Books in category Religion – Hinduism

  • Rethinking India s Oral and Classical Epics

    Rethinking India’s Oral and Classical Epics
    Alf Hiltebeitel

    Breathtaking in scope, this work is indispensable for those seeking a deeper understanding of South Asia's Hindu and Muslim traditions. This work is the third volume in Hiltebeitel's study of the Draupadi cult.

  • The Penguin Swami Chinmyananda Reader

    The Penguin Swami Chinmyananda Reader
    Anita Raina Thapan

    This Collection Of Swami Chinmayananda S Discourses, Brought Together By Anita Raina Thapan, Disciple And Active Member Of The Mission, Represents The Seminal Teachings Of The Great Spiritual Master.

  • The Mirror of Yoga

    The Mirror of Yoga
    Richard Freeman

    Describes the basic philosophy and underlying themes which are common to the various schools of yoga, discussing how a deeper understanding of its teachings enhances the everyday practices of its followers.

  • Hinduism as a Missionary Religion

    Hinduism as a Missionary Religion
    Arvind Sharma

    Reconsiders whether Hinduism can be considered a missionary religion.

  • Heathen Hindoo Hindu

    Heathen, Hindoo, Hindu
    Michael J. Altman

    Heathen, Hindoo, Hindu is a groundbreaking analysis of American representations of religion in India before the turn of the twentieth century.

  • A Modern Introduction to Theology

    A Modern Introduction to Theology
    Philip Kennedy

    Philip Kennedy here offers the first book that any student – with or without religious convictions – can profitably use to get quickly to grips with the essentials of the Christian religion: its history and its key thinkers, its successes …

  • Young Sikhs in a Global World

    Young Sikhs in a Global World
    Dr Kristina Myrvold, Prof Dr Knut A Jacobsen

    Presenting current research on young Sikhs with multicultural and transnational life styles, this volume is the first of its kind devoted to the religion of young Sikhs in the global community, discussing their interpretation, shaping and …

  • Narasinha Mehta of Gujarat

    Narasinha Mehta of Gujarat
    Neelima Shukla-Bhatt

    Taking Gandhi's use of these works in his social reconstruction programs as an example, the book suggests that when religious forms such as songs and hagiographies of saint-poets of South Asia acquire dimensions of popular culture, they …

  • Hanuman s Tale

    Hanuman’s Tale
    Philip Lutgendorf

    Drawing on Sanskrit and vernacular texts, classical iconography and modern TV serials, and extensive fieldwork and interviews, Philip Lutgendorf challenges the academic cliché of Hanuman as a "minor" or "folk" deity by exploring his …

  • Bhagavad Gita The Song of God

    Bhagavad Gita – The Song of God
    Swami Prabhavananda,

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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