Hinduism

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By: Sarada Chiruvolu

Home at Last explains specific landmarks that we encounter during the journey toward enlightenment, based on the author’s direct experience.The book also lets readers know what they can expect when confronting the mysterious, awakened inner ...

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By: Roman Sieler

Lethal Spots, Vital Secrets provides an ethnographic study of varmakkalai, or the art of the vital spots, a South Indian esoteric tradition that combines medical practice and martial arts. Although siddha medicine is officially part of the Indian ...

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This collection of timeless poetry celebrates the eternal spiritual truth within each heart. The poems span a wide range of cultures and civilizations - from India to Europe, Japan, and the Middle East - and each one offers a unique perspective ab...

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Wendy Doniger and Martha Nussbaum bring together leading scholars from a wide array of disciplines to address a crucial question: How does the worlds most populous democracy survive repeated assaults on its pluralistic values? Indias stunning ling...

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By: Swami Paramananda

The Upanishads are early philosophical texts of the Hindu religion. The Upanishads represent the loftiest heights of ancient Indo-Aryan thought and culture and are regarded as direct revelations of God. Because these teachings were usually given i...

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By: Michelle Voss Roberts

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By: Ebrahim Moosa, Matt Cleary

Navigate the world's belief systems with this faith-filled resource! Want to learn more about Judaism? Confused about Confucianism? This book is the answer to your prayers! World Religions DeMYSTiFieD is filled with the knowledge you need to ace ...

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By: Mohandas K. Gandhi

The Bhagavad Gita presents a synthesis of the Brahmanical concept of Dharma, theistic bhakti, the yogic ideals of liberation through jnana, and Samkhya philosophy. Numerous commentaries have been written on the Bhagavad Gita with widely differing ...

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By: 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. This series of interconnected essays and lectures surveys the most critically i...

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In the sixteenth century, the saint and scholar Sri Caitanya set in motion a wave of devotion to Krishna that began in eastern India and has now found its way around the world. Caitanya taught that the highest aim of life is to develop selfless lo...