By Bibek Debroy
By Parvez Dewan
By Jacqueline G. Suthren Hirst
Samkara (c.700 CE) has been looked via many because the so much authoritative Hindu philosopher of all time. a very good Indian Vedantin brahmin, Samkara used to be basically a commentator at the sacred texts of the Vedas and a instructor within the Advaitin instructing line. This book serves as an creation to Samkara's concept which takes this as a critical topic. the writer develops an leading edge strategy according to Samkara's methods of examining sacred texts and creatively examines the profound interrelationship among sacred textual content, content material and technique in Samkara's proposal. the focus of the ebook is on Samkara's educating technique. this system is, for Samkara, in line with the Upanishads' personal; it's to be hired through Advaitin academics to attract students skilfully in the direction of that realisation that's past all phrases. hence, this ebook could be of curiosity not just to scholars and students of Indian philosophy, yet to all these drawn to the relation among language and that that's held to go beyond it.
By Swami Sadashiva Tirtha
By Arundhati Subramaniam
Today; greater than three hundred million humans around the globe reflect on themselves beneficiaries of Gautama Buddha’s perception; and think that it has irrevocably marked their religious dedication and identification.
Who used to be this guy who nonetheless continues to be the sort of very important determine for the modern day questor? How did he arrive on the consciousness that ‘suffering by myself exists; yet none that suffer; the deed there's; yet no doer thereof; Nirvana there's; yet not anyone looking it; the trail there's; yet none who shuttle it’?
The e-book of Buddha lines many of the levels of the religious trip undertaken through a guy who began as Siddhartha the Seeker; accomplished realizing as Shakyamuni the Sage and attained supremacy as Tathagata the Master—finally attaining transcendence as Jina the Victor whilst he used to be reworked into the Buddha and have become the Enlightened One.
Combining own perception with a deep figuring out of Buddhist philosophy; Arundhathi Subramaniam offers the reader a delicate and revealing portrait of the Buddha and his function in shaping and transfiguring the process background. during this passionate and deeply felt rendition of the Buddha’s lifestyles she explores his enduring influence; and affirms that notwithstanding he promised no quick-fix method to life’s difficulties; Buddhism has remained really democratic since it holds out the promise of self-realization for all.
By V. Krishnamurthy
The ocean of Hindu scriptural knowledge within the type of teachings of historical masters of the faith is simply too immense for unmarried contributors. This booklet offers, even if, a compact attached number of such knowledge from the mammoth and deep literature on Devotional Hindu idea. beginning with a comparative examine of Sundarakanda within the 3 enormous epics—Valmiki Ramayana, Kamba Ramayanam and Tulsi's Ram Charitamanas, it is going directly to clarify the deeper features of Devotion and Prayer via gem stones from the Bhagavatam and likewise via short bills of lives and achievements of the best devotees, saints and masters who modelled Hindu inspiration over the centuries.
About The Author:
V. Krishnamurthy (b. 1927) has served the dept of arithmetic in Thiagarajar collage, Madurai; Annamalai college; collage of Illinois, united states; and BITS, Pilani, the place he was once additionally Deputy Director for 2 a long time. His mathematical examine is within the quarter of practical research, Topology, Combinatorics and arithmetic Education.
Prof. Krishnamurthy used to be additionally educated systematically within the conventional Hindu scriptures. as well as lots of lectures on Hindu scriptural literature and Vedanta, he has to his credits many books on Hinduism, together with necessities of Hinduism (1989); Hinduism for the subsequent iteration (1992); the 10 Commandments of Hinduism (1994); technology and Spirituality—A Vedanta belief (2002); reside fortunately the Gita means (2008); and gem stones from the sea of religious Hindu inspiration (2010).
By Amma,Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi,Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri
By Arindam Nath
Bridging Souls—A trip from Mahabharata to Bharata is a thought-provoking and scholarly e-book that juxtaposes the occasions of Mahabharata with the socio-political surroundings of modern day India. it's an erudite treatise that analyzes Mahabharata-related concerns just like the start of the Pandavas, their use of varied guns within the Kurukshetra warfare and the position of many different characters at the sidelines, with knowledge in addition to intelligence. It makes for racy examining because the narrative criss-crosses among the previous and the current, with an endearing love tale and an exhilarating homicide secret, intertwined with the cerebral interpretation of the Mahabharata. appreciably unorthodox and hard-hitting, the booklet is probably going to make the reader event a huge shift in his knowing of the Mahabharata.
This e-book is an try to take a clean examine the episodes of previous, recorded within the recognized epic Mahabharata. it truly is guaranteed to bring up a number of eyebrows and will be even surprise various trustworthy believers, yet for a transformation, one could try and evaluation to choose if we will settle for these practices today.
--G M Srivastava, I.P.S. (Retd.), Former DGP Tripura and Assam
Bridging Souls, a desirable travelogue penned via Arindam Nath, actually bridges innumerable souls and hearts throughout peninsular India. Nath’s labour of affection additionally refocuses at the crucial cultural continuity during this old country down the annals of historical past. extra remarkably, the racy fluent kind of narrative makes the publication unputdownable until the tip.
--Sekhar Dutta, Senior Journalist of The Telegraph
By Hugh B. Urban
By Shri Aurobindo,Jean Herbert
l. a. première partie disclose le yet de ce yoga, qui vise à los angeles " supramentalisation " de celui qui le pratique, et relève los angeles nécessité d'une grande individualisation de l'enseignement.
Les events suivantes traitent du rôle que jouent dans ce yoga le psychological, le very important, le body et le psychique, de los angeles position qu'y occupent les divers yogas classiques, des disciplines à y observer, des hindrances auxquels on se heurte, des aides divines et autres sur lesquelles on peut compter, ainsi que des problèmes de los angeles mort, de l. a. maladie, et tous ceux liés à notre quotidien.
Dans une longue préface, Jean Herbert nous brosse du yoga de Shrî Aurobindo un tableau d'ensemble qui facilite l. a. lecture de ces textes essentiels.