Posts in category: Hinduism
By William Borman
By A. Devararaja Mudaliar
The recognition of this ebook is better illustrated by way of the truth that it has long gone into 5 reprints because it was once first released within the yr 1968.
Devaraja Mudaliar, a detailed devotee of Sri Ramana Maharshi saved notes of the occasions and conversations that came about within the previous corridor of Sri Bhagavan. This used to be within the yr 1945. The ebook covers a extensive spectrum of the humour, compassion and chiefly the Maharshi's strong religious status
By Roy C. Amore
By Khushwant Singh
Hence we either have been tied to India with each attainable bond of reminiscence and affection, which in actual fact performed a massive half in our lives...as the final Viceroy and certainly while I stayed on because the first Governor-General of the self sufficient state of India. Lord Mountbatten a unprecedented number of essays that invitations the reader to revisit a vanished period of sahibs and memsahibs. From Lord Mountbatten to Peggy Holroyde to Maurice and Taya Zinkin, Britishers who lived and labored in India reminisce approximately themes and attractions as assorted because the Indian Civil carrier and the Roshanara membership, shikar and hazri, the novice Cine Society of India and the Doon college, Rudyard Kipling and Mahatma Gandhi. chosen from a chain of articles commissioned by way of Khushwant Singh whilst he used to be the editor of the Illustrated Weekly of India those delightfully individualistic and refreshingly candid writings demonstrate a desirable array of British attitudes, studies, observations, fond thoughts, the occasional short-lived grouses and, particularly, a deep and abiding affection and admire for India.
By Schopenhauer, Arthur; Schopenhauer, Arthur; Cross, Stephen
By Eknath Easwaran
One of the oldest of India’s religious texts, the Upanishads are documents of extensive question-and-answer classes given by means of illumined sages to their scholars. extensively featured in philosophy classes, the Upanishads have questioned and encouraged knowledge seekers from Yeats to Schopenhauer. Eknath Easwaran makes this tough textual content extra obtainable via deciding on the passages such a lot suitable to readers looking undying truths at the present time. His available, hugely readable translation and vigorous foreword position the lessons in a modern context for college students and common readers alike.
By Victor M. Muniz-Fraticelli
Pluralism proceeds from the statement that many institutions in liberal democracies declare to own, and try to workout, a degree of valid authority over their contributors. They assert that this authority doesn't derive from the magnanimity of a liberal and tolerant country yet is grounded, really, at the universal practices and aspirations of these people who decide to participate in a typical endeavor.
As an account of the authority of institutions, pluralism is detailed from different makes an attempt to house teams like multiculturalism, subsidiarity, corporatism, and associational democracy. it really is in step with the reason of criminal authority proposed through modern criminal positivists, and recommends that the formal normative platforms of hugely prepared teams be accorded the prestige of absolutely felony norms after they come upon the legislation of the state.
In this ebook, Muniz-Fraticelli argues that political pluralism is a powerful political culture that makes targeted and radical claims concerning the assets of political authority and the connection among institutions and the nation. Drawing at the highbrow culture of the British political pluralists, in addition to contemporary advancements in felony philosophy and social ontology, the e-book argues that political pluralism makes specified and radical claims in regards to the assets of political authority and the connection among institutions and the kingdom.
By Ramesh Menon
The nice Indian epic rendered in sleek prose
India's so much cherished and enduring legend, the Ramayana is broadly said to be one of many world's nice literary masterpieces. nonetheless an essential component of India's cultural and non secular expression, the Ramayana used to be initially composed via the Sanskrit poet Valmiki round three hundred b.c. The epic of Prince Rama's betrayal, exile, and fight to rescue his devoted spouse, Sita, from the clutches of a demon and to reclaim his throne has profoundly affected the literature, paintings, and tradition of South and Southeast Asia—an impression probably extraordinary within the background of worldwide literature, other than, almost certainly, for the Bible. in the course of the centuries, numerous models of the epic were produced in several codecs and languages. yet prior English types were both too brief to trap the importance of the unique; too secular in featuring what's, in impression, scripture; or dry, line-by-line translations. Now novelist Ramesh Menon has rendered the story in lyrical prose that conveys all of the good looks and pleasure of the unique, whereas making this non secular and literary vintage obtainable to a brand new new release of readers.
By Nisargadatta Maharaj
The knowledge contained during this choice of talks emerged from dialogues with those that got here from all over the realm to profit the mysteries of lifestyles on the toes of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, some of the most respected holy males of India. The talks in Consciousness and the Absolute have been recorded presently sooner than Nisargadatta's loss of life in 1981, and translated on to English without adjustments. In a question-and-answer structure, the viewers and devotees observed this nice grasp in the course of his ultimate teachings. His message uncompromisingly remained a similar to the tip, to reside purely on our beingness, giving it no attributes, living sooner than our thoughts.
In Consciousness and the Absolute, Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj speaks to us at the present time and tomorrow.
By Frankie Avalon Wolfe