The ''Unknown'' Reality, Vol. 1: A Seth Book by Jane Roberts

By Jane Roberts

During this mind-stretching trip into the frontiers of awareness, Seth unearths the multidimensional nature of the human soul. In Seth Speaks, Seth brought the concept that of “probable realities,” during which our idle daydreams and unfulfilled impulses do ensue, within which all alternatives are absolutely skilled by means of different parts of the self. Now, during this first quantity of The “Unknown” truth, Seth explains the remarkable labyrinths of unseen percentages occupied with any selection, and the way our wisdom of those can increase the waking lifestyles we all know. In a desirable exploration of the cosmic net of our life, Seth unearths: * the aim of desires, and the way they can be fulfilled unconsciously; * Misconceptions approximately demise and the afterlife; * How diversified possible realities intersect and impression each other; * the connection among actual wellbeing and fitness and internal fact; * a chain of routines that can assist you become aware of the unknown parts of your higher id. In quantity one of many “Unknown” truth, Seth initiates a trip during which it appears the customary is left in the back of. the place do the occasions of our lives start or finish? the place will we healthy into them, separately and as contributors of the species? those questions, with Seth’s causes, are the guts of quantity One.

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Against a Hindu God: Buddhist Philosophy of Religion In by Parimal Patil

By Parimal Patil

Philosophical arguments for and opposed to the life of God were an important to Euro-American and South Asian philosophers for over a millennium. serious to the background of philosophy in India, have been the centuries-long arguments among Buddhist and Hindu philosophers concerning the lifestyles of a God-like being known as Isvara and the non secular epistemology used to aid them. by way of targeting the paintings of Ratnakirti, one of many final nice Buddhist philosophers of India, and his arguments opposed to his Hindu competitors, Parimal G. Patil illuminates South Asian highbrow practices and the character of philosophy through the ultimate part of Buddhism in India.

Based on the recognized college of Vikramasila, Ratnakirti introduced the complete diversity of Buddhist philosophical assets to endure on his critique of his Hindu rivals' cosmological/design argument. At stake in his critique used to be not anything below the character of inferential reasoning, the metaphysics of epistemology, and the relevance of philosophy to the perform of faith. In constructing a formal comparative method of the philosophy of faith, Patil transcends the disciplinary barriers of non secular reports, philosophy, and South Asian stories and applies the impressive paintings of philosophers like Ratnakirti to modern concerns in philosophy and faith.

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The Secret Garland: Āṇṭāḷ's Tiruppāvai and Nācciyār Tirumoli by Archana Venkatesan

By Archana Venkatesan

This ebook deals new translations of the Tiruppavai and Nacciyar Tirumoli, composed through the ninth-century Tamil mystic and poetess Kotai. of the main major compositions by way of a feminine mystic, the Tiruppavai and Nacciyar Tirumoli provide expression to her robust reports by utilizing a colourful and ambitious sensuality, during which Visnu is her remarkable, spell binding, and infrequently merciless lover. Kotai's poetry is characterised by way of a richness of language during which phrases are imbued with polyvalence or even the main mundane reports are infused with the spirit of the divine. Her Tiruppavai and Nacciyar Tirumoli are garlands of phrases, redolent with meanings ready to be came across. this present day Kotai is respected as a goddess, and as a testomony to the long-lasting relevance of her poetry, her Tiruppavai and Nacciyar Tirumoli remain celebrated in South Indian ritual, track, dance, and the visible arts.

This booklet goals to trap the lyricism, attractiveness, and gear of Kotai's unique works. furthermore, precise notes in line with conventional commentaries, and discussions of the ritual and performative lives of the Tiruppavai and Nacciyar Tirumoli spotlight the significance of this ninth-century poet and her poems during the last 1000 years.

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The Experience of Nothingness: Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj’s by Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, Visit Amazon's Robert Powell Page,

By Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, Visit Amazon's Robert Powell Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Robert Powell,

During this booklet, Nisargadatta in actual fact demonstrates that common sense and spirituality don't unavoidably stand against each other. He pursues a logical argument to its very finish, exhibiting that until eventually there's transcendence of all concept, good judgment is still absolutely legitimate and will be pursued conscientiously.

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Why I am not a Hindu: a Sudra critique of Hindutva, by Kancha Ilaiah

By Kancha Ilaiah

'[In our formative years] we all, the Dalitbahujans of India by no means heard the be aware 'Hindu' -- no longer as a notice, nor because the identify of a tradition, nor because the identify of the religion.' this can be one of many provocative statements from the writer who identifies himself as a dalitbahujan, a member of the 'exploited and suppressed majority' of Indians. Writing with passionate anger laced with sarcasm at the scenario in India at the present time, the writer seems on the socio-economic and cultural adjustments among the Dalitbahujans and the opposite Hindus. He stories early life, family members lifestyles, marketplace kinfolk and gear family members, Gods and Goddesses and the premises of Hindutva. gathering some of the rules of Bahujans, he offers their imaginative and prescient of a extra simply society.

