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 Essence of Scholasticism  Charles Willemen Essence of Scholasticism   $33.49  $25.12  Buy Now 
The Essence of Scholasticism is a meditation manual, leading to arhatship. It is the Gandharan cultural area, i.e. Bactria. Brobably composed in the first century BCE, it was commented on and elaborated in several sastras, the best known being the Abhidharmakosabhasya of the fifth century. The Essence and the Astagrantha are the basic treatises of the non-Vailbhasika sarvastivadins, i.e. of the sautrantikas, of the Gandharan cultural area. These texts were translated in China in the fourth... 
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In Essential Hinduism, the religion's teachings, beliefs, practices, and history are reviewed by an expert hoping to rectify that. This straightforward overview, focussing on Vaishnavism-the most common form of Hinduism - is ideal for those who wish to learn more about this ancient tradition. Beginning with chapters about the foundations of Hinduism, Rosen clearly lays out what is otherwise a complicated history. Providing Hindu terms alongside English translations, he illuminates the basics... 
 Ethics in Early Buddhism  David J. Kalupahana Ethics in Early Buddhism   $18.99  $14.24  Buy Now 
Throughout the centuries, moral philosophers, both Eastern and Western, considered a permanent and eternal law a necessary requirement for the formulation of a moral principle. If such a law was not empirically given, it had to be determined through reason. In contrast, early Buddhism presented a radical theory of impermanence. Interpreters of early Buddhism have been unable to abandon the presupposition of permanence, however, and hence have persisted in viewing nirvana or freedom as a... 
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Hinduism remains the oldest religion in the world. It has, over the years, continued to assimilate within itself different sects, creeds and castes, along with their respective customs, traditions, culture and mode of worship, forming a formidable amalgam of astonishing vitality and dynamism. The secret of Hinduism’s successful survival can be traced to the imaginative and colourful celebration of its festivals by the people. These joyous occasions of festivals have a powerful impact on the... 
 Faith and Philosophy of Jainism  Arun Kumar Jain Faith and Philosophy of Jainism   $43.49  $32.62  Buy Now 
Jainism is a religion which symbolizes solidarity and unity between all beings. Jainism is deeply philosophical and a very scientific religion. This book covers historical developments of Jainism from its earliest time to its latest version. As one of the world’s major religions, Jainism has today a very long history of a splendid tradition, with a well-defined philosophy and code of ethics. This volume covers its beginning, antiquity, doctrines, Tirthankaras, spread, and its contribution to... 
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This volume portrays the relevance of Islamic culture from different angles. This volume is titled: Family Culture in Islam, the topics covered are as following: The Backdrop Respect to parents Women in Islam Wife's Obligations Privileges for Women Pride for Women Women's Rights Islamic Perception of Marriage Muslim Marriage Traditions Marriage Essential Different Marriage Practices Divorce in Islam Special Attention to Children Affection for Children Status of... 
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Holy Quran is the embodiment of Divine Revelations, made from time to time, over a period, spanning over 23 years to the Holy Prophet, Muhammad (Pbuh) by the Almighty, through the agency of the archangel, Gabriel (Jibraeel). Originally encrypted in the Arabic language, it has been translated into almost every language of the world. Alive miracle in itself, it deals with every aspect of human life, here and hereafter. The Holy Quran is not merely a religious book; rather, an encyclopedia of... 
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Ganesa commands universal respect among the indigenous religious schools and sects of the Hindus, Jainas and Buddhists. He is a god who is unique in many ways--his peculiar physiognomy, his double character, as a vighnakarta (creator of obstacles) and as a vighnaharta (remover of obstacles). He is worshipped first to ensure success of all religious and secular functions and enterprieses. GAnesa is also the god of dance and music. The cult of Ganesa spread to various countries of Asia. The... 
 Golwalkar’s “We or our nationhood defined”: A critique  Shamsul Islam Golwalkar’s “We or our nationhood defined”: A critique   $7.99  $5.99  Buy Now 
This book attempts to put across actual facts about Golwalkar's life and beliefs in the light of his original writings, publications of the RSS, documents available in its archives and many other RSS documents the writer collected over the last 35 years from different parts of the country, specially the original text of Golwalkar's book We or Our Nationhood Defined (1939) which is being reproduced in this book. It is the most important text in order to understand the RSS' concept of Hindu... 
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Indian history is glamourous and eventful.  India is a great country, which boasts of a rich history, richer than many a nation in the world.  Its history is vast and illustrious by all counts.  the term 'India' finds its origin in the 'Indus Valley Civilisation' that florished at the banks of the river Indus.  The history of India is one of the most interesting and enlightening onnes in the midst of a plethora of world histories.  For the purpose of ease, it can... 
 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. 
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Every day of the year, thousands of pilgrims swarm into the sacred precincts of Kerala's Guruvayur Temple. They come to seek the blessings of Lord Krishna, known locally as Guruvayurappan, a deity whose precious idol was, according to myth, originally worshipped by Lord Vishnu. Another belief states that the idol was eventually inherited by Lord Krishna and enshrined in Dwaraka and that, just before his death. He declared that it was to be re-installed in India's most sacred place. The task... 
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This book is a systematic introduction to Hindu mysticism as it evolved in India through the ages. Mysticism is not an intellectual theory, It is fundamentally an active, formative, creative, elevating and ennobling principle of life. According to the author, mysticism means a spiritual grasp of the aims and problems of life in a much more real and ultimate manner than is possible to mere reason. This small book gives a brief general outline of some of the most important types of mysticism,... 
