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Hinduism

  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjaliby Patanjali

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    The ?Yoga S?tras of Patañjali? are 196 Indian s?tras (aphorisms) that constitute the foundational text of Ashtanga Yoga, also called Raja Yoga. In medieval times, Ashtanga Yoga was cast as one of the six orthodox ?stika schools of Hindu philosophy. more...

  • Exploring Moral Injury in Sacred Textsby Joseph McDonald; Rita Nakashima Brock; Amir Hussain; Brad Kelle; Daniel C. Maguire; Kelly Denton-Borhaug; Michael Yandell; Warren Carter; John Thompson; David R. Blumenthal; Nancy Bowen

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 80.00

    In this collection, the first of its kind, prominent scholars explore the intersections of research on moral injury in contexts of war and violence and how scriptures of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and American civil religion depict and address moral injury. more...

  • The Bhagavad Gitaby Ravi Ravindra

    Shambhala 2017; US$ 19.95

    A new translation of the great classic--with wide-ranging, multi-traditional commentary that emphasizes its practical advice for living with integrity. ?All there is is Krishna.?   Upon hearing this famous and enigmatic line from the Gita?s seventh chapter when he was a boy, Ravi Ravindra embarked on a journey to understand its deep meaning. ... more...

  • Goddess and the Guruby Michael M. Bowden; Sri Chaitanyananda

    45th Parallel Press 2017; US$ 14.99

    Nearly four decades ago, an intense series of spiritual visions led one of India's top nuclear physicists, until then a religious skeptic and man of science, to walk away from his prestigious post at the heart of the country's missile-defense complex. Retreating into the remote jungles of eastern India, he discovered the remains of a centuries-old... more...

  • The Way of the Hermitby Mario I. Aguilar

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 24.95

    Spanning hermits' paths across multiple faiths and epochs, Catholic Benedictine hermit and divinity scholar Mario Aguilar explores the shared value of silence, contemplation and prayer in Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism. This is an eye-opening book about spiritual independence and interfaith harmony for any reader, curious or devout. more...

  • Autobiography of a Yogiby Paramhansa Yogananda

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    'Autobiography of a Yogi' introduces the reader to the life of Paramahansa Yogananda and his encounters with spiritual figures of both the East and West. The book begins with his childhood family life, to finding his guru, to becoming a monk and establishing his teachings of Kriya Yoga meditation. The book continues in 1920 when Yogananda accepts an... more...

  • The Hindu Tantric Worldby André Padoux

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 30.00

    Tantra occupies a unique position in Western understandings of Hindu spirituality. Its carnal dimension has made its name instantly recognizable, but this popular fascination with sex has obscured its philosophical depth and ritual practices, to say nothing of its overall importance to Hinduism.   This book offers a clear, well-grounded overview... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: The Song Celestial or Bhagavad-Gita (1906)by Taylor and Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1909, this book presents an English translation of chapters 25-42 of the Bhishma Parva from the epic Sanskrit poem Mahabharata ? better known as the Bhagavad-Gita, reckoned as one of the "Five Jewels" of Devanagari literature. The plot consists of a dialogue between Prince Arjuna and Krishna, the Supreme Deity, in a war-chariot... more...

  • Women?s Authority and Leadership in a Hindu Goddess Traditionby Nanette R. Spina

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 97.36

    This book investigates women?s ritual authority and the common boundaries between religion and notions of gender, ethnicity, and identity. Nanette R. Spina situates her study within the transnational Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi movement established by the Tamil Indian guru, Bangaru Adigalar. One of the most prominent, defining elements of this tradition... more...

  • Live Betterby Sophie Golding

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2017; US$ 5.99

    Your spiritual journey can take many forms, and it?s important to choose the path that?s right for you. This handbook will introduce you to traditions and practices with the power to open your heart and broaden your mind. Along with practical tips and enlightening quotes, the insights here are stepping stones towards a better life. more...