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 Jesus Lived in India - His Unknown Life Before and After the Crucifixion  Holger Kersten Jesus Lived in India - His Unknown Life Before and After the Crucifixion   $25.99  $19.49  Buy Now 
This compelling book presents irrefutable evidence that Jesus did indeed live in India, dying there in old age. The result of many years of investigative research, this study takes the reader to all the historical sites connected with Jesus in Israel, the Middle East, Afghanistan and India. Why has Christianity chosen to ignore its connections with the religions of the East, and to dismiss repeatedly the numerous claims that Jesus spent a large part of his life in India? This compelling book... 
 Dating The Era of Lord Ram  Pushkar Bhatnagar Dating The Era of Lord Ram   $25.49  $19.12  Buy Now 
Sage Valmiki, a contemporary of Lord Ram, mentioned in his magnum opus Ramayana that when Lord Ram was born, the sun was located in Aries,Saturn was in libra, Jupiter and the moon were shining in Cancer, Venus was seen in Pisces while Mars was in Capricorn. Moreover, It was the ninth day of the increasing phase of the moon in the lunar month of Chaitra. The two illustrations on the cover display, with the help of a powerful software, that these unique astral conditions were present in the sky... 
 In Indian Culture: Why do we  Swami Vimalananda In Indian Culture: Why do we   $15.99  $11.99  Buy Now 
Indian culture is admired and respected all over the world for its beauty and depth.  This book features in simple terms, the various aspects of both beauty and depth in this culture.  Almost every Indian custom and tradition has either a scientific, logical, historical, social or spiritual significance.  Understanding this lends meaning to an otherwise mechanical following of the customs which are often misunderstood to be mere superstitions that fade away in time. 
 Hindu Rites, Rituals, Customs and Traditions  Prem P. Bhalla Hindu Rites, Rituals, Customs and Traditions   $16.49  $12.37  Buy Now 
Rites, rituals and customs play a major role in the life of every person, irrespective of religious affiliations. However,this is more prominent in the case of Hindus. Right from the time of conception and birth, up to a person`s passing away and even after it, rites and rituals follow a Hindu at all times, much like a shadow. Indeed, there is one or the other rite, ritual or custom that comes into play for Hindus 365 days of the year. However, unlike other religions where many customs are... 
 History of the Tantric Religion  Dr. N.N. Bhattacharyya History of the Tantric Religion   $28.99  $21.74  Buy Now 
The book studies the different aspects of Tantrism, its vastness and intricacies, its heterogeneous and contradictory elements and gives a historical perspective to the conglomeration of ideas and practices through space and time. It also incorporates a review of Tantric art and a glossary of technical terms. Tantrism, both traditional and Buddhist, with its vast literature containing intricate ritualistic and philosophical details occupies an important place in the religious and cultural life... 
 The Treasury of Good Sayings - A Tibetan History of Bon  Samten G. Karmay The Treasury of Good Sayings - A Tibetan History of Bon   $18.99  $14.24  Buy Now 
This volume is a partial translation of the Tibetan text, 'legsbshad-mdzod,' a history of the Bon religion. Bon is a pre-Buddhist system of belief in Tibet, which survived many persecutions, and still covered large parts of Tibet till occupation by Communist China in 1959. The book gives a full account of the ancient religion, its origins and developments, its struggles against the later imported Buddhism, and its fight for survival in spite of persecution and even abolition on two... 
 Hanuman  Tapasi De Hanuman   $5.49  $4.12   
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Hanuman is one of the most important characters of the great Indian epic-The Ramayana. He is a Monkey God, remembered and worshipped for his remarkable strength and loyalty towards Lord Rama. The stories of Hanuman are like a treasure house of extraordinary events, which will certainly evoke a lot of amusement among the young readers. 
 The Matrix and Diamond World Mandalas in Shingon Buddhism (2 Vol)  Adrian Snodgrass The Matrix and Diamond World Mandalas in Shingon Buddhism (2 Vol)   $150.49  $112.87  Buy Now 
The Matrix and Diamond World Mandalas in Singon Buddhism surveys and re-interprets the vast work of traditional and modern Japanese scholarship on the twin Mandalas. Adrian Snodgrass of the University of Sydney (Australia) has spent several years of detail the iconography of each and every deity of these two Mandalas as well as to bring out their traditional symbolism that reflects the Tantric thought in its earliest phases. Tantrism or Mantrayana reached China and Japan earlier than it did in... 
