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 The Doctrine of the Upanisads and the Early Buddhism  Hermann oldenberg The Doctrine of the Upanisads and the Early Buddhism   $37.99  $28.49  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... 
 The Emptying God : A Buddhist-Jewish-Christian Conversation  Christopher Ives (Ed.) The Emptying God : A Buddhist-Jewish-Christian Conversation   $18.99  $14.24  Buy Now 
Masao Abe is widely acknowledged as a leader in the worldwide dialogue on Buddhism. A profound scholar of Buddhism and of Christian theology, his critical and constructive reflections culminate in the seminal essay which is the corner stone of this volume. Seven eminent scholars respond to the challenge of Abe’s construal of Kenotic God and Dynamic Sunyata. Abe demonstrates powerfully the dynamism of the Buddhist appreciation of the diving emptiness at the heart of Being. His essay suggests... 
 The Encyclopedia of Dream Interpretation  Eili Goldberg The Encyclopedia of Dream Interpretation   $44.99  $33.74  Buy Now 
This encyclopedia is a collection of interpretations of thousands of dreams and dream fragments. The author examined 73 different dream dictionaries and countless other books dealing with drams and their meanings- from ancient sources such as the Bible, Ancient Egypt, the Middle Ages, and up to modern books such as Freud and Jung's theories and interpretations of dreams. This impressive encyclopedia is unique in that it both interprets the dream and relates to dreams as an important tool to... 
 The Evolution of Religion: The History and Religions of Egypt and Harrapan India  Sulabh Jain The Evolution of Religion: The History and Religions of Egypt and Harrapan India   $20.49  $15.37  Buy Now 
A compelling study of startling religio-historical similarities between the ancient Egyptian and Harappan civilizations, Sulabh Jain's thesis is a veritable shot in the arm for the cause of the universal 'super religion'.By humanising faith and understanding that various interpretations of any single devotional idea is common across mankind's religions the human psyche is explored in a fascinating new way.A worthy addition to the canon of literature on the two major sources of religious... 
 The Global India  Sivaji Rao Vallurupalli The Global India   $189.49  $142.12  Buy Now 
The Indian sub-continent commands a unique place in the global context with its rich cultural heritage, varied faiths and traditions, complex society and manifestations and celestial beings. The impact of India's unparalleled and unrivalled history and culture on other civilizations has been brought out by the learned author. This book will be  very useful to archaeologists, art historians and students dealing will India's ten-millennia old civilization. Table of... 
 The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet (Vol 1)  Bu Ston The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet (Vol 1)   $19.49  $14.62  Buy Now 
The History of Buddhism and Tibet contains the translation of the 2nd part of Bu-ton's History of Buddhism, beginning with the life of Buddha and ending with an account of the work carried out by the Tibetan Lotsvas and Indian Pandits of Bu-ton's own period and immediately before him (XII and XIII cent.). The book contains translations of the Buddhist Cannonical texts, exegetical treatise from Sanskrit and numerous quotations from both sutra and sastra. Because of this it... 
 The History of the Sikhs  W.L. M’Gregor The History of the Sikhs   $31.99  $23.99   
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Written by a British army surgeon who participated in the military campaign to consolidate colonial rule over Punjab - the land of the five rivers  - this mid-nineteenth century document is more than a fascinating source book for a significant period of Sikh history. Rich in anecdotes and eye-witness accounts, The History of the Sikhs also opens a window into the British mind - the way the conquerors understood the people they tried to subdue and the land they conquered. This... 
 The Iconography of Avalokitesvara in Mainland South East Asia  Nandana Chutiwongs The Iconography of Avalokitesvara in Mainland South East Asia   $160.49  $120.37   
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This book contains a life-long study by the author on the concept and configuration of one of the best loved religious figures in Asia. It is based on data extensively acquired from inscriptional and other archaeological evidence. The book offers a deep insight into the religious life of ancient Southeast Asia, which had provided the backdrop to the veneration of Avalokitesvara, the Buddhist personification of compassion. The visual representations portray him in an amazing variety of forms,... 
 The Indian buddhist Iconnography  Benoytosh Bhattacharyya The Indian buddhist Iconnography   $141.49  $106.12  Buy Now 
This volume is an attempt to present a comprehensive work on Buddhist iconography of India, and is mainly based on Sanskrit text prepared from seven recensions of the Sadhanamala alias Sadhanasamuccaya. The text has been illustrated by pictures representing images in several museums in India and elsewhere in the collection of numerous Nepalese monasteries. In the present work endeavour has been made to indentify the images of Buddhist deities by means of Dliyanas given in the Sadhanamala.... 
 The Inner Teachings of the Philosophy and Religion of India  Yogi Ramacharaka The Inner Teachings of the Philosophy and Religion of India    $31.49  $23.62  Buy Now 
This books deals with the inner teachings of the Philosophy and Religion of India. It takes about the contribution of India to the world in terms of language, philosophy through Vedas and Upanishads, spirituality, the theory of the one Supreme Soul, etc. The sankhya system. The meaning of the term ?Sankhya?, the basic proposition of the sankhya System, which is known as Prakriti and Purusha have been discussed in detail. Advaita school of Vedanta, founded by Sankaracharya, Vishishtadvaita... 
 The Jaiminigrhyasutra Belonging to the Samaveda  W. Caland (Ed.)(Tr.) The Jaiminigrhyasutra Belonging to the Samaveda   $24.99  $18.74  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... 
