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 Stoler Miller
  • Publisher : Bantam Classics
  • Pages : 176 pages
  • ISBN : 0553900390
  • Rating : 5/5 from 2 reviews
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The Bhagavad-Gita

The Bhagavad-Gita
  • Author : Barbara Stoler Miller
  • Publisher : Bantam Classics
  • Release : 01 June 2004
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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.

Reading the Past Across Space and Time

Reading the Past Across Space and Time
  • Author : Brenda Deen Schildgen,Ralph Hexter
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 02 March 2017
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Featuring leading scholars in their fields, this book examines receptions of ancient and early modern literary works from around the world (China, Japan, Ancient Maya, Ancient Mediterranean, Ancient India, Ancient Mesopotamia) that have circulated globally across time and space (from East to West, North to South, South to West). Beginning with the premise of an enduring and revered cultural past, the essays go on to show how the circulation of literature through translation and other forms of reception in fact

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

Hindu Primary Sources

Hindu Primary Sources
  • Author : Carl Olson
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release : 09 August 2022
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Bringing together texts from a variety of sectarian traditions, this reader provides the broadest selection of primary source Hindu literature available to date. The volume is divided into two major parts. The first section presents selections that explore major themes in classical Sanskrit traditions, including those in the Vedic, Upanis?adic, and Dharma literatures, as well as the classical philosophical-religious schools. The second part includes selections that highlight the sectarian and devotional movements related to major deities such as Vishnu,

Religious Violence Today: Faith and Conflict in the Modern World [2 volumes]

Religious Violence Today: Faith and Conflict in the Modern World [2 volumes]
  • Author : Michael Jerryson
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 31 July 2020
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Through sections containing overview essays and reference entries related to particular religions, this resource explores the rise of religious violence, hate crime, and persecution around the world. Religious violence and persecution have been growing steadily both within the United States and around the world. Drawing on the expertise of a wide range of scholars, this current and comprehensive reference helps readers understand the persecution of members of particular faiths as well as violence committed by members of those faiths. In

Miracles

Miracles
  • Author : David L. Weddle
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release : 19 July 2010
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It is well known that depression occurs more often in women than in men. It is the most commonly encountered mental health problem among women and ranks overall as one of the most important women's health problems. Researchers have studied depression a great deal, yet women's depression has rarely been the primary focus. The contexts of women's lives which might contribute to their depression are not often addressed by the mental health establishment, which tends to focus on biological factors.

A Fatal Addiction

A Fatal Addiction
  • Author : Thomas Block
  • Publisher : Algora Publishing
  • Release : 09 August 2022
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America, one of the most religious countries in the world, is also the most violent. Do God and war define the American spirit as much as apple pie and baseball? This unsettling book illustrates how bellicose, war-like language is used to explain the spiritual quest. It explores the violence of God tradition as it exists in all religions (including Buddhism), and then examines how this dynamic is flipped, with political leaders using spiritual and religious language to sell war to

Sakuntala

Sakuntala
  • Author : Romila Thapar
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 09 August 2022
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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,

Baby Krishna, Infant Christ

Baby Krishna, Infant Christ
  • Author : Kristin Johnston Largen
  • Publisher : Orbis Books
  • Release : 09 August 2022
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A ground-breaking work in comparative theology. This stimulating work of comparative theology brings into conversation the stories of the infancy and youth Jesus with that of Krishna in the Hindu tradition. The early chapters tell the stories, first of Krishna and then of Jesus, and then describe the role each plays as savior for the faithful of that tradition. Chapter 1: Comparative Theology and Learning about Jesus Chapter 2: A Savior in Disguise the Stories Chapter 3: Krishna and His Followers How He

The Ethics of Oneness

The Ethics of Oneness
  • Author : Jeremy David Engels
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 30 March 2021
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We live in an era defined by a sense of separation, even in the midst of networked connectivity. As cultural climates sour and divisive political structures spread, we are left wondering about our ties to each other. Consequently, there is no better time than now to reconsider ideas of unity. In The Ethics of Oneness, Jeremy David Engels reads the Bhagavad Gita alongside the works of American thinkers Ralph Waldo Emerson and Walt Whitman. Drawing on this rich combination of

The 33 Strategies Of War

The 33 Strategies Of War
  • Author : Robert Greene
  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Release : 03 September 2010
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The third in Robert Greene's bestselling series is now available in a pocket sized concise edition. Following 48 Laws of Power and The Art of Seduction, here is a brilliant distillation of the strategies of war to help you wage triumphant battles everyday. Spanning world civilisations, and synthesising dozens of political, philosophical, and religious texts, The Concise 33 Strategies of War is a guide to the subtle social game of everyday life. Based on profound and timeless lessons, it is abundantly illustrated