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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
Based in Iraq, Syria and Turkey, the Yezidi people claim their religion - a unique combination of Christian, Islamic, and historical faiths - to be the oldest in the world. Yezidi identity centres on their religion, Sharfadin, which has evolved into a highly complex pantheon of one God with many incarnations, the chief of whom is Melek Taus, the... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 58.40
Diese religionswissenschaftliche Publikation führt in die religiöse Pluralität in ausgewählten Ländern des Nahen Ostens ein. Bei jeder Religionsgemeinschaft werden einheitlich religiöse Lehre, Religions- bzw. Kirchengeschichte präsentiert. In Band I kommen folgende religiöse Gruppierungen zur Sprache: im Irak Muslime, Christen, Juden, Yeziden, Mandäer,... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 14.95
Tantra is the Hindu-based religion which links ecstatic sexual practice with meditation and direct spiritual experience. It originated in India some 1200 years ago, when the great sacred_x000D_erotic temples were built. In the West it is best known for its inspiration of tantric yoga, and its associated ritualistic forms of sex. But is tantra just... more...
- Rangjung Yeshe Publications 2015; US$ 15.95
Tara?s tenacity is immense and Buddha Shakyamuni, when teaching on Tara, said among all the other buddhas, Tara has exceedingly great resolve. Tara is an emanation of the mother of all the buddhas of the three times. She carries out all their activities, dispelling the obstacles created through the eight or sixteen types of fear. Most significantly,... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 15.13
Die Eziden - eine monotheistische Religion, deren Wurzeln Jahrtausende zurückreichen. Eigentlich im Norden des Iraks beheimatet, leben auch zahlreiche Eziden in Deutschland und in anderen Ländern Europas. Trotzdem ist die Religionsgemeinschaft den meisten Menschen unbekannt. Den Namen "Dschesidi? kennt manch einer nur aus Karl Mays Erzählungen... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00
The Wiley Blackwell Companion to East and Inner Asian Buddhism combines outstanding contributions covering Buddhism as it developed and is practiced in this region. These newly-commissioned essays provide fresh scholarly perspectives on a wide range of concepts, texts, and practices. Offers a comprehensive and balanced survey of Buddhism within... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00
This is the first ever comprehensive English-language survey of Zoroastrianism, one of the oldest living religions Evenly divided into five thematic sections beginning with an introduction to Zoroaster/Zarathustra and concluding with the intersections of Zoroastrianism and other religions Reflects the global nature of Zoroastrian studies with... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 196.00
The book offers a number of new insights in the history of yoga powers in the South Asian religious traditions, analyzes the position of the powers in the salvific process and in conceptions of divinity, and explores the rational explanations of the powers provided by the traditions. more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 67.50
This book, first published in German in 2005, offers a compact, concise and accessible survey of Zoroastrianism. This tiny religious community traces its root to Zarathustra who lived some 2,500-3,500 years ago. Chapters address Zarathustra and the origins of the religion, religious concepts and narratives, ethics and gender, priesthoods and rituals,... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 30.95
This lively introduction offers a complete overview of the main Asian religions, their traditions and contemporary relevance, and how they are lived and practiced today. Provides readers with an all-embracing introduction to Asian religions, covering each of the main traditions in a style that is lively and distinctive Focuses on Asian... more...