By Marcus Allsop
By Stephen Knapp
this can be a definitive and straightforward to appreciate consultant to the basic in addition to devotional center of the Vedic/Hindu philosophy. utilizing a variety of references, it grants entry to an important wisdom offered within the Vedic texts concerning your genuine power and non secular identification. therefore, it really is specifically strong for a person who lacks the time to analyze the various themes which are contained in the library of Vedic manuscripts and to determine their insights and knowledge.
many of the issues you will discover include:
an entire overview of the entire Vedic texts and the wide variety of issues they include, and their philosophical conclusion.
the distinctiveness and freedom within the Vedic process of self-discovery.
an outline of the most yoga approaches and their effectiveness, and the true goal of yoga.
A assessment of the most Vedic Divinities, corresponding to Krishna, Radharani, Vishnu, Lakshmi, Shiva, Durga, Ganesh, and others.
the entire crucial teachings of Lord Krishna.
the simplest non secular technique for this contemporary age and what it might probably do for you, with functional directions for deep realizations, and masses more.
This publication will give you an entire technique for advancing at the non secular course, making method for person empowerment, freedom, and non secular illumination.
Stephen Knapp has studied the key Vedic texts of India and practiced yoga and the japanese teachings for over 40 years. He has traveled generally all through India and has taken over 17,000 images of the various holy areas he has visited. He has authored over twenty well-received books on Vedic tradition and its non secular philosophy. He keeps to write down books, articles, and provides lectures at quite a few venues. additional information approximately him and his tasks are available at: www.stephen-knapp.com, or at http://stephenknapp.wordpress.com.
By Robert Charles Zaehner,M. Rosetti
By Aditya Malik
The tales and narratives during this booklet revolve round Goludev's personal tale and deeds, in addition to 1000s of petitions (manauti) written on paper that devotees dangle on his temple partitions, and rituals (jagar) that contain spirit ownership and the embodiment of the deity via particular mediums. The jagars are strong, striking reviews, spell binding as a result of their depth but additionally due to what they suggest when it comes to how we conceptualize being human with the probably unlimited capability to shift, adjust, and rework ourselves via language and formality perform. The petitions, notwithstanding silent and absent of the making a song, drumming, and choreography that accompany jagars, are both strong due to their candid and intimate testimony to the aspirations, breakdowns, struggles, and breakthroughs that circumscribe human existence.
By Michael J. Altman
Cotton Mather, Hannah Adams, and Joseph Priestley engaged the bigger eu Enlightenment venture of classifying and evaluating faith in India. Evangelical missionaries used photographs of "Hindoo heathenism" to elevate help at domestic. Unitarian Protestants came across a kindred spirit within the writings of Bengali reformer Rammohun Roy. well known magazines and customary college books used a dead ringer for darkish, heathen, despotic India to buttress Protestant, white, democratic American id. Transcendentalists and Theosophists imagined the contemplative and esoteric faith of India in its place to materialist American Protestantism. Hindu delegates and American audio system on the 1893 World's Parliament of Religions engaged in a chronic debate concerning the definition of faith in industrializing America.
Heathen, Hindoo, Hindu is a groundbreaking research of yankee representations of faith in India earlier than the flip of the 20 th century. Altman reorients American spiritual historical past and the background of Asian religions in the United States, displaying how americans of every type imagined India for his or her personal reasons. The questions that lively descriptions of heathens, Hindoos, and Hindus long ago, he argues, nonetheless animate American debates today.
By Swami Paramatmananda Puri,Amma,Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi
By Lucinda Ramberg
By Sergio Bocchini
By Prakasarao Velagapudi Ph.D
The richness of Bharath was once clouded by means of lack of knowledge, her glory seared with communalism, enveloped with the fog of secularism. The Hindu satisfaction used to be tarnished with greed and smeared with Macaulyism. the way forward for Bharath seems to be bleak, miserable and depressing. Bharath Mata is attacked from all quarters. She isn't even spared by means of vocal Hindu secularists, liberals and communists. Media has created havoc by way of denouncing the Hindus, Saints and Hindu businesses and leaders. underneath each Hindu, there's the presence of divinity, dharma, spirituality and ahimsa. in some way, he has forsaken the traditional richness and allowed it to be smeared with greed, identify, repute, energy, place, wealth and popularity that merely satiate the current no longer the longer term. Divine intervention can in basic terms opposite the fad and malaise.
Hinduism is being attacked by means of chosen Hindus in addition to the 2 Abrahamic religions. endurance, tolerance and ahimsa made Hinduism a defenseless faith on the planet. It has develop into a gentle aim with out retaliation or any plan to guard itself from enemies either inside and with no. in contrast to different significant religions, Hinduism doesn't pontificate for growth, doesn't think in terrorism and doesn't perform misleading ideas to transform humans; nor do they suspect within the enlargement via conversion recommendations. Their emphasis is at the improvement of the person, self-improvement and enlightenment.
By Chantal Deltenre
L’Inde n’est pas un will pay, c’est un continent, à peine moins vaste que l’Europe et tramé d’au moins autant de diversités que du Cap Nord à Palerme ou de Lisbonne à Moscou : paysages, langues, modes de vie, histoires, saveurs, couleurs…
Reste cette ferveur spirituelle qui émaille los angeles vie quotidienne dans les villes comme dans les villages. Reste cette touffeur moite du début de mousson ou l. a. fournaise de los angeles saison sèche.
Reste surtout cette énigme qu’incarne chaque Indien : de quelle caste, de quelle croyance, de quel monde ? Reste enfin tout ce qui tisse les liens entre l’Inde et l’Occident, les gourous, les héros politiques, les stars de Bollywood et de l’économie planétaire...
Les Miscellanées de l’Inde tentent quelques pistes non pas érudites mais sensibles pour rêver l’Inde, l. a. comprendre ou l’arpenter...
Un merveilleux voyage au cœur de l’Inde, initié par les témoignages et recherches de Chantal Deltenre qui partage ainsi son expérience
À PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR
Romancière et ethnologue, Chantal Deltenre est l’auteur de plusieurs romans et essais qui ont pour cadre sa région d’origine en Belgique ou les will pay qu’elle a sillonnés : l’Égypte, l. a. Roumanie, l’Inde ou encore le Japon.