The Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad-Gita has been an essential text of Hindu culture in India since the time of its composition in the first century A.D. One of the great classics of world literature, it has inspired such diverse thinkers as Henry David Thoreau, Mahatma Gandhi, and T.S. Eliot; most recently, it formed the core of Peter Brook's celebrated production of the Mahabharata.

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  • Author : Barbara Miller
  • Publisher : Bantam Classics
  • Pages : 176 pages
  • ISBN : 9780553900392
  • Rating : 5/5 from 2 reviews
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The Bhagavad-Gita

The Bhagavad-Gita
  • Author : Barbara Miller
  • Publisher : Bantam Classics
  • Release : 01 June 2004
GET THIS BOOKThe Bhagavad-Gita

The Bhagavad-Gita has been an essential text of Hindu culture in India since the time of its composition in the first century A.D. One of the great classics of world literature, it has inspired such diverse thinkers as Henry David Thoreau, Mahatma Gandhi, and T.S. Eliot; most recently, it formed the core of Peter Brook's celebrated production of the Mahabharata.

100 Facts about the Bhagavad-Gita

100 Facts about the Bhagavad-Gita
  • Author : Emma Hacker
  • Publisher : Lennex
  • Release : 01 February 2013
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In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "The Bhagavad-Gita: Krishna's Counsel in Time of War." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by their biting sincerity; others may be spellbound by their unbridled flights of fantasy. Don't buy this book if: 1. You don't have nerves of steel. 2. You expect to get

Sakuntala

Sakuntala
  • Author : Romila Thapar
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 01 March 2021
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The figure of Sakuntala appears in many forms throughout South Asian literature, most famously in the Mahabharata and in Kalidisa's fourth-century Sanskrit play, Sakuntala and the Ring of Recollection. In these two texts, Sakuntala undergoes a critical transformation, relinquishing her assertiveness and autonomy to become the quintessentially submissive woman, revealing much about the performance of Hindu femininity that would come to dominate South Asian culture. Through a careful analysis of sections from Sakuntala and their various iterations in different contexts,

Chinese Philosophy

Chinese Philosophy
  • Author : Haiming Wen
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 09 March 2012
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In this illustrated introduction Wen Haiming explores the characteristics of different philosophers in Chinese history and distinguishes the 'Chinese philosophical sensibility' motivating their thoughts. Employing Western philosophical categories to describe significant issues in the history of philosophy, Wen Haiming considers Chinese political philosophy in the pre-Qin era, Chinese metaphysics from Han to Tang dynasties, Chinese epistemology from Song to Ming dynasties and modern Chinese-Western comparative philosophy. Chinese Philosophy provides a clear, accessible conception of the Chinese philosophical sensibility and its

Mahabharata

Mahabharata
  • Author : William Buck
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 01 March 2021
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William Buck's stirring retelling of a classic Indian epic--in its original Sanskrit, probably the largest epic ever composed.

Our Religions

Our Religions
  • Author : Arvind Sharma
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 15 March 2011
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An essential introduction to the world's living religions by experts from each tradition -- published in conjunction with the 1993 Parliament of the World's Religions.

The 33 Strategies of War

The 33 Strategies of War
  • Author : Robert Greene,Joost Elffers
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 14 December 2007
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Strategies of war—and the subtle social game of everyday life—by the bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power Robert Greene’s groundbreaking guides, The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, and Mastery espouse profound, timeless lessons from the events of history to help readers vanquish an enemy, ensnare an unsuspecting victim, or become the greatest in your field. In The 33 Strategies of War, Greene has crafted an important addition to this ruthless and unique series. Spanning world

Record of Miraculous Events in Japan

Record of Miraculous Events in Japan
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 23 July 2013
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The Nihon ryoiki, a collection of setsuwa, or "anecdotal" tales, compiled by a monk in late-eighth- or early-ninth-century Japan, records the spread of Buddhist ideas in Japan and the ways in which Buddhism's principles were adapted to the conditions of Japanese society. Beginning in the time before Buddhism was introduced to Japan, the text captures the effects of the nation's initial contact with Buddhism—brought by emissaries from the king of the Korean state of Paekche—and the subsequent adoption

The Four Hundred Songs of War and Wisdom

The Four Hundred Songs of War and Wisdom
  • Author : Purananuru. English
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 01 March 1999
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Two prominent translators present the first complete English-language edition of one of India's greatest works of classical literature: the Purananuru. This anthology of four hundred poems by more than 150 poets between the first and third centuries C.E. delves into living and dying, despair, love, poverty, and the changing nature of existence.

The Secret Garland

The Secret Garland
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 30 September 2010
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This book offers new translations of the Tiruppavai and Nacciyar Tirumoli, composed by the ninth-century Tamil mystic and poetess Kotai. Two of the most significant compositions by a female mystic, the Tiruppavai and Nacciyar Tirumoli give expression to her powerful experiences through the use of a vibrant and bold sensuality, in which Visnu is her awesome, mesmerizing, and sometimes cruel lover. Kotai's poetry is characterized by a richness of language in which words are imbued with polyvalence and even the

The Daodejing of Laozi

The Daodejing of Laozi
  • Author : Laozi
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 01 August 2003
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Philip J. Ivanhoe's richly annotated translation of this classic work is accompanied by his engaging interpretation and commentary, a lucid introduction, and a Language Appendix that compares eight classic translations of the opening passage of the work and invites the reader to consider the principles upon which each was rendered.

The Shorter Columbia Anthology of Traditional Chinese Literature

The Shorter Columbia Anthology of Traditional Chinese Literature
  • Author : Victor H. Mair
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 03 January 2001
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With its fresh translations by newer voices in the field, its broad scope, and its flowing style, this anthology places the immense riches of Chinese literature within easy reach. Ranging from the beginnings to 1919, this abridged version of The Columbia Anthology of Traditional Chinese Literature retains all the characteristics of the original. In putting together these selections Victor H. Mair interprets "literature" very broadly to include not just literary fiction, poetry, and drama, but folk and popular literature, lyrics and

The Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita
  • Author : Christopher Key Chapple
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release : 30 March 2010
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An interlinear edition of the spiritual classic that provides devanagari, transliterated Sanskrit, and English versions of the Gītā.

The Complete Works of Zhuangzi

The Complete Works of Zhuangzi
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 03 December 2013
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Only by inhabiting Dao (the Way of Nature) and dwelling in its unity can humankind achieve true happiness and freedom, in both life and death. This is Daoist philosophy's central tenet, espoused by the person—or group of people—known as Zhuangzi (369?-286? B.C.E.) in a text by the same name. To be free, individuals must discard rigid distinctions between good and bad, right and wrong, and follow a course of action not motivated by gain or striving.