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- 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?i???dvaita Ved?nta and also an initiate of the ?r?vai??ava sectarian tradition in South India. As devotees of the God Vi??u and his consort ?r?, the ?r?vai??avas established themselves through various processes of legitimation as a powerful sectarian... more...
- Penguin Group US 2015; US$ 9.99
This new translation of The Upanishads is at once delightfully simple and rigorously learned, providing today?s readers with an accurate, accessible rendering of the core work of ancient Indian philosophy. The Upanishads are often considered the most important literature from ancient India. Yet many academic translators fail to capture the... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
The Bhagavad Gita is often regarded as the Bible of India. With a gripping story and deeply compelling message, it is unquestionably one of the most popular sacred texts of Asia and, along with the Bible and the Qur'an, one of the most important holy scriptures in the world. Part of an ancient Hindu epic poem, the dialogue of the Bhagavad Gita... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; Not Available
Devi, Mother and Protector of the world, isone of the most loved figures of Hindu iconography. In her various incarnations, Devi is warrior, mother, faithful wife, and the fount of knowledge, delivering all that her devotees ask of her. Bulbul Sharma tells the fascinating story of Devi in this book, drawing upon the many strands of myth and legend... more...
- Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony 2012; US$ 9.95
Written by Nobel Prize Laureate Rabindranath Tagore and available in paperback for the first time, Sadhana is a profound, highly accessible introduction to India?s ancient spiritual heritage. Few figures in history have been as important as Rabindranath Tagore in bringing Indian philosophy and spiritual teachings to the West. Although he was known... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 15.83
The Bhagavad Gita, or 'Song of the Spirit', is the best known book of India's national epic The Mahabharata. Based on a dialogue between Bhagavan Krishna and Prince Arjuna on the eve of a great battle, it is held to be the essence of Hindu spirituality, sacred literature and yoga, as well as exploring the great universal themes of courage, honour,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; Not Available
The Purana is one of the two most important and popular Hindu texts, the other being the Ramayana. It is part of the popular tradition, rather than a literary classic like the Upanishads or the Gita. It tells the story of the god Krishna, the supreme godhead of the Hindus and worshipped by them for over two and a half millennia. The most popular... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00
Salvific space is one of the central ideas in the Hindu traditions of pilgrimage, and concerns the ability of space, especially sites associated with bodies of water such as rivers and lakes, to grant salvific rewards. Focusing on religious, historical and sociological questions about the phenomenon, this book investigates the narratives, rituals,... more...
- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 6.95
The Bhagavad-Gita has been an essential text of Hindu culture in India since the time of its composition in the first century A.D. One of the great classics of world literature, it has inspired such diverse thinkers as Henry David Thoreau, Mahatma Gandhi, and T.S. Eliot; most recently, it formed the core of Peter Brook's celebrated production of... more...