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- V&S Publishers 2012; US$ 6.00
Krishna Charitra is a famous Bengali classic where Bankim Chandra endeavours to discover Sri Krishna, the real person, behind centuries of myths and legends. Written in 1886, this was the first instance where the character of Krishna is studied from a pragmatic and questioning perspective..... more...
- V&S Publishers 2012; US$ 6.00
Our ancient texts are a virtual treasure-trove of wise sayings, and teachings on correct living. And this book is an attempt to draw on this inexhaustible wealth. Here is a collection of Subhashitas (noble sayings in Sanskrit). These sayings reveal a simple..... more...
- V&S Publishers 2012; US$ 9.99
A journy through the holy places of Hindus all over India Hinduism Clarified and Simplified is the best book on Hinduism written so far; and most exclusive and exhaustive one. Almost everything worth mentioning has been included in it. SanÄtana Dharma, the Eternal Religion, is now called Hinduism. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Hinduism in the Modern World presents a new and unprecedented attempt to survey the nature, range, and significance of modern and contemporary Hinduism in South Asia and the global diaspora. Organized to reflect the direction of recent scholarly research, this volume breaks with earlier texts on this subject by seeking to overcome a misleading dichotomy... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 16.98
Why is the tulsi considered sacred? What is the significance of namaste? Why do Hindus light a lamp before performing a ritual? Why is it forbidden to sleep facing the south?Why do Hindus chant 'shanti' three times after performing a rite?Millions of Hindus the world over grow up observing rites, rituals and religious practices that lie at the heart... more...
- University of South Carolina Press 2014; US$ 48.99
Hindu Ritual at the Margins explores Hindu forms of ritual activity in a variety of ?marginal? contexts. The contributors collectively examine ritual practices in diaspora; across gender, ethnic, social, and political groups; in film, text, and art; in settings where ritual itself or direct discussion of ritual is absent; in contexts that create new... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 16.98
The Mahabharata is one of India's most revered epics - a transcendental, monumental literary and spiritual narrative with contemporary resonance.One of the founding epics of Indian culture, the Mahabharata is transfused with ancient Indian wisdom. It is the foremost reference for classical Indian civilization and has great influence on Indian and... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
In this Very Short Introduction, Kim Knott offers a succinct and authoritative overview of Hinduism and its key beliefs. In this second edition she considers new issues facing Hindus such as the politicization of Hinduism in India, the increasing impact of Hindu nationalism, and the rise and fall of sectarian Hindu movements. more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 97.99 US$ 84.27
This book explores the historical development of a Hindu devotional movement in early modern South Asia. Provides a rigorous philological analysis of Sanskrit texts, which is combined with a detailed examination of the specific historical circumstances which led to their formation. more...