By Dennis Waite
Ce livre présente l'advaita vedânta de manière claire et obtainable à tous. Coeur de los angeles philosophie non-duelle et de los angeles spiritualité de l'Inde, l'advaita vedânta s'appuie sur les textes sacrés que sont les Upanishads et sur les écrits de nombreux penseurs comme Shankara (ville siècle), le Platon indien. Qu'est-ce que l'advaita ? remark devrions-nous agir ? Qu'est-ce qui est réel, qu'est-ce qui est phantasm ? Pourquoi los angeles connaissance du Soi est-elle si importante ? Ne suis-je que ce corps et cet esprit ? Qui suis-je ? L'univers a-t-il été créé ? remark " devenir illuminé " ? L'auteur nous révèle les réponses que l'immense et profonde spiritualité de l'Inde a donné à ces questions.
By Bradley L. Herling
Publish yr note: First released April 1st 2009
How did the Bhagavadgata first develop into an item of German philosophical and philological inquiry? How have been its foundational ideas at first interpreted inside German highbrow circles, and what does this episode within the heritage of cross-cultural come across train us in regards to the prestige of comparative philosophy at the present time?
This e-book addresses those questions via a cautious examine of the figures who learn, translated and interpreted the Bhagavadgata round the flip of the 19th century in Germany: J.G. Herder, F. Majer, F. Schlegel, A.W. Schlegel, W. von Humboldt, and G.W.F. Hegel. Methodologically, the examine attends to the highbrow contexts and prejudices that framed the early reception of the textual content. however it additionally delves deeper by way of investigating the best way those frameworks inflected the development of the Bhagavadgata and its foundational innovations throughout the scholarly acts of excerpting, anthologization, and translation.
Overall, the venture contributes to the pluralization of Western philosophy and its background whereas at the same time arguing for a persevered severe alertness in cross-cultural comparability of philosophical and spiritual worldviews."
By Deepak Lal
India is an rising immense. This booklet explains its lengthy fiscal stagnation and up to date upward push via reading its social, political and historic evolution in long-term point of view. It explains how its unique social procedure in keeping with caste arose and why it nonetheless is of value in its political and social preparations, regardless of India's contemporary movement from the plan to industry.
By Piotr Demianovich Ouspensky
Looking for the marvelous Fragments of an Unknown instructing stands as one of many nice vintage texts of man’s everlasting look for that means and being. whilst Piotr Demianovich Ouspensky (1878-1947) met Gurdjieff in St. Petersburg in 1915, he was once uniquely ready to resonate to the latter’s name, and used to be to turn into some of the most very important humans to aid unfold Gurdjieff’s principles on the planet. He was once already a well-liked journalist and complete author who had written numerous books on esoteric traditions (his seminal Tertium Organum was once released in 1912). He had simply back from his personal large seek within the East, the place he encountered a couple of “teachers” yet had no longer came upon what he was once taking a look for—an esoteric institution, with a real instructor. In Gurdjieff he famous any such instructor, and have become a pupil. Later he distanced himself from Gurdjieff, for purposes which are hinted at within the current ebook and somewhere else, yet which stay mysterious. Ouspensky himself turned a big instructor, in a sort derived virtually solely from Gurdjieff. He attracted many scholars in London, and later in New Jersey the place he moved in 1941. He persevered to paintings at the vast notes he had made in the course of his interval learning at once with Gurdjieff (1915-1924). almost immediately ahead of he died, he accomplished the current booklet, which used to be in keeping with those notes.
By Glyn Richards
Via a balanced collection of texts with commentaries, this paintings combines an method of the renaissance of Hinduism and the reformation of Indian society.
By Carole Satyamurti
“Astonishing. . . . [Satyamurti’s Mahabharata] brings [the] prior alive . . . as if it have been a singular in finely crafted verse.”—Vinay Dharwadker
Originally composed nearly thousand years in the past, the Mahabharata tells the tale of a royal dynasty, descended from gods, whose feud over their nation leads to a devastating struggle. however it comprises even more than clash. An epic masterpiece of big sweep and magisterial energy, “a hundred instances extra interesting” than the Iliad and the Odyssey, writes Wendy Doniger within the advent, the Mahabharata is a undying paintings that conjures up a global of delusion, ardour, and war whereas exploring everlasting questions of accountability, love, and non secular freedom. A seminal Hindu textual content, which include the Bhagavad Gita, it's also some of the most very important and influential works within the background of worldwide civilization.
Innovatively composed in clean verse instead of prose, Carole Satyamurti’s English retelling covers all eighteen books of the Mahabharata. This re-creation masterfully captures the sweetness, pleasure, and profundity of the unique Sanskrit poem in addition to its wonderful structure and amazing scope.
By Editors of Hinduism Today
When you consider that 1979 the foreign journal Hinduism at the present time has been generating a treasury of academic gains on all elements of Sanatana Dharma. Guided by way of the founder, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, the magazine's editors, who're initiated clergymen of the Kauai's Hindu Monastery, collaborated with holy women and men and specialists world wide in growing graphically wealthy publications to nearly each very important element of Hinduism. the easiest of these works are assembled in what's Hinduism? for Hindus and non-Hindus alike to find the tradition, ideals, worship and mysticism that's India's maximum reward to humanity. complete colour, 416 pages. eight" x 10.5" or 20.5cm x 26.5cm.
The Purana is among the most vital and renowned Hindu texts, the opposite being the Ramayana. it really is a part of the preferred culture, instead of a literary vintage just like the Upanishads or the Gita. It tells the tale of the god Krishna, the very best godhead of the Hindus and worshipped by means of them for over and a part millennia. the preferred tales approximately him happen during this, the tenth publication, that's the climax of the epic. The tales relate to Krishna's early life and youth within the forests of Vrindavan one of the herdspeople, pleasant stories which lie in the back of a lot of Hindu paintings, showing in portray, temple sculpture, drama, dance and track.
By Roger-Pol Droit
" Philosophie indienne ", cela existe-t-il ? Des manuels scolaires, aujourd'hui encore, affirment que non. Certains penseurs aussi, comme Heidegger. Pourtant, quelques générations auparavant, des philosophes européens se sont enthousiasmés. Schopenhauer et Nietzsche en Allemagne, Cousin et Renouvier en France, d'autres encore ont jugé qu'il fallait prendre en compte los angeles philosophie indienne. Que s'est-il passé, d'un siècle à l'autre ? Pourquoi l'Inde a-t-elle pratiquement disparu de los angeles scène philosophique ? Existe-t-il, oui ou non, de l. a. philosophie en Inde ? Telles sont les questions que cet essai tente de poser, en mêlant érudition, ironie et écriture limpide.
By Stephen Sturgess
Escape the humdrum of everyday life and reawaken your actual crucial Self with Stephen Sturgess’ sensational Yoga and meditation strategies. know about attention-grabbing sophisticated our bodies, chakras, nadis, and kundalini with the in-depth part on Yoga philosophy, then stick to Stephen’s number of practices and methods for elimination any hindrances that could be status within the means of you uniting together with your actual nature. The e-book incorporates a wealth of Hatha Yoga concepts utilizing asanas, mudras, bandhas, pranayama, and kriya purification, in addition to Raja and kriya Yoga options – mantras, focus and meditation.