 Towards the Silver Crests of the Himalayas  G.K. Pradhan Towards the Silver Crests of the Himalayas   $9.49  $7.12  Buy Now 
The book begins with the author climbing the Himalayas which are the abode of saints and sages who are seekers of truth. He meets a sanyasi in saffron coloured robes who becomes his guide and leads him to several solutions to his problems. He falls with a thud and realises that this is a dream but which makes him aware that there is a Guide and a Guru waiting to help him. The book is narrative and contains explanations of various problems by the Gurudeo. About The Author: Born in the... 
 Krishna  Tapasi De Krishna   $5.49  $4.12  Buy Now 
Lord Krishna is believed to be the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. He is usually depicted as a young and naughty cowherd boy, playing the flute and stealing butter and milk from the villagers' houses. The stories of Krishna are interesting and delightful as well. 
 Alberuni's India  Edward C. Sachau Alberuni's India   $20.99  $15.74  Buy Now 
It was in 1017 AD, at the behest of Sultan Muhmud of Persia, Alberuni, aka A1-Biruni, travelled to India to learn about the Hindus, and to discuss with them questions of religion, science, and literature, and the very basis of their civilisation. He remained in India for thirteen years, studying and exploring. Alberuni's scholarly work has not been given the due recognition it deserves. Not for nearly eight hundred years would any other writer match Alberuni's profound understanding of almost... 
 Buddhist Sects in India  Nalinksha Dutt Buddhist Sects in India   $18.99  $14.24  Buy Now 
This extraordinary book is the only authentic document of its kind. Beginning with a detailed and lucid exposition of the political background of India from Ajatasatru to Mahapadma nanda, it goes on to trace the sources of the Second Buddhist Council, to locate with unerring exactitude the disruptive forces in the Sangha and, in the fourth chapter, to classify the Sects. In the chapters that follow, the learned author deals with the Mahasanghikas, doctrines of Group II-V Schools. In every... 
 The Doctrine of the Upanisads and the Early Buddhism  Hermann oldenberg The Doctrine of the Upanisads and the Early Buddhism   $15.28  $11.46  Buy Now 
Chapter I of this study, which discusses the older Upanisads, viz., the Brhad Aranyaka Upanisad and the Chandogya Upanisad, describes at the outset how the idea of the Supreme Being, the unique mystic power, was conceived in the words Brahman and Atman and how these two entities merged with each other and became identical. It then discusses the doctrine of metempsychosis as evolved from the relation between the Supreme Being and the world of plurality. In this period, the magician-priest begins... 
 Religion of the Rigveda  H.D. Griswold Religion of the Rigveda   $21.94  $16.46  Buy Now 
The present work expounds substantially the value and significance of Indo-Aryan religious ideas as represented in the Rgveda. The work is divided into three Sections arranged in thirteen chapters. Section I deals with the origin of Indo-European and Indo-Iranian religion, its development into the concept of Godhood, Demonology and Priesthood. It describes Vedic tribes, their expansion, colonization, settlement, organization and culture. Section II discusses the peculiar traits of major... 
 The Lalita Cult  V.R. Ramachandra Dikshitar The Lalita Cult   $43.99  $32.99  Buy Now 
The Lalita Cult has figured and still figures prominently among the countless cults of ancient India. Lalita is looked upon by the Hindus as a divine manifestation of the goddess Durga. The cult of Lalita is intimately associated with the Sakti cult or the worship of the Divine as Energy in the feminine form. The present book studies the cult of Lalita from a historical point of view. Though this study is mainly based on the Lalitopakhayana section of the Brahmanda Purana, an endeavour is made... 
 Concept of Rudra-Siva Through the Ages  Mahadeva Chakravarti Concept of Rudra-Siva Through the Ages   $21.94  $16.46  Buy Now 
The present book throws new light on the gradual development of the concept of Rudra-Siva in his animal, phallic and human forms, since the days of the Harappa Civilization. It examines how Siva, the composite Aryan-non-Aryan Divinity, was not only admitted but was ultimately crowned with an exalted position in the Brahmanical pantheon; how the bull once identified with the deity, was regulated to the position of a vahana; how phallism was related to Saivism and also how Siva, in his different... 
