By David Frawley
By Ysé Tardan-Masquelier
By Swami Adiswarananda
realize how the crown jewel of Hindu teachings can increase your lifestyles and spirituality.
Guarded for hundreds of years by way of saints and ascetics within the forests and mountains of India, the common ideas of Vedanta have been deemed too worthy to be understood through the hundreds till Swami Vivekananda first brought them in the West on the finish of the 19th century.
Today Vedanta’s ideas of self-awareness, self-knowledge and self-discipline can be found for somebody who desires to enhance their existence through following this historical culture. Fusing technology, philosophy, meditation and contemplation, those undying teachings inspire non secular development by way of inviting serious inquiry, encouraging sincere doubt and supplying real looking reasons of the mysteries of non secular quest.
This accomplished consultant examines in element the tenets of Vedanta, its dating to different non secular paths and its functions on your personal non secular trip, resembling:
- Re-establishing touch with the last word fact
- Acting within the dwelling current
- Awakening non secular cognizance
- Mastering the stressed brain
- Grasping the necessities
- Liberating the Soul
- And even more …
By David Dubois
Durant l′Age d′or de l′Inde, le Cachemire fut le coeur vivant du Tantra, ce vaste mouvement qui cherche à réconcilier spiritualité et sensualité. Ce livre est une advent à l′enseignement du génie le plus fulgurant du Tantra, Abhinavagupta (Xe s.). Il nous fait voir dans l′existence humaine le jeu de l′absolu jouant à s′oublier dans les choses de ce monde pour ensuite mieux s′y reconnaître. Abhinavagupta se donne corps et âme à cette reconnaissance du Soi divin à travers les joies et les misères de l. a. vie quotidienne, partageant son expérience paradoxale avec rigueur et vigueur, en mélangeant des registres que l′Occident oppose. Chez lui, l′expérience et l. a. théorie, l′intellect et los angeles vie, l′art et l′ascèse, los angeles philosophie et l. a. faith se conjuguent pour réveiller l. a. moral sense libre depuis toujours, mais assoupie dans ses habitudes mécaniques. Sa métaphysique s′enracine toujours dans l′expérience. Maître de los angeles parole, Abhinavagupta n′oublie jamais de s′abreuver à los angeles resource. Sans moralisme, Abhinavagupta esquisse, au fil des extraits présentés dans ce livre, une véritable voie d′exploration et de célébration de los angeles liberté. Loin de tout formalisme religieux ou conceptuel, il joue de tous les registres du savoir disponible en son temps pour s′émerveiller et entraîner son lecteur. Cette oeuvre intéressera le chercheur d′aujourd′hui par sa measurement universelle et pratique. Sans exotisme, sans dogmatisme, elle va droit à l′essentiel. Chaque extrait proposé veut être une ouverture attainable vers l′essence de notre être.
By Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov
‘“Know thyself!” All technological know-how and all knowledge lies in figuring out ourselves, to find ourselves, within the fusion of our decrease self with our greater self. the emblem of the start up who has succeeded during this is the serpent with its tail in its mouth. A serpent varieties a immediately or wavy line, and a line is proscribed. however the serpent with its tail in its mouth varieties a circle, and a circle represents the countless, the unlimited, the everlasting. those that achieve turning into a circle input a global with no barriers the place the “above” and the “below” aren't any longer separated, simply because all of the powers and all of the riches and virtues of the real, larger self were infused into the reduce self. the better and the decrease turn into one and a person turns into a divinity.’
Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov
By Richard Cimino
By Paul Oliver
Hinduism and the Sixties appears to be like on the adolescence tradition of the Sixties and early Nineteen Seventies, and how within which it was once motivated by way of Hinduism and Indian tradition. It examines the origins of the Nineteen Sixties counter-culture within the Beat stream of the Nineteen Fifties, and their curiosity in jap faith, significantly Zen. while the Beatles visited India to check transcendental meditation, there has been a quick growth in curiosity in Hinduism. kids have been already heading east at the so-called 'Hippie Trail', searching for non secular enlightenment and an get away from the fabric way of life of the West. Paul Oliver examines the approach to life which they followed, from dwelling in ashrams to experimenting with medicinal drugs, sexual liberation, ayurvedic medication and yoga.
This enticing booklet analyses the interplay among Hinduism and the West, and how within which each one affected the opposite. It demonstrates the ways that modern Western society has discovered from the traditional faith of Hinduism, and integrated such teachings as yoga, meditation and a common holistic way of life, into everyday life. every one bankruptcy incorporates a precis and extra studying counsel, and a thesaurus is integrated on the finish of the booklet, making this excellent interpreting for classes on Hinduism, Indian religions, and faith and renowned culture.
By Bjarne Wernicke Olesen
Hinduism can't be understood with out the good Goddess and the goddess-orientated ??kta traditions. The Goddess pervades Hinduism in any respect degrees, from aniconic village deities to high-caste pan-Hindu goddesses to esoteric, tantric goddesses. however, the hugely influential tantric kinds of South Asian goddess worship have only in the near past began to attract scholarly awareness. This booklet addresses the expanding curiosity within the nice Goddess and the tantric traditions of India by way of exploring the historical past, doctrine and practices of the ??kta tantric traditions.
The hugely influential tantric kinds of South Asian goddess worship shape an enormous a part of what's often called ‘??ktism’, and is usually certainly one of the key branches of Hinduism subsequent to ?aivism, Vai??avism and Sm?rtism. ??ktism is, even though, much less sincerely outlined than the opposite significant branches, and the publication appears to be like on the texts of the ??kta traditions that represent the first resources for gaining insights into the ??kta non secular resourceful, ritual practices and background. It offers an old exploration of specified Indian methods of imagining God as Goddess, and surveys the $64000 origins and advancements inside ??kta background, perform and doctrine in its range.
Bringing jointly contributions from a few of the most advantageous students within the box of tantric reports, the e-book presents a platform for the ongoing examine into Hindu goddesses, yoga, and tantra for these attracted to realizing the faith and tradition in South Asia.
By H.D. Goswami
The Mahabharata is one of many world’s most vital historic epics. At a brilliant 100000 stanzas, this large paintings unearths a hugely complicated historic civilization – person who not just excelled within the arts, sciences, and philosophy, yet that still embodied the top beliefs of justice, morality and religious knowing. Romance, tyranny, warfare and ultimate enlightenment, all are defined during this riveting, divinely encouraged narrative, which has profoundly prompted South Asian tradition and spirituality for millions of years.
Quest for Justice is predicated upon a suite of lectures on a number of issues and episodes from the Mahabharata. Paralleling the magnetic oral sort of the Epic itself, the e-book transmits those old narratives in an beautiful, hugely obtainable, and interesting modern voice. introduced with common strong humor, the talks are effortless and interesting, at the same time they sincerely confront the inner most meanings of the textual content. certainly, H.D. Goswami skillfully depicts the mental intensity of the characters and the existential dilemmas they face in a strikingly shiny and fast approach. together with his trademark wit, erudition and insightful research, Goswami breathes new existence into the main compelling episodes of this old literary masterpiece.