Hinduism

Download The Memory of Love: Surdas Sings to Krishna by John Stratton Hawley PDF

By John Stratton Hawley

No Hindu god is towards the soul of poetry than Krishna, and in North India no poet ever sang of Krishna extra famously than S=urdD=as-or S=ur, for brief. He lived within the 16th century and have become so influential that for hundreds of years in a while aspiring Krishna poets signed their compositions orally along with his name.This e-book takes us again to the resource, providing a range of S=urd=as's poems that have been recognized and sung within the 16th century itself. right here we've poems of battle, poems to the good rivers, poems of wit and rage, poems the place the poet spills out his disappointments. so much of all, notwithstanding, we've the reminiscence of love-poems that undertake the voices of the ladies of Krishna's natal Braj kingdom and evoke the ability of being pulled into his impossible to resist orbit. Following the lead of a number of outdated manuscripts, Jack Hawley arranges those poems in this type of approach that they let us know Krishna's existence tale from delivery to complete maturity.These lyrics from S=ur's Ocean (the S=urs=agar) have been composed within the very tongue Hindus think Krishna himself should have spoken: Brajbh=as=a, the language of Braj, numerous Hindi. Hawley prepares the way in which for his verse translations with an advent that explains what we all know of S=urd=as and describes the fundamental constitution of his poems. For readers new to Krishna's international or to the subtleties of a poet like S=urd=as, Hawley additionally offers a considerable set of analytical notes. "S=ur is the sun," as a well-known announcing has it, and we suppose the heat of his gentle in those pages.

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Download Mahanirvana Tantra of the Great Liberation by Sir John Woodroffe (Arthur Avalon) PDF

By Sir John Woodroffe (Arthur Avalon)

Draw a triangle with the Maya Vija inside of it, and round it concentric circles (the one outdoor the other). within the area among the 2 circumferences of the circles attract pairs the 16 filaments, and out of doors those the 8 petals of the lotus, and outdoors them the Bhu-pura, which will be made up of directly traces with 4 entrances, and be of enjoyable visual appeal.

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Download Wisdom of the Ancient Seers: Mantras of the Rig Veda by David Frawley PDF

By David Frawley

This publication experiences the astronomical references within the Vedas and describes the geography of Sapta Saindhava, the unique domestic of the Indo- Aryans. This sector lay approximately among the Indus and the Ganga rivers, even if the outer edge of the Aryan global stretched the entire approach to the steppes of valuable Asia, to the Caspian sea and the Oxus river. The Rigvedic hymns have been composed totally on the banks of Sarasvati and its tributary Drishadvati within the Aryan heartland known as Brahmavarta. Frawley has now written a chain of books on diversified features of Vedic civilization. he's consistently equipoised and rational; his books are very worthy courses to appreciate the variegated complexity and but the basic cohesion of Indian civilization. In view of the truth that the Vedic or Indo-European background lies on the foundation of up to date ecu and American in addition to a ways japanese civilizations, those books are of common relevance. Frawleyís deep wisdom of many of the facets of Vedic society offers him the power to stroll that slender direction of constancy to the unique the place one isn't really utilizing later different types to interpose imagined meanings. Frawley has made the Rig Veda obtainable to the trained layman. unquestionably, those books will function torchlights to people who desire to chart their very own methods within the dawning new age. The Rig Veda may be the oldest e-book on the planet, courting again the sunrise of historical past. it's the fountainhead of the religious traditions of India and the oldest textual content in any Indo-European language. it's a compendium of knowledge, poetry, mythology, riddles, and particularly yogic and meditational insights that are suitable for all who desire to comprehend the deeper religious impulses at the back of human civilization. this can be the 1st translation of the Rig Veda on hand within the West through an writer knowledgeable within the Vedic non secular and yogic traditions. As such the e-book unlocks the various mystical and esoteric keys to the Vedas now not formerly famous.

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Download Jewels of Authority: Women and Textual Tradition in Hindu by Laurie Patton PDF

By Laurie Patton

The essays during this assortment tackle the matter of Hindu women's courting to authority, either inside of and with out the textual traditions of Sanskrit, Tamil, Hindi, and English. The authors undertake a mode of shut textual and ethnographic analyzing, which leads to a few unusually new and sophisticated methods of reading older, extra "classical" discourses, comparable to Veda and Mimamsa, in addition to more moderen discourses, resembling the RSS use of the Devimahatmya.

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Download Tibetan - Sanskrit Dictionary by Lokesh Chandra PDF

By Lokesh Chandra

The entire variety of phrases, compounds, and words methods 200,000 entries. phrases of technical topics like astronomy, medication, iconography, metrics, prosody and philosophy have additionally been integrated. the entire Tibetan vocabulary entries are prepared alphabetically: the compounds and significant words too seem of their alphabetic order to facilitate the duty of the person. Inclusion of compounds and words has been a selective approach during which the matter of discarding used to be moment basically to that of including. each Tibetan access is by way of its Sanskrit an identical. The Sanskrit equivalents have additionally been given in alphabetic series.

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Download A Hindu Critique of Buddhist Epistemology: Kumarila on by John Taber, Francis X. Clooney PDF

By John Taber, Francis X. Clooney

This can be a translation of the bankruptcy on notion of Kumarilabhatta's magnum opus, the Slokavarttika, one of many principal texts of the Hindu reaction to the feedback of the logical-epistemological college of Buddhist proposal. In an in depth observation, the writer explains the process the argument from verse to verse and alludes to different theories of classical Indian philosophy and different technical issues. Notes to the interpretation and observation cross additional into the ancient and philosophical historical past of Kumarila's rules. The booklet presents an creation to the historical past and the advance of Indian epistemology, a synopsis of Kumarila's paintings and an research of its argument.

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Download Encyclopedia of Energy by Cleveland C.J. (ed.) PDF

By Cleveland C.J. (ed.)

Энциклопедия по энергетике. В 6 томах (5400стр.) энциклопедии представлен наиболее полный материал о мировой энергетике. VI том содержит предметный указатель, что значительно облегчает поиск нужной информации. Карты, графики, таблицы и фотографии иллюстрируют и поясняют текст.

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Download Seeing Krishna : The Religious World of a Brahman Family in by Margaret H. Case PDF

By Margaret H. Case

This ebook deals a close-up view of the non secular international of 1 of the main influential households in Vrinbadan, India's greatest position of pilgrimage for worshipers of Krishna. This priestly relations has arguably been the main artistic strength during this vital city. Their impression additionally radiates way past India's borders either as a result of their tireless paintings in fostering scholarship and function approximately Krishna and as the scion of the kinfolk, Shrivatsa Goswami, has develop into a world spokesman for Hindu methods and matters. Case, who has been an occasional resident within the kin ashram, provides the reader a true experience of the ambience of everyday life there, and the full devotion of the citizens to the provider and worship of Krishna.

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Download The enlightened leader : an introduction to the chakras of by Hoopen, Peter ten; Trompenaars, Alfons PDF

By Hoopen, Peter ten; Trompenaars, Alfons

With the beautiful public instances of management long past awry, the quest is on for a kind of management that comes with human values in an differently exploitative enterprise international. during this e-book, the authors take the scalpel and handle deeply ingrained nefarious administration thought, and convey the right way to therapeutic, commencing clean fields of ambition, new levels of ardour, and creativity. A synthesis of the simplest Western pondering and japanese knowledge teachings, the publication introduces "The Chakras of Leadership," a version of management that differentiates seven degrees of human strength use

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