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The seventh and final book of the monumental Ramayana of Valmiki, the Uttarakanda, brings the epic saga to a close with an account of the dramatic events of King Rama's millennia-long reign. It opens with a colorful history of the demonic race of the raksasas and the violent career of ...
The Ramayana of Valmiki: An Epic of Ancient India, Volume VII: Uttarakanda
The seventh and final book of the monumental Ramayana of Valmiki, the Uttarakanda, brings the epic saga to a close with an account of the dramatic events of King Rama's millennia-long reign. It opens with a colorful history of the demonic race of the raksasas and the violent career of Rama's villainous foe Ravana, and later recounts Rama's grateful discharge of his allies in the great war at Lanka as well as his romantic reunion with his wife Sita. But dark clouds gather as Rama makes the agonizing decision to banish his beloved wife, now pregnant. As Rama continues as king, marvelous tales and events unfurl, illustrating the benefits of righteous rule and the perils that await monarchs who fail to address the needs of their subjects. The Uttarakanda has long served as a point of social and religious controversy largely for its accounts of the banishment of Sita, as well as of Rama's killing of a low-caste ascetic. This seventh volume in the critical edition and translation of the Valmiki Ramayana includes an extensive introduction and describes the complex reception history of the Uttarakanda, as well as exhaustive notes and a comprehensive bibliography.
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68.25 USD

The Ramayana of Valmiki: An Epic of Ancient India, Volume VII: Uttarakanda

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The sharp contrast between cultures with a monotheistic paternal deity and those with pluralistic maternal deities is a theme of abiding interest in religious studies. Attempts to understand the implications of these two vast organizing principles for religious life lead to an overwhelmingly diverse set of facts and their meanings. ...
Freud's India: Sigmund Freud and India's First Psychoanalyst Girindrasekhar Bose
The sharp contrast between cultures with a monotheistic paternal deity and those with pluralistic maternal deities is a theme of abiding interest in religious studies. Attempts to understand the implications of these two vast organizing principles for religious life lead to an overwhelmingly diverse set of facts and their meanings. In Freud's India, the companion volume to Freud's Mahabharata, Alf Hiltebeitel takes up this enormously engaging question, focusing on the thinking of two spokespeople for the inner life of their cultures- Sigmund Freud and Girindrasekhar Bose. Hiltebeitel examines the attempts of these two men to communicate with and understand each other and these issues in the heated context of emotionally divisive allegiances. The book is elegant in its nuanced attention to these two thinkers and its tightly controlled exploration of what their interactions reveal about their contributions and limitations as representatives of the psychology and religion of their respective cultures. Anxieties about mothers, says Hiltebeitel, separate Eastern from Western imaginations. They separate Freud from Bose, and they separate Hindu foundational texts from the foundational texts of Judaism.
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81.89 USD

Freud's India: Sigmund Freud and India's First Psychoanalyst Girindrasekhar Bose

by Alf Hiltebeitel
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Though Freud never overtly refers to the Mahabharata, many of the Sanskrit epic's themes are illuminated by Freud's thought and, conversely, many incidents in the epic can be used to illustrate Freud's theories. In Freud's Mahabharata, the companion volume to Freud's India, Alf Hiltebeitel offers what he calls a pointillist ...
Freud's Mahabharata
Though Freud never overtly refers to the Mahabharata, many of the Sanskrit epic's themes are illuminated by Freud's thought and, conversely, many incidents in the epic can be used to illustrate Freud's theories. In Freud's Mahabharata, the companion volume to Freud's India, Alf Hiltebeitel offers what he calls a pointillist introduction to a new theory about the Mahabharata based on Freud. Chapter 1 introduces the concept of the preoedipal, along with Freud's discussion of burial alive, ghosts and doubles, and castration anxiety, and looks at parallels with Indian theories of karma and reincarnation. In Chapter 2 Hiltebeitel draws on Andre Green's concept of the dead mother, alive but dead to her child, to tell the epic's main story through the interactions between the peace-loving King Yudhisthira and his bellicose mother Kunti. Chapter 3 takes up three dead mother stories in the Mahabharata's early books, all of them featuring Kunti, among a plethora of really dead or divine past mothers in the Pandava lineage. Next, Chapter 4 looks at Fernando Wulff Alonso's hypothesis that the Mahabharata poets worked from Greek sources in modeling their stories. Hiltebeitel explores the epic's divine plan of the unburdening of the Earth, the goddess Earth, and its Greek counterpart in the Iliad's plan of Zeus. Girindrasekhar Bose's concept of the Oedipus mother is introduced in Chapter 5 through a discussion of Aravan, a minor figure throughout the Sanskrit epic tradition but one who looms in importance in the Draupadi cult and has a cult of his own, where he is called Kuttantavar. In both cults Aravan is worshiped for his self-mutilating sacrifice as a battle-opening offering to mother Kali, and he is worshipped in his own cult by Indian eunuchs or castrati called Aravanis in his honor. The book concludes with a new theory of the epic based on Freud's Moses and Monotheism, in which he argued that religious traditions deserve to be studied not only in what they say consciously about themselves, but in what they have registered unconsciously from past traumas, loss of memory, and the return of the repressed.
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81.89 USD