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Être : Approches de la non-dualité by Jean Klein

By Jean Klein

Ce nouveau livre de Jean Klein présente un ensemble vital d’entretiens, publiés dans l. a. revue Être, qu’il a dirigée de 1973 à 1993. Ils ont european lieu principalement à l’abbaye de Royaumont, à los angeles Sainte Baume, et à Notre Dame du Los, près de hole. Jean Klein dans ces dialogues magnifiques essaye de nous éveiller à los angeles judgment of right and wrong non-duelle derrière les pensées, au silence au-delà des mots, au sans forme au-delà des formes. Très grand connaisseur des traditions spirituelles indiennes, et principalement de l’advaita vedânta, Jean Klein sait avec tact, strength et pédagogie tourner notre recognition vers l’intériorité. Ces mots ont le pouvoir infrequent, comme très peu de maîtres spirituels l’ont european, de pointer vers los angeles paix et los angeles joie en nous-mêmes. De nombreux thèmes sont abordés dans ces entretiens : l’état nonduel, los angeles pensée, l. a. méditation, l. a. nature du je, le silence, l’art, l’advaita vedânta, los angeles moral sense, l. a. nécessité d’un maître, los angeles peur, los angeles joie, los angeles liberté, les émotions , and so forth. Ce livre est un véritable trésor où chacun saura trouver ce qui lui convient pour avancer sur le chemin spirituel avec un des plus grands maîtres du XXe siècle.

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Bhagavad Gita (Penguin Clásicos) by Anonymous

By Anonymous

Los mejores libros jamás escritos. Un diálogo entre el dios y el hombre que muestra los caminos de l. a. acción, los angeles devoción y el conocimiento de Oriente. «Todos los seres nacen en los angeles ilusión, l. a. ilusión de los angeles división procedente del deseo y el odio.»

Este texto forma parte del libro VI del Mahabharata, y fue escrito probablemente en los siglos I o II a.C. No se conocen sus autores. Se presenta como un diálogo entre Arjuna y Krisna, en el campo de batalla, justo cuando va a empezar los angeles guerra entre los Pandaras y los Kauravas. El miedo a l. a. batalla inicia un diálogo a través del cual se traza una sinopsis del pensamiento y experiencia religiosa de l. a. India, que aglutina los caminos de los angeles acción, los angeles devoción y el conocimiento.

A Juan Mascaró se debe una de las traducciones más célebres de los angeles Bhagavad Gita, que aquí presentamos en versión castellana de José Manuel Abeleira frente al sánscrito original.

Mahatma Gandhi dijo...
«Cuando las dudas me persiguen, cuando l. a. desilusión me mira fijamente a los angeles cara y no veo ningún rayo de esperanza en el horizonte, me dirijo hacia Bhagavad Gita y busco un verso que me reconforte.»

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Hindu Selves in a Modern World: Guru Faith in the Mata by Maya Warrier

By Maya Warrier

This e-book explores devotional Hinduism in a contemporary context of excessive consumerism and revolutionised communications. It makes a speciality of a fast-growing and high-profile modern Hindu guru religion originating in India and attracting a transnational following. The agency is led by means of a enormously well known girl guru, Mata Amritanandamayi, whom devotees worship as an avatar and a healer of the ills of the modern international. via drawing upon multi-sited ethnographic fieldwork one of the mata's basically city, knowledgeable 'middle classification' Indian devotees, the writer presents the most important insights into new traits in renowned Hinduism in a post-colonial and quickly modernising Indian atmosphere.

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Krishna : a sourcebook by (Hindu deity) Krishna; Bryant, Edwin Francis

By (Hindu deity) Krishna; Bryant, Edwin Francis

Within the West Krishna is essentially often called the speaker of the Bhagavad Gita. however it is the tales of Krishna's youth and his later exploits that experience supplied the most very important and common resources of non secular narrative within the Hindu non secular panorama. This quantity brings jointly new translations of consultant samples of Krishna non secular literature from a number of genres -- classical, well known, local, sectarian, poetic, literary, and philosophical

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The Rise of the Goddess in the Hindu Tradition by Tracy Pintchman

By Tracy Pintchman

This e-book explores the increase of the nice Goddess via targeting the improvement of saakti (creative energy), maya (objective illusion), and prakr(materiality) from Vedic instances to the past due Puranic interval, clarifying how those rules turned critical to her theology.

"I like a great deal the way Pintchman conscientiously establishes the interrelationships among saakti, maya, and prakrti concepts that may no longer at the start seem to be heavily attached. This ebook well unearths their natural integration, an integration that Hindu tradition itself well-known and elaborated basically progressively over the centuries. She avoids examining later Sakta or Tantric theological rules again into the sooner literature, but she convincingly demonstrates how the later rules are firmly rooted within the historical traditions. hence, the e-book presents the reader with a feeling either one of the continuities fascinated about the improvement of the nice Goddess suggestion, in addition to the most important adjustments of culture that any such improvement entailed." -- C. Mackenzie Brown

"There are complementary, arresting positive factors of this ebook. One is the vast sweep of the author's inquiry into the heritage of 3 thoughts which are basic to the good Goddess. She follows a thread of continuity that hasn't ever been so crisply delineated. the result's form of a conceptual "adventure tale" advised in flashbacks: we all know what the mature perception is, because it is now universal wisdom. the place it got here from makes for terribly attention-grabbing studying. the second one outstanding characteristic is the provocative, suggestive linking of this heritage to modern matters relating to gender and women." -- Thomas B. Coburn

"The writer presents an intensive dialogue of the most suggestions in terms of the female precept within the highbrow, literary traditions of Hinduism. She indicates that goddess worship isn't a marginal expression yet is valuable to even the main orthodox parts of Hinduism. She additionally brings jointly a lot far-flung scholarship from India, Europe, and the U.S. with out duplicating any of it." -- Kathleen M. Erndl

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