By Pankaj Jain
In Indic spiritual traditions, a few rituals and myths exist during which the surroundings is respected. regardless of this nature worship in India, its typical assets are below heavy strain with its becoming economic climate and exploding inhabitants. This has led a number of students to elevate questions on the position spiritual groups can play in environmentalism. Does nature worship encourage Hindus to behave in an environmentally awake method? This e-book explores the above questions with 3 groups, the Swadhyaya flow, the Bishnoi, and the Bhil groups. featuring the texts of Bishnois, their environmental historical past, and their modern activism; investigating the Swadhyaya stream from an ecological standpoint; and exploring the Bhil groups and their Sacred Groves, this booklet applies a non-Western hermeneutical version to interpret the non secular traditions of Indic groups. With a foreword by means of Roger S Gottlieb.
By Swami Nikhilananda, Aldous Huxley
The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna as translated by way of Swami Nikhilananda deals the reader a penetrating view into the non secular knowledge of India. as a result of his deep mystical reports and incessant absorption in God, Sri Ramakrishna (1836 - 1886) is considered being of the stature of Krishna, Buddha, and Christ. The Gospel is the list of Sri Ramakrishna's conversations, that are detailed of their breadth and intensity. Profound non secular truths are defined in uncomplicated phrases and vibrant tales, revealing the divinity of guy and the non secular origin of the universe. This quantity is a mine of concept, knowledge, theology, and metaphysics.
This 1106 web page quantity comprises an creation (70 pages) by means of Swami Nikhilananda that narrates the most occasions of Sri Ramakrishna's existence and in brief sketches the folks and the doctrines linked to him. additionally, comprises 26 photos, a close thesaurus, and an index.
By Nandasena Ratnapala
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 l. a. philosophie indienne. Que s'est-il passé, d'un siècle à l'autre ? Pourquoi l'Inde a-t-elle pratiquement disparu de l. a. 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 Alberto Villoldo
This attention-grabbing booklet through psychologist and scientific anthropologist Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D., explains the practices for therapeutic open air of normal time and area. It exhibits how one can input the undying now to heal occasions that happened long ago, and to right the process future. Dr. Villoldo discusses ways that you could heal your self and your family by means of making use of goal via practices utilized by shamans of the Americas—which, previously, were inaccessible to lots of the international. The shamans of outdated referred to as this journeying. during this e-book, you’ll notice that you've got a four-chambered middle within the comparable approach you've a four-chambered soul. within the first chamber, you shop away the reminiscence of a wound that derailed your future. within the moment, you retain the proscribing ideals and soul contracts that you just entered into on the time of your loss. within the 3rd, you get better the grace and belief that would make you complete back; and within the fourth, you take into account the calling and project that you simply decide to spread during this lifetime. “While every body has a future,” Villoldo says, “only convinced humans have a destiny.” This e-book exhibits you the way to discover and occur yours.
By Heinrich Robert Zimmer
This e-book translates for the Western brain the foremost motifs of India's legend, delusion, and folklore, taken without delay from the Sanskrit, and illustrated with seventy plates of Indian artwork. it truly is essentially an creation to image-thinking and picture-reading in Indian paintings and suggestion, and it seeks to make the profound Hindu and Buddhist intuitions of the riddles of lifestyles and dying recognizable now not in basic terms as Oriental yet as common components.
By Maharshi Ramana
This ebook is a compilation of assorted articles written through the devotees of Sri Ramana Maharshi released within the Ashram Magazines,The Mountain course and the decision Divine. The greatness of Sri Ramana Maharshi has attracted many,many devotees from all around the world.The photograph of the Ashram and of the nice sage have been completely imprinted on their minds.Even a photograph of the Maharshi may well root them to the spot and the brain might abruptly pass blank.Such used to be and such is and such ever often is the Maharshi's impact upon those that process with piety and devotion. within the e-book the devotees converse of the Maharshi in awed tones and with overwhelming sensitivity and love.The reader is invited to take part during this religious banquet.
By René Guénon
Guy and His changing into based on the Vedanta is Guénon's significant exposition of conventional metaphysics, better half to his different nice works during this style: The Symbolism of the pass and The a number of States of the Being. Guénon held that Hinduism embraces the main old, profound, and finished expression of conventional metaphysics we own, which may in many ways functionality as a key to each different conventional shape, and this paintings has been referred to as the 1st trustworthy exposition of Hindu metaphysics in any Western language. earlier than Guénon, the West's snapshot of Hinduism used to be a hodge-podge of translated scriptures missing conventional remark, fragments of doctrine pronounced via Jesuits and different missionaries, random impressions of retailers, imperialists, and adventurers, unreliable Eurocentric buildings of the orientalists, and the fantasies of the Theosophical Society and their ilk. To this present day, guy and His changing into is still the most effective (if no longer the easiest) expositions of the doctrines of the Vedanta, an exposition solely loose from the modernizing and Westernizing developments that first infiltrated the Indian subcontinent less than the British Raj, and feature no longer but abated. this article is a veritable bible of conventional metaphysics and anthropology. In his stories in Hinduism and creation to the examine of the Hindu Doctines, Guénon treats old and cosmological points of Hinduism in additional element.
By Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi
By Sthaneshwar Timalsina
This e-book makes a speciality of the research of natural realization as present in Advaita Vedanta, one of many major colleges of Indian philosophy. in line with this custom, fact is pointed out as Brahman, the area is taken into account illusory, and the person self is pointed out with absolutely the fact. Advaitins have a number of ways to guard this argument, the crucial one being the doctrine of 'awareness in basic terms' (cinmatra). Following this move of argument, what recognition grasps instantly is attention itself, and the notions of topic and item come up as a result of lack of knowledge. This doctrine categorically rejects the plurality of person selves and the truth of items of perception.Timalsina analyzes the character of awareness as understood in Advaita. He first explores the character of truth and natural recognition, after which strikes directly to examine lack of information as propounded in Advaita. He then offers Advaita arguments opposed to the definitions of 'object' of cognition present in numerous different colleges of Indian philosophy. during this technique, the positions of 2 rival philosophical colleges of Advaita and Madhva Vedanta are explored which will research the trade among those colleges. The ultimate element of the e-book contrasts the Yogacara and Advaita understandings of cognizance. Written lucidly and obviously, this booklet finds the intensity and implications of Indian metaphysics and argument. will probably be of curiosity to students of Indian philosophy and non secular reviews.