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The Hindu Tradition

Readings in Oriental Thought

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Published by Vintage .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsAinslie T. Embree (Editor), William Theodore De Bary (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7462178M
ISBN 100394717023
ISBN 109780394717029

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 19 cm. Contents: The ordering of the universe --The social order --The crown of the Vedic Age: the Upanishads --The exposition of life's duties --The maintenance of the social fabric --The search for salvation --The universe of the great epics --The literary reflection --The philosophic . Most Hindu traditions revere a body of religious or sacred literature, the Vedas, although there are exceptions.

Today's News Headlines, Breaking News & Latest News from India and World, News from Politics, Sports, Business, Arts and Entertainment.   Steven Rosen, in Gita on the Green: The Mystical Tradition Behind Bagger Vance, draws the story out further using some thirty years of Gita scholarship and a writing style that is both eloquent and thorough. Rosen takes us on a colorful journey into the golf world of Bagger Vance, as well as into the spiritual realm of Bhagavan Sri Krishna.

The Science Behind Various Hindu Traditions: An Interesting Read. Hindu culture, like any other, has its own unique way of life. The traditions followed by Hindus since ages actually have scientific reasons, and are not mere religious rituals. Get to know the science behind some such Hindu traditions. The Jedi in the Lotus is the first-ever examination of the Star Wars universe from a Hindu perspective, illuminating many hitherto undiscovered aspects of the background and meaning of the widely acclaimed film series/5.


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This book, compiled from basic Hindu writings, is an exploration of the essential meaning of the Hindu tradition, the way of thinking and acting that has dominated life in India for the last three thousand years/5(6). The Great Hindu Tradition, authored by Sri Sarma Sastrigal has an insight into Vedic Principles, Sastras and Heritage.

This is a hand-book on Vedic Dharma and is very relevant in today's context. The main aim of the book is to bring out more clarity about the ancient customs and traditions that are performed.

This is an interesting book, indeed.4/5(13). A scholarly, but easily readable, text on the Hindu traditions. Written primarily for the college classroom, but perfectly suitable for any interested reader. Perhaps, more detail than the casual reader expects, but the detail is not overwhelming.

Well illustrated. The Hindu traditions are so vast and ancient, /5(7). The Hindu Tradition: Readings in Oriental Thought. This book, compiled from basic Hindu writings, is an exploration of the essential meaning of the Hindu tradition, the way of thinking & acting that has dominated life in India for the last years.4/5.

About The Hindu Tradition. This book, compiled from basic Hindu writings, is an exploration of the essential meaning of the Hindu tradition, the way of thinking and acting that has dominated life in India for the last three thousand years.

The Hindu Traditions: A Concise Introduction. Renowned lecturer Mark W. Muesse brings readers into an encounter with the world's oldest living religious tradition, known as Hinduism. Muesse's brief survey challenges the perception of Hinduism as one religious tradition, showing how wonderfully rich and diverse this ancient story truly is/5.

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from the Pages:   The Aryans and early Indian culture -- The creative power of sacrifice -- The Upanishads -- Challenges and change -- The new Brahmanical synthesis -- The religion of the Epics and Puranas -- Late Puranic religion: the full tradition -- The continuing traditionPages: As Hinduism is the oldest religion on the earth, there are a lot of Hindu customs and traditions observed in India.

Some customs are so important for the people that sometimes, they sacrifice their lives for them. Mainly, people living in villages in India are very conscious regarding these. ‎This book, compiled from basic Hindu writings, is an exploration of the essential meaning of the Hindu tradition, the way of thinking and acting that has dominated life in India for the last three thousand years.

Selections from religious, literary and. A popular and critical success when it first appeared in France, Yoga and the Hindu Tradition has freed Yoga from the common misconceptions of the recent Yoga vogue.

Jean Varenne, the distinguished French Orientalist, presents the theory of classical Yoga, in all its richness, as a method—a concrete way to reach the Absolute through spiritual exercises—which makes Cited by: Muesse's brief survey, challenges the perception of Hinduism as one religious tradition, showing how wonderfully rich and diverse this 5,year old story truly is.

He traces the vast history and. "Women's Lives, Women's Rituals in the Hindu Tradition is an enticingly rich collection. The theme of women's ritual performance and its challenges to and conformity with domesticity set the stage for a range of observations and analyses.5/5(1).

The Great Hindu Tradition book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. It discusses how the traditions of salvific space exemplify the decentred polycentrism that defines Hinduism.

The book uses original data from field research, as well as drawing on main textual Reviews: 1. "Sources of English translations and selections": pages The ordering of the universe -- The social order -- The crown of the Vedic Age: the Upanishads -- The exposition of life's duties -- The maintenance of the social fabric -- The search for salvation -- The universe of the great epics -- The literary reflection -- The philosophic statement of the tradition -- Sacred Pages:   Hinduism Holy Books Hindus value many sacred writings as opposed to one holy book.

The primary sacred texts, known as the Vedas, were composed around B.C. This collection of verses and hymns. Varenne's book does exactly as it's title would lead one to believe: explores yoga's relation to the Hindu tradition. And it does a great job. The book is divided into three sections. The first sets the foundation of Hindu spiritual philosophy and the human's place within the Hindu understanding of time and the universe/5.

The Hindu tradition originating with the Vedas, passing through the Brahmanas, Upanishads, epics and the Puranas absorbed within itself the features of the doctrines of Dharma and Karma from. 33mins Muslims conduct Hindu man Every poet uses the symbols from his tradition to convey his poetry to his audience that is familiar with that tradition.

PM | https. In this book, Tracy Pintchman has assembled ten leading scholars of Hinduism to explore the complex relationship between Hindu women's rituals and their lives beyond ritual. The book focuses particularly on the relationship of women's ritual practices to domesticity, exposing and exploring the nuances, complexities, and limits of this relationship.The Heart of Hinduism text book is produced by ISKCON Educational Services, UK.

ISKCON, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, belongs to the Vaisnava tradition of Hinduism. The Heart of Hinduism, in the spirit of the tradition, aims to be non-sectarian, even-handed, and respectful in its description of all the Hindu traditions.Human rights resources in the Hindu tradition: Sources illustrative of human rights in the Hindu tradition --Biographical sketches of human rights leaders in the Hindu tradition: Series Title: Human rights and the world's major religions, vol.

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