Freud's Mahabharata

by Alf Hiltebeitel
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In Indian mythological texts like the Mahabharata and Ramayana, there are recurrent tales about gleaners. The practice of gleaning in India had more to do with the house-less forest life than with residential village or urban life or with gathering residual post-harvest grains from cultivated fields. Gleaning can be seen ...
Nonviolence in the Mahabharata: Siva's Summa on Rishidharma and the Gleaners of Kurukshetra
In Indian mythological texts like the Mahabharata and Ramayana, there are recurrent tales about gleaners. The practice of gleaning in India had more to do with the house-less forest life than with residential village or urban life or with gathering residual post-harvest grains from cultivated fields. Gleaning can be seen a metaphor for the Mahabharata poets' art: an art that could have included their manner of gleaning what they made the leftovers (what they found useful) from many preexistent texts into Vyasa's entire thought -including oral texts and possibly written ones, such as philosophical debates and stories. This book explores the notion of non-violence in the epic Mahabharata. In examining gleaning as an ecological and spiritual philosophy nurtured as much by hospitality codes as by eating practices, the author analyses the merits and limitations of the 9th century Kashmiri aesthetician Anandavardhana that the dominant aesthetic sentiment or rasa of the Mahabharata is shanta (peace). Mahatma Gandhi's non-violent reading of the Mahabharata via the Bhagavad Gita are also studied. This book by one of the leaders in Mahabharata studies is of interest to scholars of South Asian Literary Studies, Religious Studies as well as Peace Studies, South Asian Anthropology and History.
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63.12 USD

Nonviolence in the Mahabharata: Siva's Summa on Rishidharma and the Gleaners of Kurukshetra

by Alf Hiltebeitel
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Raj Yoga: The Royal Path to Enlightenment
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31.490000 USD

Raj Yoga: The Royal Path to Enlightenment

by Dr Lake Singh
Hardback
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Colour Your Legacy: Paint the Canvas of Your Perfect Life
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83.970000 USD

Colour Your Legacy: Paint the Canvas of Your Perfect Life

by Susie Briscoe
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Colour Your Legacy: Paint the Canvas of Your Perfect Life
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20.970000 USD

Colour Your Legacy: Paint the Canvas of Your Perfect Life

by Susie Briscoe
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D N Y N E S H W A R I
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10.490000 USD

D N Y N E S H W A R I

by Saint Dnyneshwar
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Raj Yoga: The Royal Path to Enlightenment
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20.990000 USD

Raj Yoga: The Royal Path to Enlightenment

by Dr Lake Singh
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Why I Am a Hindu
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18.850000 USD

Why I Am a Hindu

by Shashi Tharoor
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Ashtastambha: Eight Pillars of Hindutva for the 21st Century
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8.400000 USD

Ashtastambha: Eight Pillars of Hindutva for the 21st Century

by Ganapathy Mahalingam Ph D
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The Secret Knowledge of Yoga: An Introduction and Guide for Practice
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12.600000 USD

