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A Tradition of Teachers Sankara and the Jagadgurus Today

Cenkner’s excellent study focuses on the guru-sisya relationship as articulated in the tradition of Sankara. As one of the central

Buddha His Life, His Doctrine, His Order

Translated from the German by William Hoey.

Contemporary Indian Philosophy

The present study seeks to highlight these aspects of Contemporary Indian Philosophy. It is an attempt to re-think, in an academic manner, the thoughts of the contemporary thinkers, Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Sri Aurobindo, Krishna Chandra Bhattacharya, S. Radhakrishnan, and Mohammad Iqbal. Different aspects of their thoughts have been systematised, categorised and placed under suitable philosophical heads in this work.

Drama And Ritual of Early Hinduism

The origin of Sanskrit drama has interested scholars for a long time as crucial for our understanding of the many

History of Anncient India

The object of this volume is to provide within a moderate compass a compendious account of the history, institutions, and culture of ancient India from the dim ages of antiquity to the establishment of Moslem rule. It has not been planned to meet the needs of any particular class of readers. Its primary purpose is to serve alike students, scholars, and all others, interested in the study of ancient Indian history, as a book of ready use and reference.

Laksmi Tantra

Amongst the vast number of Pancaratra Agamas, the Laksmi Tantra stands out because of its almost exclusive treatment of the Visnuit mother-goddess Laksmi, the Sakti of Visnu-Narayana. The text not only glorifies Laksmi, but also women in general as beings created in the cherished form of Laksmi, and it advocates their worship.

Presuppositions Of India’s Pholosophies

First published in 1963, Presuppositions of India’s Philosophies is intended as an introductory text for courses in the philosophical systems

Puja & Samskara

This book treats two representative Hindu rituals of contemporary India, Puja (offering service) and Samskara(initiation rituals at important occasions of

Saivism in Philosophical Perspective

A Study of the Formative Concepts, Problems and Methods of Saiva Siddhanta.

The Abhijnanasakuntalam of Kalidasa

The Abhijnanasakuntalam is an unparalleled work of the great poet and playwright Kalidasa, the brightest star in the firmament of Indian Poetry. No other composition of this poet displays more the richness of profound knowledge of human heart than this masterly production.

The Origins & Development of Classical Hinduism

The late A. L. Basham was one of the world's foremost authorities on ancient Indian culture and religion. Modelled on his monumental work The wonder that was india, this account of the origins and development of classical Hinduism represents a life time of reflection on the subject, and offers an intriguing introduction to one of richest of all Asian traditions.The Origins of Classical Hinduism clarifies much of Hinduism's enduring mystique. Offering an especially helpful bibliography, numerous illustrations of Hidu art never before published, and a lucid, accessible style, this book is much reading for anyone who has ever been intrigued by this fascinating religion.

The Sacred Marriage of A Hindu Goddess

Moving beyond  traditional understanding of the catagory of  ''sacred marriage'' derived from studies of the ancient Near East, Harman reveals that sacred marriage in India functions as a devotional metaphor for Hindu devotees, a way understanding how deities act toward one another and toward who worship them. Combining sdystematic textual study with descriptive fieldwork, Harman offers us an original and perceptive exploration of the relationship between the human and the divine in Hindu life.