By Swami Jnanamritananda Puri,Amma,Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi
By Jaipal Singh Datta
Bhagwat Geeta is precis of all vedas. it's very tricky to give an explanation for , yet i'm nonetheless attempting to clarify . extra I learn , extra i'm confident that there's no God. Exploiters use the identify of God to use others . In Geeta it's very truly written that nature is specifically . Nature is termed as Krishna. Geeta informs concerning the clinical and technical improvement of old time . As wisdom of technological know-how and expertise is starting to be each day , which means of verses in each bankruptcy are altering. So Geeta is usually new. should you learn Holy booklet Geeta with focus , devotion and purposes , then you'll discover that medical and technical improvement remains to be attempting to clear up mysteries of existence or sayings of sages.
By Julius Lipner
Julius Lipner’s Hindus is largely acknowledged as crucial analyzing for everybody wishing to appreciate one of many world’s nice spiritual traditions. Hinduism contains the faith and tradition of the nice majority of the folk of India, a rustic tipped to develop into a global superpower politically, economically and culturally through the current century. The large array of various ideals and practices often defined as ‘Hindu’ has been notoriously tough to corral lower than a unmarried regulating subject matter. Julius Lipner presents not just a wide-ranging creation to Hindu non secular and cultural range but additionally indicates how to signify Hinduism as a different culture that has survived and tailored to altering conditions from precedent days to the current day. Lipner is a acknowledged authority on Hinduism's polycentric emphasis, and his ebook relies on a life of learn and private adventure of his subject.
In this completely revised and considerably enlarged moment variation, scholars of Hinduism will locate extra assurance of the controversy approximately Hindu origins, the character and perform of Hindu worship, the position of ladies, the scope of dharma and morality, Hindu philosophical notion and using cause, and how caste capabilities.
By Pandita Ramabai,Meera Kosambi
"... [A] infrequent and memorable perception into an Indian woman's tackle American tradition within the nineteenth century, refracted via her personal stories with British colonialism, Indian nationalism, and Christian tradition on not less than 3 continents.... a wonderful source for undergraduate teaching." —Antoinette Burton
In the Eighteen Eighties, Pandita Ramabai traveled from India to England after which to the united states, the place she spent 3 years immersed within the milieu of innovative social reform events of the day. Born right into a Brahmin kinfolk and widowed whereas nonetheless younger, she switched over to Christianity whereas in England. In India, she was once an activist for the schooling of girls and the advance of the prestige of widows. in another country, she was once iconized as a champion of the "oppressed Hindu woman." The Peoples of the us is Ramabai’s accomplished description of yankee existence, starting from govt to economic climate, schooling to family job. As an account of a Western society by means of an Indian lady and a feminist, it reverses the tested equation of male, Orientalist trip narratives. First released in Marathi in 1889, it really is provided right here in a sublime and fascinating English translation by way of Meera Kosambi, who additionally presents a serious creation and wide annotations.
By Edwin F. Bryant
By Georg Feuerstein
Here is a finished survey of the entire breadth and intensity of the 5,000-year-old Yoga culture, emphasizing its powerful philosophy and non secular imaginative and prescient. Georg Feuerstein demonstrates that Yoga is way greater than a approach of actual exercises—it is a profound direction of self-transformation that incorporates a variety of teachings, practices, and sacred texts which may support us domesticate knowledge, stability, and internal freedom, in addition to actual health.
Feuerstein is likely one of the few Western scholar-teachers of Yoga whose writing and educating penetrate the whole richness and intensity of this historic culture. the following he deals a suite of essays pertaining to all aspects of the discipline.
- The various branches and kinds of Yoga
- The moral teachings of Yoga
- Yoga and vegetarianism
- Meditation and mantras
- Choosing a teacher
- Tantric Yoga
- The adventure of ecstasy
By Philip Kitcher
By Prof.M.M. Ninan
By Julius J. Lipner
Hinduism contains maybe the foremost cluster of religio-cultural traditions of India, and it may possibly play a priceless position in assisting us comprehend the character of faith and human responses to existence. Hindu image-worship lies on the middle of what counts for Hinduism – up-front and topic to a lot interest and false impression, but it's a defining function of this phenomenon.
This e-book makes a speciality of Hindu pictures and their worship with certain connection with Vai??avism, a tremendous strand of Hinduism. Concentrating principally, yet no longer completely, on Sanskritic resource fabric, the writer indicates during the e-book that Hindu image-worship will be understood through 3 degrees of interpretation: the metaphysical/theological, the narratival or mythic, and the performative or ritual. Analysing the manager philosophical paradigm underlying Hindu image-worship and its implications, the booklet exemplifies its frequent program and tackles, between different subject matters comparable to the origins of image-worship in Hinduism, the transition from Vedic to photo worship, a distinguishing characteristic of Hindu pictures: their a number of heads and limbs. ultimately, on the way to laying the grounds for a extra optimistic dialogic courting among Hinduism and the "Abrahamic" faiths, which are likely to condemn Hindu image-worship as "idolatry", the writer examines the theological rationalization and justification for embodiment of the Deity in Hinduism and discusses how Hinduism may possibly justify itself opposed to any such charge.
Rich in Indological aspect, and with a powerful snatch of the philosophical and theological concerns underlying Hindu fabric tradition, and image-worship, this ebook might be of curiosity to teachers and others learning theology, Indian philosophy and Hinduism.
By Swami Kriyananda
Here is a mystery, really worth understanding: Happiness is a decision, a frame of mind you could domesticate day-to-day. try out the straightforward approach to confident considering and expansive residing defined during this booklet, and watch your lifestyles switch for the better.
Swami Kriyananda used to be an instantaneous disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda, educated via the nice Indian grasp to unfold the life-transforming teachings of Kriya Yoga around the world. He was once broadly one among the world’s premiere specialists on meditation, yoga, and religious perform, having authored over one hundred forty books on those subjects.