The Secret Knowledge of Yoga: An Introduction and Guide for Practice

by Aaron Michelson
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The Hindu-Yogi Science of Breath: Large Print
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8.390000 USD

The Hindu-Yogi Science of Breath: Large Print

by William Walker Atkinson
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Blue Mandala Mindfulness Journal: Meditation Peaceful Mandala Covered Writing Journal, 7.44 X 9.69 150 Pages of Blank Journal Lined Paper, Daily Journaling
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9.440000 USD

Blue Mandala Mindfulness Journal: Meditation Peaceful Mandala Covered Writing Journal, 7.44 X 9.69 150 Pages of Blank Journal Lined Paper, Daily Journaling

by Tina M Zucker
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Listening to the Inner Sound: The Perennial Practice of Shabd Yoga
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5.650000 USD

Listening to the Inner Sound: The Perennial Practice of Shabd Yoga

by David Christopher Lane, Andrea Diem-Lane
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The Tantric Hindu Bible: Eastern Satanism
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15.750000 USD

The Tantric Hindu Bible: Eastern Satanism

by Rev. Caesar 999
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The Hindu-Yogi Science of Breath
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17.800000 USD

The Hindu-Yogi Science of Breath

by William Atkinson
Hardback
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The Hindu-Yogi Science of Breath
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10.450000 USD

The Hindu-Yogi Science of Breath

by William Atkinson
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Khmer: Cambodia
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18.890000 USD

Khmer: Cambodia

by Lea Rawls
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The First Hymn of Rishi Vamadeva: Rig Veda Mandal IV Sukta 1
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18.900000 USD

The First Hymn of Rishi Vamadeva: Rig Veda Mandal IV Sukta 1

by Ry Deshpande
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Gitanjali
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6.290000 USD

Gitanjali

by Rabindranath Tagore
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Srimad-Bhagavatam: In Four Verses
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5.760000 USD

Srimad-Bhagavatam: In Four Verses

by Vishwambhar (Vishu) Sharma
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Gitanjali
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13.600000 USD

Gitanjali

by Rabindranath Tagore
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Sundarakanda: The Fifth-Ascent of Tulsi Ramayana
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15.700000 USD

Sundarakanda: The Fifth-Ascent of Tulsi Ramayana

by Goswami Tulsidas
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Yogananda, considered by many to be the father of modern yoga, has had an unsurpassed global impact thanks to the durability of his teachings, the institutions he created or inspired, and especially his iconic memoir, Autobiography of a Yogi. Since its publication in 1946, that book has sold millions of ...
The Life of Yogananda: The Story of the Yogi Who Became the First Modern Guru
Yogananda, considered by many to be the father of modern yoga, has had an unsurpassed global impact thanks to the durability of his teachings, the institutions he created or inspired, and especially his iconic memoir, Autobiography of a Yogi. Since its publication in 1946, that book has sold millions of copies and changed millions of lives. But it doesn't tell the whole story. Much of Yogananda's seminal text is devoted to tales about other people and it largely overlooks the three vital decades he spent living, working and teaching in America. Huge chunks of his life - challenges, controversies and crises; triumphs, relationships and formative experiences - remain unknown to even his most ardent devotees. In this captivating biography, scholar and teacher Philip Goldberg fills the gaps, charting a journey that spanned six decades, two hemispheres, two world wars and unprecedented social changes. The result is an objective, thoroughly researched account of Yogananda's remarkable life in all its detail, nuance, and complex humanity. 'Yogananda would, I believe, want any book about him to not only inform but transform,' Goldberg writes. 'It is my hope that readers will be enriched, expanded and deepened by this humble offering.'
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35.82 USD

The Life of Yogananda: The Story of the Yogi Who Became the First Modern Guru

by Philip Goldberg
Hardback
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Chakra Balance: The Beginner's Guide to Healing Body and Mind
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15.740000 USD

Chakra Balance: The Beginner's Guide to Healing Body and Mind

by April Pfender
Paperback
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Cosmic Puja
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24.100000 USD

Cosmic Puja

by Shree Maa, Swami Satyananda Saraswati
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