 Vamana Purana: Sanskrit Text with English Translation  O.N Bimali (Ed.) Vamana Purana: Sanskrit Text with English Translation   $41.99  $31.49  Buy Now 
According to Manu- ‘‘Vedas are primary source of religion’’, the Puranas, however, are the essence of the religion of Hindu society. Puranas are also regarded as the chief source for the detailed explanation of the Vedas. They, therefore, occupy a significant place in the ancient literature of India. The Puranas have obtained the name of Panchalakshana because their contents generally embrace five topics namely (1) Primary creation or cosmogony, (2) secondary creation, (3) genealogy of gods and... 
 Bheema  Tapasi De Bheema   $4.95  $3.71  Buy Now 
The story of little Bheema is a part of the great Indian epic, Mahabharata.  He was the second among the Pandava brothers, and the strongest of all! The story of Bheema is full of captivating incidents, sometimes evoking laughter and sometimes astonishment. 
 Tantra  Hugh B. Urban Tantra   $25.49  $19.12  Buy Now 
A complex body of religious practices that spread throughout the Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain traditions; a form of spirituality that seemingly combines sexuality, sensual pleasure, and the full range of physical experience with the religious life--Tantra has held a central yet conflicted role within the Western imagination ever since the first "discovery" of Indian religions by European scholars. Always radical, always extremely Other, Tantra has proven a key factor in the imagining of India.... 
 Luv Kush  Tapasi De Luv Kush   $4.95  $3.71   
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This is the story of the two little sons of Lord Rama, the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The stories woven around Luv and Kush are full of heroic incidents and will surely evoke a lot of inspiration among the young readers! 
 Prahlad  Tapasi De Prahlad   $4.95  $3.71  Buy Now 
Among the thousands of stories found in the Hindu mythology, the story of Prahlad, the young devotee of Lord Vishnu, is incomparable. Prahlad was a little boy born to a ferocious demon, King Hiranyakashyap. This is an amazing story of a young devotee, whose father ceaselessly tried to kill his own son, but failed due to the eternal bonding between a devotee and the supreme God. 
 The Origins of Evil in Hindu Mythology  Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty The Origins of Evil in Hindu Mythology   $20.83  $15.63  Buy Now 
In this pertinent and valuable study O'Flaherty answers the crucial questions such as , what solutions did the Hindus offer to the problems of evil? How did these arise and develop historically? And, how if at all can these various solutions be subsumed under a unified world veiw? The problem of evil, in particular the question of theodicy, has long been overlooked or misunderstood by Indologists, who have maintained that there is no problem of evil in Indian thought, or that it was "solved"... 
 Dictionary of Hindu God & Goddesses  T. R. R. Iyengar Dictionary of Hindu God & Goddesses   $32.49  $24.37  Buy Now 
The Hindu pantheon of gods and goddesses has evolved over many millennia from a simple worship of elements and phenomena of nature to a complex system of myriad gods and goddesses of differing physical attributes, characteristic features and functions and each with different forms. The present Dictionary is an attempt to provide an in-depth yet comprehensive account of Hindu gods and goddesses referring to all the important religion sources. The Dictionary will be an immensely useful reference... 
 The Jaiminigrhyasutra Belonging to the Samaveda  W. Caland (Ed.)(Tr.) The Jaiminigrhyasutra Belonging to the Samaveda   $16.49  $12.37  Buy Now 
The Grhya sutras contain rules for customs, ceremonies and sacrifices through which the life of an Indian attains purification. They record a number of popular customs and manners connected with conception, birth, name-giving, first-outing, first-eating by the child. They include rules for tonsure, initiation, completion of studies, customs of courting, engagement, wedding etc. They are important for the Student of Comparative History inasmuch as they contain parallels in the manners and... 
 Sankara's Upadesasahasri (2 Volumes) - Introduction, Text & Indices  Sengaku Mayeda Sankara's Upadesasahasri (2 Volumes) - Introduction, Text & Indices   $50.99  $38.24  Buy Now 
Sankara, the eighth-century Indian philosopher, is generally regarded as the greatest thinker in the long history of Indian philosophy as well as in the metaphysical tradition known as Vedanta. Advaita Vedanta, the school or system founded by him, stresses the Advaita or non-dualist approach to the problem of existence and ultimate reality, and has been the main current of thought in India for hundreds of years. Most of Sankara's works are commentaries on other classics of Indian thought, like... 
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