 The Jain Path: Ancient Wisdom for an Age of Anxiety  Aidan Rankin The Jain Path: Ancient Wisdom for an Age of Anxiety   $38.49  $28.87  Buy Now 
Jainism is one of the world's oldest religions. It is rigorous, rational and unequivocal in its teachings on non-violence and insistence on nobility in thoughts, words and deeds.  Self-reliance is the cornerstone of Jain philosophy. Jain cosmology is very advanced and Jain theory of karma is highly rational. It revolves around a profoundly spiritual personal journey where each soul is enjoined to be of assistance to one another but remain detached throughout. Contents: Preface ... 
 The Jews of India  Benjamin J Israel The Jews of India   $18.99  $14.24  Buy Now 
Though many may be aware of this. India has had resident Jewish communities for more than a millennium. Regular visits by Jewish merchants and sailors from West Asia go back two millennia and more. This book tells the story of the three strands of Indian Jews--the ancient Bene Israel and Cochini Jewish communities and the more recent (18th-20th century) community of West-India Jews, the 'Baghdadis', their inter-relations and interactions, both among themselves and with the Hindu and Muslim... 
 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... 
 The Lingaraja Temple of Bhubaneswar  K.S. Behera The Lingaraja Temple of Bhubaneswar   $96.49  $72.37  Buy Now 
Built in the 11th century, the temple of Lingaraja in Bhubaneswar is acclaimed as one of the finest temples of India. With its construction the Orissan temple style reached its mature phase and set the model for later temples to follow. The book, for the first time, makes an indepth study of the temple in all its aspects such as its history, architecture, sculpture, mode of worship, festivals, organization of services, etc. to understand the temple in its totality. The architectural features... 
 The Masterpiece Library of Islam (8 Vols.)  Irving, Hugbes, Lammens, Fazl, Arnold The Masterpiece Library of Islam (8 Vols.)   $287.99  $215.99  Buy Now 
Islam has been a great force in world history. Within a few centuries after the death of Mohammed in A.D. 632 the Islamic creed had spread across half the world and obtained a powerful hold over millions of people. The present set published as a multivolume collection contains very rare and remarkable works on Islam. An attempt has been made to trace its origin and history. The endeavour is to elucidate the true place of Islam in the history of religions. Contents: Vol. I. Mohammed and... 
 The Matrix and Diamond World Mandalas in Shingon Buddhism (2 Vol)  Adrian Snodgrass The Matrix and Diamond World Mandalas in Shingon Buddhism (2 Vol)   $162.99  $122.24  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... 
 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"... 
 The Origins of Virasaiva Sects  R. Blake Michael The Origins of Virasaiva Sects   $22.49  $16.87  Buy Now 
A Typological Analysis of Ritual and Association Patterns in the Sunyasampadane. Origins of the Virasaiva Sects in probably the most thorough exploration of Virasaivism availabel in any language except Kannada. Already, the activities of founder/reformer Basava are well-known throughout India and world-wide. It explores a crucial text, the Sunyasampadane, from Virasaivism's third century of development. 
 The Popular Life of Buddha  Arthur Lillie The Popular Life of Buddha   $12.70  $9.53  Buy Now 
- Containing an Answer to the Hibbert Lectures of 1881. The Hibbert Lectures are an annual series of non-sectarian lectures on theological issues. They are sponsored by the Hibbert Trust, which was founded in 1847 by the Unitarian Robert Hibbert with a goal to uphold "the unfettered exercise of private judgement in matters of religion.". The Hibbert Lectures of 1881 were centred on the origin and growth of religion, particularly of the place of Buddhism in the development of religious... 
 The Position of Women in Hindu Civilization  A.S. Altekar The Position of Women in Hindu Civilization   $23.49  $17.62  Buy Now 
The Position of Women in Hindu Civilization will enable the reader to understand the subject in true perspective, as it is based upon a critical and impartial survey of all the available data. The work not only surveys the position of Hindu women during the last four thousand years but also indicates the general lines on which the present day problems confronting them should be solved. The treatment is quite impartial; the limitations of the Hindu Civilization have not been passed over nor its... 
 The Power of Gender and the Gender of Power: Explorations in Early Indian History  Kumkum Roy The Power of Gender and the Gender of Power: Explorations in Early Indian History   $54.49  $40.87  Buy Now 
Is it possible to recover the histories of gender for early India? How can gender analyses enrich our understanding of early India today? Drawing upon a range of textual traditions, this unique collection examines the significance of gender in the reconstruction of India’s past. It goes beyond the simple binaries of a ‘high’ or ‘low’ status for women to explore the diversities and complexities of gender relations in early India. Table of Contents: Introduction Towards histories... 
 The Son of the God of Wind: The Exploits of Sri Hanumana  Pandit Atma Ram Sharma The Son of the God of Wind: The Exploits of Sri Hanumana   $25.99  $19.49  Buy Now 
The present work is the result of translation of selected stories about Sri Hanumana by late Pandit Atma Ram Sharma, a Sanskrit teacher at Scindia School, Swalior, Madhya Pradesh. Although the translation is of selected stories only, it makes a coherent and well-connected reading. The translated version was edited by Dr. A.K. Monga. The final reading of the manuscript was done by Dr. G.P. Bhatt who also provided the diacritical marks.For the Hindus, Hanumana personifies the highest level of... 
 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... 
 The Virgin Birth and the Earliest Christian Tradition  K. D. Sethna The Virgin Birth and the Earliest Christian Tradition   $5.49  $4.12  Buy Now 
In this study on the Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ, the author stresses that the focus must be not on the "manner in which orthodox Christians understand Mary's child to have emerged from her womb" but on "the nature of the conception by which that child is said to have been born virginally". He states, "the more correct term, therefore, would be the Virginal Conception of Jesus." The study is not from a rationalist angle but "to find if the basic Christian tradition itself affords ground for... 
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