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  • Vedantic Meditationby David Frawley; John Douillard

    North Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 15.95

    As yoga gains popularity across the U.S., many people are becoming interested in its traditional Vedic roots. While Buddhist meditation is well represented on bookshelves, there has been little Vedantic philosophy written in lay terms until now. Author David Frawley guides readers through the challenges of cultivating awareness, calming the mind, and... more...

  • Hinduism and Buddhismby Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2014; US$ 14.99

    A highly original discussion of problems of philosophy of religion from the lndian point of view. The exposition shows that the Christian theologian who will take the trouble to study Indian religion seriously, and not merely ?historically,? will find in its teachings abundant extrinsic and probable proofs of the truth of Christian doctrine; and may... more...

  • Textual Authority in Classical Indian Thoughtby Sucharita Adluri

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Theistic Ved?nta originated with R?m?nuja (1077-1157), who was one of the foremost theologians of Vi?ist?dvaita Ved?nta and also an initiate of the ?r?vaisnava sectarian tradition in South India. As devotees of the God Visnu and his consort ?r?, the ?r?vaisnavas established themselves through various processes of legitimation as a powerful sectarian... more...

  • Rethinking Hindu Identityby Dwijendra Narayan Jha

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    Recent years have seen the emergence of a virulent version of Hindu nationalism and fundamentalism in India under the banner of Hindutva. This xenophobic movement has obfuscated and mystified the notion of Hindu identity and reinforced its stereotypes. Its arguments range from the patently unscientific - humankind was created in India, as was the first... more...

  • Myths of the Hindus and Buddhistsby Ananda K. Coomaraswamy; Sister Nivedita

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    Great stories of the epics; deeds of Krishna, Shiva, taken from puranas, Vedas, folk tales, more. 32 illustrations. more...

  • Radical Equalityby Aishwary Kumar

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    B.R. Ambedkar, the architect of India's constitution, and M.K. Gandhi, the Indian nationalist, two figures whose thought and legacies have most strongly shaped the contours of Indian democracy, are typically considered antagonists who held irreconcilable views on empire, politics, and society. As such, they are rarely studied together. This book reassesses... more...

  • The Ramayanaby Ramesh Menon

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004; US$ 19.99

    The great Indian epic rendered in modern prose India's most beloved and enduring legend, the Ramayana is widely acknowledged to be one of the world's great literary masterpieces. Still an integral part of India's cultural and religious expression, the Ramayana was originally composed by the Sanskrit poet Valmiki around 300 b.c. The epic of Prince... more...

  • How the Sun Became Less Fierceby Anita Nair

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 1.68

    Read this fascinating myth from India recounted in this fabulously produced book. From wise sages to demonic asuras, beautiful river deities to arrogant kings, wayward gods to brave princes, each e-singles edition brings alive these enchanting and magical stories from Indian mythology, beautifully retold by noted author Anita Nair. With stunning full-colour... more...

  • How Mankind Was Saved from Extinctionby Anita Nair

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 1.68

    Read this fascinating myth from India recounted in this fabulously produced book. From wise sages to demonic asuras, beautiful river deities to arrogant kings, wayward gods to brave princes, each e-singles edition brings alive these enchanting and magical stories from Indian mythology, beautifully retold by noted author Anita Nair. With stunning full-colour... more...

  • The Churning of the Cosmic Oceanby Anita Nair

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 1.68

    Read this fascinating myth from India recounted in this fabulously produced book. From wise sages to demonic asuras, beautiful river deities to arrogant kings, wayward gods to brave princes, each e-singles edition brings alive these enchanting and magical stories from Indian mythology, beautifully retold by noted author Anita Nair. With stunning full-colour... more...