By Steven J. Rosen

ISBN-10: 0742562379

ISBN-13: 9780742562370

With its complicated nature and lots of kinds and practices, Hinduism is among the world's such a lot elusive religions for outsiders to appreciate. In crucial Hinduism, professional Steven Rosen goals to make the features of this religion transparent. crucial Hinduism explores this wealthy culture via its heritage, literature, arts, and people.This simple assessment focuses totally on monotheistic Vaishnavism, the commonest type of Hinduism. starting with chapters concerning the foundations of Hinduism, Steven Rosen essentially lays out the religion's another way complex historical past. delivering Hindu phrases along English translations, he illuminates the fundamentals of the religion for readers unacquainted with its kinds and tenets and examines often held misconceptions. Chapters approximately practices, together with gala's, teachings, chanting, consuming behavior, and extra, convey Hinduism to existence in vibrant element.

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By Indira Viswanathan Peterson

ISBN-10: 8120807847

ISBN-13: 9788120807846

Composed by means of 3 poet-saints among the 6th and eigth centuries A.D., the Tevaram hymns are the first scripture of Tamil Saivism, one of many first renowned large-scale devotional routine inside of Hinduism. Indira Peterson eloquently renders into English which supply bright and relocating graphics of the photographs, myths, rites, and adoration of Siva. it's a wealthy resource publication for the research of the South Indian renowned faith.

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By Aurélie Névot

ISBN-10: 2271077079

ISBN-13: 9782271077073

Los angeles relation maître-disciple « défie toute étude d’ensemble », a écrit George Steiner, tant elle se singularise par los angeles rigidity entre ses cadres multiples et son caractère precise. Socle de l’édifice social, elle s’incarne entre deux personnes, tout en constituant le médium de l. a. pensée en partage. C’est en multipliant les angles et en diversifiant les domaines où cette relation s’exerce que pareil phénomène peut être approché. Tel est le propos de cet ouvrage rassemblant philosophes, historiens et ethnologues. De l’Académie d’Athènes à l’enseignement dans les associations scolaires et universitaires en Europe contemporaine, de filiations spirituelles et musicales hindoues à des pratiques chamaniques de Chine, les auteurs s’interrogent sur les acteurs de los angeles transmission – orale ou livresque, parlée ou muette, gestuelle ou musiquante –, et l’intimité de ces « passeurs de query ». Confucius dit transmettre mais ne pas innover, tout en considérant que de l’ancien émane l. a. nouveauté ; Fichte fait du rapport maître-disciple l. a. de l’éclosion du savoir. Autant de events dans des civilisations et des temps différents qui déploient toutes les facettes de cette rencontre interpersonnelle. Autant d’occasions de mettre en lumière los angeles continuité, l. a. perdurance de l’objet à transmettre.Une réflexion stimulante sur un phénomène social mal connu : l. a. transmission du savoir.

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By Gavin Flood

ISBN-10: 0199684561

ISBN-13: 9780199684564

The concept there's a fact in the individual associated with the invention of a deeper, extra basic, extra genuine self has been a standard subject in lots of religions all through background and an concept that remains with us this present day. This inwardness or interiority detailed to me as a vital function of who i'm has been a side of tradition or even a defining attribute of individual; an actual, inner most sphere to which we will be able to retreat that's past the conflicts of the outer global. This internal international turns into extra actual than the outer, that is noticeable as yet a light mirrored image. Remarkably, a twin of the reality inside is located throughout cultures, and this ebook provides an account of this concept within the pre-modern historical past of Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism. moreover, in theistic religions, Christianity, and a few varieties of Hinduism, the reality inside is conflated with the assumption of God inside, and in all circumstances this internal fact is believed to be not just the center of the individual, but in addition the center of the universe itself. Gavin Flood examines the metaphor of inwardness and the belief of fact inside of, in addition to the tools built in religions to achieve it similar to prayer and meditation. those perspectives of inwardness that hyperlink the self to cosmology might be contrasted with a latest knowing of the individual. In reading the reality inside in Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism, Flood bargains a hermeneutical phenomenology of inwardness and a defence of comparative faith.

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By (Hindu deity) Krishna; Bryant, Edwin Francis

ISBN-10: 0195148916

ISBN-13: 9780195148916

ISBN-10: 0195148924

ISBN-13: 9780195148923

ISBN-10: 0198034008

ISBN-13: 9780198034001

ISBN-10: 0199724318

ISBN-13: 9780199724314

ISBN-10: 1281158879

ISBN-13: 9781281158871

Within the West Krishna is basically often called the speaker of the Bhagavad Gita. however it is the tales of Krishna's adolescence and his later exploits that experience supplied probably the most vital and common resources of spiritual narrative within the Hindu spiritual panorama. This quantity brings jointly new translations of consultant samples of Krishna non secular literature from numerous genres -- classical, renowned, local, sectarian, poetic, literary, and philosophical

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By Anonymous

ISBN-10: 8491059768

ISBN-13: 9788491059769

Los mejores libros jamás escritos. Un diálogo entre el dios y el hombre que muestra los caminos de l. a. acción, los angeles devoción y el conocimiento de Oriente. «Todos los seres nacen en los angeles ilusión, l. a. ilusión de los angeles división procedente del deseo y el odio.»

Este texto forma parte del libro VI del Mahabharata, y fue escrito probablemente en los siglos I o II a.C. No se conocen sus autores. Se presenta como un diálogo entre Arjuna y Krisna, en el campo de batalla, justo cuando va a empezar l. a. guerra entre los Pandaras y los Kauravas. El miedo a l. a. batalla inicia un diálogo a través del cual se traza una sinopsis del pensamiento y experiencia religiosa de l. a. India, que aglutina los caminos de los angeles acción, l. a. devoción y el conocimiento.

A Juan Mascaró se debe una de las traducciones más célebres de los angeles Bhagavad Gita, que aquí presentamos en versión castellana de José Manuel Abeleira frente al sánscrito original.

Mahatma Gandhi dijo...
«Cuando las dudas me persiguen, cuando los angeles desilusión me mira fijamente a los angeles cara y no veo ningún rayo de esperanza en el horizonte, me dirijo hacia Bhagavad Gita y busco un verso que me reconforte.»

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By Susan Snow Wadley

ISBN-10: 0253111277

ISBN-13: 9780253111272

ISBN-10: 0253217245

ISBN-13: 9780253217240

ISBN-10: 0253344786

ISBN-13: 9780253344786

"... [T]ells an excellent tale, one a lot enjoyed in northern India.... fills a major lacuna within the paintings on oral epic." -- Lindsey HarlanDhola is an oral epic played basically via lower-caste, often illiterate, males within the Braj area of northern India. the tale of Raja Nal, "a king who doesn't understand he's a king," this mammoth epic portrays a global of complicated social relationships regarding altering and incorrect identities, goddesses, strong girls, magicians, and people of many various castes. during this finished research and primary prolonged English translation in response to a number of oral models, Susan Snow Wadley argues that the tale explores the character of humanity whereas additionally demanding average assumptions approximately Hinduism, gender, and caste. She examines the connection among oral and written texts and the effect of person functionality kinds along a lyrical translation of the paintings.

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