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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... 
 Hindu Tenets: The Founding Doctrines of Vedic Hindu Dharma  J Agarwal Hindu Tenets: The Founding Doctrines of Vedic Hindu Dharma   $9.99  $7.49  Buy Now 
This is the story of the religiosity of the ancient Aryan race of people who lived in their homeland called the Aryavarta or Bharata or India (now) from the most prehistoric times in the history of human civilization, and their way of life called the Vedic Dharma, which forms the heart and soul of the present day Hindu Dharma or Hinduism. The general reader from any part of the world will find this small book to be quite informative about one of the most widely practiced and living religions of... 
 Hindu View of Judaism  Ananda Hindu View of Judaism     
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First and foremost of all, it is a fact that there was a great dearth for books of this type. As such this publication tries to fill up the long felt want specially, from the Indian point of view. It is a good addition also to the religious series of the Ramakrishna Mission publications (which incidently includes books on Buddha and Buddhism, Christ and Christianity, even Mohammed and Islam) but uptil now not a single writing on Judaism. This publication no doubt nicely harmonises with the... 
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Hindu: Joy of Life in this present new edition is an attempt to simplify the tenets of an age-old religion and to demystify it for the reader of today. Utpal K Banerjee delves into the past to bring understanding to the present. This book is a quest to discover the enduring vitality that exists in the Hindu way of life. It celebrates a great tradition. Beginning with the Vedic deities the sun, moon, fire and storm, Banerjee weaves his narration through a time when the universe was devoid of a... 
 Hinduism and Buddhism  Sir Charles Eliot Hinduism and Buddhism   $100.49  $75.37  Buy Now 
First published in 1921, when the author was the British Ambassador in Tokyo, Hinduism and Buddhism provides a vivid historical sketch of the Hindu and Buddhist religions, an immense subject. In his introduction Sir Charles Eliot points to the real foundation of Indian thought: ‘Here more than in any other country the national mind finds its favourite occupation and full expression in religion. This quality is geographical rather than racial, for it is possessed by Dravidians as much as by... 
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The author focuses on some of the contemporary scientific ideas vis-a-vis the achievements of old-world Hinduism in cosmogony, astronomy, meteorology and psychology. The book, in the process, unfolds some fundamental Hindu philosophical concepts. Hinduism is not just a religion. It synonymizes the five millennia of India`s cultural heritage which is unequivocally manifest in the Hindu architecture sculptural art music, mythology sanskrit literary classics social institutions and ethical/... 
 Hinduism Reconsidered  Gunther-Dietz Sontheimer Hinduism Reconsidered   $20.99  $15.74  Buy Now 
This volume is based on papers delivered during the IXth European Conference of Modern South Asian Studies at Heidelberg in 1986. The idea of holding the panel "Hinduism Reconsidered" was to evaluate critically current concepts and analytical frameworks used by scholars in their studies on Hinduism. The participants of the panel were therefore invited to contribute papers which either focus critically on theoretical approaches to Hinduism or illustrate their analytical parameters and concepts... 
 History and Doctrines Of The Ajivikas: A Vanished Indian Religion  A.L.Basham History and Doctrines Of The Ajivikas: A Vanished Indian Religion   $38.49  $28.87  Buy Now 
The book presents the history and the doctrines of the Ajivikas who formed a third heretical sect besides the sect of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism and that of Mahavira Vardhamana, the twenty fourth Tirthankara of the Jainas. The three heterodox sects react against the ritualistic creed of the Verdicts. The cult of Ajivikas was founded by Makkhali Gosal, the contemporary of Mahavira Vardhamana, on the basis of strict determinism with a belief in the all-embracing rule of Niyati... 
 History of Pilgrimage in Ancient India  Samarendra narayan Arya History of Pilgrimage in Ancient India   $30.99  $23.24  Buy Now 
The book outlines the origin and development of the practice of pilgrimage in India between AD 300 and 1200 and draws extensively on epigraphic and literary data particularly the Puranic corpus to delineate the growing popularity of the ritual, spatially and chronologically. Viewing religion as part of the social process, it seeks to explore linkages between new religious trends and changes taking place in the material conditions of life. Although there are a few references to pilgrimage... 
 History of Pre-Buddhistic Indian Philosophy  B.M. Barua History of Pre-Buddhistic Indian Philosophy   $38.49  $28.87  Buy Now 
The present work is designed to survey the evolution of philosophical thought in the Vedic and post-Vedic periods preceding the rise of Jainism and Buddhism. The author has traced up the development of early Indian philosophy on divergent lines on the basis of the Rgveda, Atharvaveda, Aranyakas, the older Upanisads and the allied literature. The author has exploited the original Indian sources and in defiance of several scholiasts has proved that the process of early Indian thought evolution... 
 History of The Ancient Indian Rituals  Navneet Dugar History of The Ancient Indian Rituals   $50.49  $37.87  Buy Now 
The Hindus have Varna System. It is not at all caste-equivalent. It simply indicates a social division based on Gunas. There exists all over the world one sort of division or the other in a society, which is so inevitable for social growth and prosperity. Each individual is possessed of a particular ability by nature. One may well perform a physical labour another may be more of thinker and some may be artistic some included to technology, music, Medicine, trade, industry or any other... 
 History of the Tantric Religion  Dr. N.N. Bhattacharyya History of the Tantric Religion   $43.99  $32.99  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... 
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