distinct influence on how people approach texts. The importance of sound and its perception has led to rites, models of cosmic order, and abstract formulas. Sound serves both to stimulate religious feelings and to give them a... more...

  • The Story of the Three Buddhist Monksby Jing Jing Ding; Nelson Daboud

    Dundurn 1996; US$ 7.99

    A story of three Buddhist monks based on a traditional Chinese folk tale about cooperation. more...

  • The Ubiquitous Sivaby John Nemec

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 38.99

    John Nemec examines the beginnings of the non-dual tantric philosophy of the famed Pratyabhijna or "Recognition [of God]" School of tenth-century Kashmir, the tradition most closely associated with Kashmiri Shaivism. In doing so it offers, for the very first time, a critical edition and annotated translation of a large portion of the first... more...

  • The Variety of Local Religious Life in the Near Eastby

    BRILL 2008; US$ 166.00

    This interdisciplinary collection of articles brings out the variety of local and regional patterns of worship in the Near East, and in this manner contributes to our quest for understanding the polytheistic cults of the region as a whole. more...

  • Visualized Textsby Jörg Gengnagel

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 49.21

    The study of the history of South Asian cartography has long been interpreted based on Western cartographic traditions. Maps of the South Asian subcontinent were assumed to be produced by foreigners ? not by South Asians themselves. Maps actually produced in South Asia were neglected as a category in their own right. The present study focuses on the... more...

  • A World United or a World Exploited?by Peter Price

    ATF Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    The processes of globalisation are reshaping our world dramatically and rapidly. The great issues of our day emphasise that we are all in this together: startling inequalities, pressures on the environment, continuing hunger and poverty, climate change, economic integration, mass migrations, instant communications and recurring armed conflicts.How... more...