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  • Bhagavad-Gita or, The Song Celestialby Anonymous

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Bhagavad Gita ("Song of God") is an important Sanskrit Hindu scripture. It is revered as a sacred scripture of Hinduism, and considered as one of the most important religious classics of the world. The Bhagavad Gita comprising 700 verses, is a part of the Mahabharata. The teacher of the Bhagavad Gita is Krishna, who is regarded by the... more...

  • The Story of the Three Buddhist Monksby Jing Jing Ding; Nelson Daboud

    Dundurn 1996; US$ 7.99

    A story of three Buddhist monks based on a traditional Chinese folk tale about cooperation. more...

  • Pinnacles of India's Pastby Walter H. Maurer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 54.00

    The Ṛgveda is the oldest of the books that comprise the scriptures of Hinduism. While its age cannot be accurately determined, it can be said with reasonable certainty that it must have existed in its present form at least as early as 1000 BC. It consists of 1,028 hymns, arranged, according to the form in which the Ṛgveda has been transmitted,... more...

  • Sound and Communicationby Annette Wilke; Oliver Moebus

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 252.00

    The series Religion and Society (RS) contributes to the exploration of religions as social systems– both in Western and non-Western societies; in particular, it examines religions in their differentiation from, and intersection with, other cultural systems, such as art, economy, law and politics. Due attention is given to paradigmatic... more...

  • The Ubiquitous Sivaby John Nemec

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 40.99

    This book examines the beginnings of the non-dual tantric philosophy of the famed Pratyabhijña or ''Recognition'' School of tenth-century Kashmir. It includes a critical edition and annotated translation of chapters 1-3 of Somananda's Sivadrsti, the first Pratyabhijña text ever composed, along with the corresponding passages of Utpaladeva's commentary,... more...

  • Friedensstiftende Religionen?by Manfred Brocker; Mathias Hildebrandt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 46.65

    Jahrelang war die Religion kein Gegenstand sozialwissenschaftlicher Forschung. Spätestens seit den Anschlägen vom 11. September 2001 hat das Thema jedoch Konjunktur. Dabei ist für den gegenwärtigen Diskurs der Konnex von Religion und Krieg bzw. Terror kennzeichnend. Der vorliegende Band legt das Augenmerk auf den gegenteiligen Effekt und betritt damit... more...

  • The Power of the Sacred Nameby V. R. Raghavan; William J. Jackson; M. Narasimhachary

    World Wisdom 2011; US$ 9.99

    In Hinduism, as in all of the great religious traditions from around the globe, the repeating or singing of a sacred name is an integral part of prayer and daily life. With chapters that explore the contribution of Mahatma Gandhi and Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, this edited collection of the writing of renowned Indian scholar, V. Raghavan, examines... more...

  • The Politics of Religion in South and Southeast Asiaby Ishtiaq Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    The notion of a ‘politics of religion’ refers to the increasing role that religion plays in the politics of the contemporary world. This book presents comparative country case studies on the politics of religion in South and South Asia, including India, Pakistan and Indonesia. The politics of religion calls into question the relevance of modernist... more...

  • The Divine Songs of Zarathushtra (RLE Iran C)by D J Irani

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00

    Zarathusthtra brought about important religious reform in Iran, giving a definitely moral character and direction to religion whilst at the same time preaching the doctrine of monotheism, which offered an eternal foundation of reality to goodness as an ideal of perfection. This volume provides a substantial introduction on the life and doctrines of... more...

  • Original Gospel of Ramakrishnaby Joseph A. Fitzgerald; Alexander Lipski; Swami Vivekananda; Swami Abhedananda

    World Wisdom 2011; US$ 9.99

    Sri Ramakrishna is the most famous saint of modern India. This book is the original version of the most famous work about him, translated into English by the author “M” himself. A short biography of Ramakrishna, written by his famous disciple Swami Vivekananda, is also included. more...