By Paramhansa Yogananda, Visit Amazon's Swami Kriyananda Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Swami Kriyananda,
Yogananda used to be probably the most major religious academics of the twentieth century. for the reason that his vintage, Autobiography of a Yogi, was once first released in 1946, its reputation has elevated progressively during the global. The Essence of Self-Realization is full of classes and tales that Yogananda shared merely along with his closest disciples, this quantity bargains some of the most insightful and interesting glimpses into the existence and classes of a very good sage. a lot of the cloth provided this is no longer on hand at any place else.
By Elias Kifon Bongmba
The Wiley-Blackwell significant other to African Religions brings jointly a workforce of overseas students to create a single-volume source at the spiritual ideals and practices of the peoples in Africa.
- Offers vast insurance of matters on the subject of African religions, contemplating studies in indigenous, Christian, and Islamic traditions around the continent
- Contributors are from numerous fields, making sure the quantity deals multidisciplinary perspectives
- Explores methodological techniques to faith from anthropological, philosophical, and old perspectives
- Provides insights into the historic advancements in African religions, in addition to modern matters resembling the advance of African-initiated church buildings, neo conventional religions, and Pentecostalism
- Discusses very important themes on the intersection of tradition and faith in Africa, together with the humanities, overall healthiness, politics, globalization, gender kinfolk, and the economy
By John Heider
The Tao of management is a useful device for a person ready of management. It offers the easiest and clearest recommendation on the right way to be some of the best form of chief: be trustworthy, belief the method, watch out, and encourage others to develop into their very own leaders. Heider's booklet is a mix of functional perception and profound knowledge, providing thought and suggestion. This ebook is used as a Management/Leadership education textual content via many Fortune 500 enterprises, together with IBM, Mitsubishi, and Prudential.
By John Hinnells, Alan Williams
The Parsis are India's smallest minority neighborhood, but they've got exercised a massive impression at the state. As pioneers in schooling in 19th century India, and as best figures in banking and trade, drugs, legislation and journalism, they have been on the vanguard of India's commercial revolution. Parsis have been additionally on the middle of the production of the Indian nationwide Congress within the 19th century and contributed a number of the nice leaders via into the 20th century. This e-book, written by way of remarkable specialists within the box, explores numerous key elements of the Parsis. It spans the time from their arrival in India to the twenty-first century. All contributions are according to unique examine and such a lot of them use hitherto unexplored fundamental assets. the 1st a part of the booklet analyzes the subject of Parsi migration from very diverse issues of view; the second one half provides prime Parsi personalities of the 19th and 20th centuries. the ultimate half is a collection of reports of the Parsi conventional group in Bombay and an exam of 3 diverse diasporas. The concluding bankruptcy, via John R. Hinnells, indicates the variety of contributions of Parsis to trendy India and likewise within the diasporas, the place the Zoroastrian faith is practiced in additional international locations all over the world than at any time in its historical past of greater than 3,000 years.
Whereas there are not any stirrings of enjoyment, anger, sorrow, or pleasure, the brain might be stated to be within the country of Equilibrium. whilst these emotions were stirred, they usually act of their due measure, there ensues what could be known as the nation of concord. This Equilibrium is the good root from which develop the entire human actings on the earth, and this concord is the common direction which all of them should still pursue.
By P. Oktor Skjærvø
By Thomas A. Forsthoefel, Cynthia Ann Humes
A interesting examine Hindu authorities with major followings within the United States.
By Jenny Rose
By Andrew J. Nicholson
Some postcolonial theorists argue that the belief of a unmarried process of trust often called "Hinduism" is a production of nineteenth-century British imperialists. Andrew J. Nicholson introduces one other point of view: even supposing a unified Hindu id isn't really as historical as a few Hindus declare, it has its roots in strategies inside of South Asian philosophy from the fourteenth to 17th centuries. in this time, thinkers taken care of the philosophies of Vedanta, Samkhya, and Yoga, in addition to the worshippers of Visnu, Siva, and Sakti, as belonging to a unmarried approach of trust and perform. rather than seeing such teams as separate and contradictory, they re-envisioned them as separate rivers resulting in the sea of Brahman, the final word reality.
Drawing at the writings of philosophers from overdue medieval and early sleek traditions, together with Vijnanabhiksu, Madhava, and Madhusudana Sarasvati, Nicholson exhibits how influential thinkers portrayed Vedanta philosophy because the final unifier of various trust platforms. This undertaking cleared the path for the paintings of later Hindu reformers, comparable to Vivekananda, Radhakrishnan, and Gandhi, whose teachings promoted the proposal that each one international religions belong to a unmarried religious cohesion. In his learn, Nicholson additionally evaluations the best way Eurocentric concepts—like monism and dualism, idealism and realism, theism and atheism, and orthodoxy and heterodoxy—have come to dominate smooth discourses on Indian philosophy.
By PH D Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh
Sikhs hint the genesis in their spiritual rites, prayers, gown codes, and names to Guru Gobind Singh's construction of the Khalsa in 1699. The delivery of the Khalsa is the 1st paintings to discover this pivotal occasion in Sikh heritage from a feminist point of view, wondering the ways that Sikh thoughts have built a hypermasculine Sikh id. The ebook argues that Sikh reminiscence must recognize the important woman measurement grounded within the common human situation and current on the start of the Khalsa.
Inspired via her personal father, the eminent Sikh student Harbans Singh, Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh rediscovers the female aspect of the phrases and activities of the founders of Sikhism. She appears on the easy texts and tenets of Sikh faith and demonstrates the feminine point within the sacred textual content, day-by-day prayers, gown code, and rituals of the Sikhs. Singh reminds us that Guru Gobind Singh's unique imaginative and prescient was once an egalitarian one and urges present-day Sikhs to reside as much as the freeing implications set in movement while he gave beginning to the Khalsa.