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Indian Religions

  • "Photos of the Gods"by Christopher Pinney

    Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 29.00

    Drawing on years of archival research, interviews with artists and publishers, and the ethnographic study of their rural consumers, Christopher Pinney traces the intimate connections between the production and consumption of mass-produced images in India and the struggle against colonial rule. more...

  • "The Tibetan Book of the Dead"by Jr. Donald S. Lopez

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    The Tibetan Book of the Dead is the most famous Buddhist text in the West, having sold more than a million copies since it was first published in English in 1927. Carl Jung wrote a commentary on it, Timothy Leary redesigned it as a guidebook for an acid trip, and the Beatles quoted Leary's version in their song "Tomorrow Never Knows." More recently,... more...

  • 'Yogini' in South Asiaby István Keul

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In different stages in the history of South Asian religions, the term yogin? has been used in various contexts to designate various things: a female adept of yoga, a female tantric practitioner, a sorceress, a woman dedicated to a deity, or a certain category of female deities. This book brings together recent interdisciplinary perspectives on the... more...

  • The "Bhagavad Gita"by Richard H. Davis

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The Bhagavad Gita , perhaps the most famous of all Indian scriptures, is universally regarded as one of the world?s spiritual and literary masterpieces. Richard Davis tells the story of this venerable and enduring book, from its origins in ancient India to its reception today as a spiritual classic that has been translated into more than seventy-five... more...

  • The "Yoga Sutra of Patanjali"by David Gordon White

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    Consisting of fewer than two hundred verses written in an obscure if not impenetrable language and style, Patanjali?s Yoga Sutra is today extolled by the yoga establishment as a perennial classic and guide to yoga practice. As David Gordon White demonstrates in this groundbreaking study, both of these assumptions are incorrect. Virtually forgotten... more...

  • (Er-)Leben ohne Ende? Die Freiheit des Willens: Kommentierendes Glossar zur buddhistischen Tradition der tibetischen Medizinby Hubertus R. Hommel

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 37.34

    Die Traditionelle Tibetische Medizin (TTM) ist ein in sich abgestimmtes Medizinsystem und damit eine differenzierte ganzheitliche Medizin. Ihr somatisches sowie geistig-spirituelles Medizinkonzept vermag alle Bereiche der menschlichen Wesenheit zu erfassen, einschließlich deren psychosozialen Kompetenz. Dies entspricht den Ansichten der modernen westlichen... more...

  • 1.1.-30.06.2009by Stefan Muckel; Carl J. Hering

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 307.00

    The collection of rulings publishes the administration of justice by governmental courts in the Federal Republic of Germany pertaining to the relationship of church and state, and also regarding further problems which are characterized by the relevance of religious concerns. more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts About Indiaby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99

    In this amazing eBook you can find more than one hundred facts about the country of India. Separated into sections such as its geography, its landmarks, famous Indian figures from history and many more you will find some fascinating information inside! Whether you are planning on visiting India, working on a geography project or just want to know more... more...

  • 20 Difficult Things to Accomplish in this Worldby Osho; Osho International Foundation

    Osho Media International 2012; US$ 1.99

    "The Sutra of Forty-Two Chapters" is a succinct summary doctrine by which Buddhism was introduced to China. Each of the 42 sutras begins with the Buddha said?. This particular sutra deals with 20 Difficult Things to Accomplish in this World? and Osho takes us through each verse, and dissects it line by line, never omitting to explain--in clear... more...

  • 24/7 Dharmaby Dennis Genpo Merzel

    Big Mind Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    There are three fundamental questions to Buddhist practice:•Why do we suffer? •How can we free ourselves from fear and sorrow? •What does it take to live in harmony with others?Dennis Genpo Merzel, among the highest ranking American Buddhists practicing today, addresses these fundamental questions in this dynamic, easily-accessible book,... more...