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Hinduism

  • Songs of Kabirby Dr Rabindranath Tagore

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    The poet Kabīr is one of the most interesting personalities in the history of Indian mysticism. A great religious reformer, the founder of a sect to which nearly a million northern Hindus still belong, it is yet supremely as a mystical poet that Kabīr lives for us. A beautiful legend tells us that after his death his Mohammedan and Hindu disciples... more...

  • Stray Birdsby Dr Rabindranath Tagore

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    Collected here are three hundred twenty short poems by Rabindranath Tagore. They were written in Bengali before being translated into English by Tagore. These poems are beautiful, thought provoking, and somewhat reminiscent of Haiku. Stray birds of summer come to my window to sing and fly away. And yellow leaves of autumn, which have no songs, flutter... more...

  • Caste, Entrepreneurship and the Illusions of Traditionby Geir Heierstad

    Anthem Press 2017; US$ 30.36

    This ethnographic study is an empirical exploration of caste through the story of Indian potters who have transformed caste into a marketable brand in the business of selling sculptures. To these contemporary potters, caste is in their blood, caste is about being a creative and independent artist, and caste is about business, as they engage in a competitive... more...

  • Sadhanaby Dr Rabindranath Tagore

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 0.99

    All the great utterances of man have to be judged not by the letter but by the spirit--the spirit which unfolds itself with the growth of life in history. We get to know the real meaning of Christianity by observing its living aspect at the present moment--however different that may be, even in important respects, from the Christianity of earlier periods.... more...

  • The R?m?ya?a of V?lm?ki: An Epic of Ancient India, Volume VIIby Robert P. Goldman; Sally Sutherland Goldman; Robert P. Goldman; Sally Sutherland Goldman

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 175.00 US$ 159.25

    The seventh and final book of the monumental R?m?ya?a of V?lm?ki , the Uttarak???a , brings the epic saga to a close with an account of the dramatic events of King R?ma?s millennia-long reign. It opens with a colorful history of the demonic race of the r?k?asas and the violent career of R?ma?s villainous foe R?va?a, and later recounts R?ma?s grateful... more...

  • The R?m?ya?a of V?lm?ki: An Epic of Ancient India, Volume IVby Rosalind Lefeber

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35

    This is the fourth volume of a translation of India's most beloved and influential epic tale--the Ramayana of Valmiki . As befits its position at the center of the work, Volume IV presents the hero Rama at the turning point of his fortunes. Having previously lost first his kingship and then his wife, he now forms an alliance with the monkey prince,... more...

  • The R?m?ya?a of V?lm?ki: An Epic of Ancient India, Volume IIby Robert P. Goldman; Sheldon I. Pollock

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35

    This is the second volume of a translation of India?s most beloved and influential epic saga, the monumental R?m?ya?a of V?lm?ki . Of the seven sections of this great Sanskrit masterpiece, the Ayodhyak???a is the most human, and it remains one of the best introductions to the social and political values of traditional India. This readable translation... more...

  • The R?m?ya?a of V?lm?ki: An Epic of Ancient India, Volume IIIby Robert P. Goldman; Sheldon I. Pollock

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35

    This is the third volume of a planned seven-volume translation of India's most beloved and influential epic tale--the Ramayana of Valmiki. This third volume carries forward the narrative by following the exiled hero Rama, his wife, and his brother on their wanderings. The book contains the narrative center of the epic, the abduction of Sita by the... more...

  • The R?m?ya?a of V?lm?ki: An Epic of Ancient India, Volume Vby Robert P. Goldman; Sally Sutherland Goldman

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35

    The fifth and most popular book of the Ramayana of Valmiki, the Sundarakanda , recounts the adventures of the monkey hero Hanuman in leaping across the ocean to the island citadel of Lanka. Once there, he scours the city for the abducted Princess Siti. The poet vividly describes the opulence of the court of the demon king, Ravana, the beauty of... more...

  • The Book of Nanakby Navtej Sarna

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 16.00

    Guru Nanak was deeply spiritual from an early age, having being born into a society caught in the throes of orthodoxy and ritualism. The ills of child marriage, infanticide and a rigid caste system had further crippled his people. The outpouring of Nanak?s faith evolved into the universal message of the omnipresence and existence of one God, of true... more...