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Hinduism-History


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The Hindus: An Alternative History
The Hindus: An Alternative History
by Wendy Doniger
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"Don't miss this equivalent of a brilliant graduate course froma feisty and exhilarating teacher." -The Washington Post An engrossing and definitive narrative account of history and myth, The Hindus offers a new way of understanding one of the world's... (read more)

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Bhakti Schools of Vedanta
Bhakti Schools of Vedanta
by Swami Tapasyananda
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The object of this book is to provide information to the general reader about the lives and doctrines of the Acaryas, who have an equal status as Teachers of Vedanta. The book was written to show that other teachers besides Shankara have equal status as... (read more)

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The Hindu Erotic: Exploring Hinduism and Sexuality
The Hindu Erotic: Exploring Hinduism and Sexuality
by David Smith
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Perhaps more than any other religion Hinduism is associated in the modern mind with the erotic. The Kama Sutra and the sexual activity portrayed in stone at the great medieval Indian temple complex of Khajuraho are renowned the world over. The classical... (read more)

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Shiva: Stories and Teachings from the Shiva Mahapurana
Shiva: Stories and Teachings from the Shiva Mahapurana
by Vanamali
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The traditional understanding of Shiva told through stories and teachings from the Shiva Mahapurana • Explains Shiva’s contradictory forms, such as destroyer or benefactor, and how his form depends on the needs of the devotee • Reveals... (read more)

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Rethinking Religion in India: The Colonial Construction of Hinduism (Routledge South Asian Religion)
Rethinking Religion in India: The Colonial Construction of Hinduism (Routledge South Asian Religion)
by Esther Bloch
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This book critically assesses recent debates about the colonial construction of Hinduism. Increasingly scholars have come to realise that the dominant understanding of Indian culture and its traditions is unsatisfactory. According to the classical... (read more)

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Hanuman: The Devotion and Power of the Monkey God
Hanuman: The Devotion and Power of the Monkey God
by Vanamali
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An interpretive look at the stories of Hanuman, one of the most beloved gods of the Hindu pantheon • Contains 36 of the most important Hanuman stories with commentary on spiritual lessons, yogic practices, and Vedic astrology • Reveals how... (read more)

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Sri Krsna: The Lord of Love
Sri Krsna: The Lord of Love
by Premananda Bharati
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Premananda Bharati's classic work, Sri Krishna: the Lord of Love, was originally published in 1904 in New York. It is the first full length work presenting theistic Hindu practices and beliefs before a Western audience by a practicing Hindu missionary... (read more)

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The Hindu Erotic: Exploring Hinduism and Sexuality
The Hindu Erotic: Exploring Hinduism and Sexuality
by David Smith
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Perhaps more than any other religion Hinduism is associated in the modern mind with the erotic. The Kama Sutra and the sexual activity portrayed in stone at the great medieval Indian temple complex of Khajuraho are renowned the world over. The classical... (read more)

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Gandhi's Ascetic Activism: Renunciation and Social Action
Gandhi's Ascetic Activism: Renunciation and Social Action
by Veena R. Howard
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Discusses Gandhi’s creative use of ascetic practice, particularly his practice of celibacy, for nonviolent activism.... (read more)

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The Complete Life of Rama: Based on Valmiki S "Ramayana" and the Earliest Oral Traditions
The Complete Life of Rama: Based on Valmiki S "Ramayana" and the Earliest Oral Traditions
by Vanamali
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Retells the Ramayana, the ancient Indian tale of love, duty, and sacrifice, for a modern audience • Draws on the original Sanskrit poem of Valmiki, enhanced with tales from the oral tradition, to recount Rama’s complete life • Details how... (read more)

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Inside Hinduism (03 Edition)
Inside Hinduism (03 Edition)
by Hazen
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"Inside Hinduism" covers the development, spread, teachings, practices, holy days, and festivals of the oldest organized religion in the world. In addition to valuable historical and practical information, this book provides review questions, questions... (read more)

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Traditions in Sadhana
Traditions in Sadhana
by Madhav Pundalik Pandit
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These studies in Yoga, Philosophy and Mysticism underline the continuity of a discipline that is essentially spiritual. They trace the links of beliefs and practices in other climes with the Indian experience. The writings are governed by a harmonizing... (read more)

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Bourgeois Hinduism, or Faith of the Modern Vedantists: Rare Discourses from Early Colonial Bengal
Bourgeois Hinduism, or Faith of the Modern Vedantists: Rare Discourses from Early Colonial Bengal
by Brian A. Hatcher
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In 1839 a diverse group of Hindu leaders began gathering in Calcutta to share and propagate their faith in a non-idolatrous form of worship. The group, known as the Tattvabodhini Sabha, met weekly to worship and hear discourses from members on the... (read more)

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Homegrown Gurus: From Hinduism in America to American Hinduism
Homegrown Gurus: From Hinduism in America to American Hinduism
by Ann (edt) Gleig
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The Emergence of Hinduism from Christianity
The Emergence of Hinduism from Christianity
by M. M. Ninan
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Many Many Many Gods of Hinduism: Turning Believers Into Non-Believers and Non-Believers Into Believers
Many Many Many Gods of Hinduism: Turning Believers Into Non-Believers and Non-Believers Into Believers
by Swami Achuthananda
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The Development of Hinduism
The Development of Hinduism
by M. M. Ninan
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On Hinduism
On Hinduism
by Irina N. Gajjar
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A Bibliography of Western Hindi, Including Hindostani
A Bibliography of Western Hindi, Including Hindostani
by George Abraham Grierson
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Bhakti and Embodiment: Fashioning Divine Bodies and Devotional Bodies in Krsna Bhakti (Routledge Hindu Studies)
Bhakti and Embodiment: Fashioning Divine Bodies and Devotional Bodies in Krsna Bhakti (Routledge Hindu Studies)
by Barbara A. Holdrege
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