Books in category Religion – Hinduism

  • Concentrazione e Meditazione

    Concentrazione e Meditazione
    Swami Sivananda Sarasvati

    Più di ogni altro libro finora pubblicato sull’argomento, quest’opera illumina sulla pratica della meditazione, particolarmente come essa viene intesa nel mondo indù e come può essere messa in atto nella trasposizione occidentale.

  • Because It Gives Me Peace of Mind

    Because It Gives Me Peace of Mind
    Anne Mackenzie Pearson

    Explores the history and nature of vrats (ritual fasts) in text and practice, and the roles these rites play in the lives of Hindu women in North India.

  • The Divine Quest East and West

    The Divine Quest, East and West
    James L. Ford

    James L. Ford engages these fascinating questions, exploring notions of “the Divine” or “Ultimate Reality” within Jewish, Christian, Hindu, and Buddhist traditions.

  • On Hinduism

    On Hinduism
    Wendy Doniger

    In this magisterial volume of essays, Wendy Doniger enhances our understanding of the ancient and complex religion to which she has devoted herself for half a century.

  • Orientalism and Religion

    Orientalism and Religion
    Richard King

    Orientalism and Religion offers us a timely discussion of the implications of contemporary post-colonial theory for the study of religion.

  • Hymns from the Rig V da

    Hymns from the Rig-Véda

    The presentation of the twelve hymns in this book makes available a portion of one of the major scriptures of humanity in contemporary idioms (English, French, german, and Spanish) that reflect the quality, substance, and form of the …

  • Feeding the World in the 21st Century

    Feeding the World in the 21st Century
    Christian Anton Smedshaug

    This volume contains a critical edition, English translation and essays on the initial section of the Kasikavrtti (7th c. CE), the oldest complete commentary on the Astadhyayi of Panini.

  • Magical Progeny Modern Technology

    Magical Progeny, Modern Technology
    Swasti Bhattacharyya

    A Hindu bioethics of reproductive technology that references the Mahabharata.

  • Beyond Sacred Violence

    Beyond Sacred Violence
    Kathryn McClymond

    In Beyond Sacred Violence, Kathryn McClymond argues that the modern Western world’s reductive understanding of sacrifice simplifies an enormously broad and dynamic cluster of religious activities.

  • Narmad parikram Circumambulation of the Narmad River

    Narmad?parikram? – Circumambulation of the Narmad? River
    Jürgen Neuß

    In Narmad?parikram?. Circumambulation of the Narmad? River Jürgen Neuss offers a comprehensive study of the Narmad?parikram?, a singular Hindu pilgrimage, which comprises the complete circumambulation of the Central Indian river Narmad?.

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