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The Bhagavad-Gita

The Bhagavad-Gita
  • Author : Barbara 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.

The Bhagavad-Gita

The Bhagavad-Gita
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 16 January 1986
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The Bhagavad-Gita has been called the quintessence of the spirituality of India. It gives us a vision of a sacred universe, and a means by which individual men and women can reach the sacred within ourselves.

The Bhagavad-Gita

The Bhagavad-Gita
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 16 January 2021
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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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Love Song of the Dark Lord

Love Song of the Dark Lord
  • Author : Jayadeva
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 16 January 1997
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This is one of the most important works in Indian literature and a source of religious inspiration in both medieval and contemporary Vaishnavism.

Sunjata

Sunjata
  • Author : David C. Conrad,Djanka Tassey Condé
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 16 January 2021
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A pillar of the West African oral tradition for centuries, this epic traces the adventures and achievements of the Mande hero, Sunjata, as he liberates his people from Sumaworo Kanté, the sorcerer king of Soso, and establishes the great medieval empire of Mali. David Conrad conveys the strong narrative thrust of the Sunjata epic in his presentation of substantial excerpts from his translation of a performance by Djanka Tassey Condé. Readers approaching the epic for the first time will appreciate

Mahabharata

Mahabharata
  • Author : William Buck
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 16 January 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.

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

Sakuntala

Sakuntala
  • Author : Romila Thapar
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 16 January 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,

Theater of Memory

Theater of Memory
  • Author : K̄alid̄asa,Kālidāsa,Hilbank Professor of Humanities Barnard College Barbara Stoler Miller
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 16 January 1984
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This volume offers comprehensive analyses and new translations of Kalidasa's three extant plays: "Sakuntala and the Ring of Recollection," "Urvasi Won by Valor," and "Malavika and Agnimitra."

Hindu Primary Sources

Hindu Primary Sources
  • Author : Carl Olson
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release : 16 January 2021
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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,

Eastern Philosophy

Eastern Philosophy
  • Author : Victoria S. Harrison
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 16 January 2021
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Eastern Philosophy: The Basics is an essential introduction to major Indian and Chinese philosophies, both past and present. Exploring familiar metaphysical and ethical questions from the perspectives of different Eastern philosophies, including Confucianism, Daoism, and strands of Buddhism and Hinduism, this book covers key figures, issues, methods and concepts. Questions discussed include: What is the 'self'? Is human nature inherently good or bad? How is the mind related to the world? How can you live an authentic life? What is

Classical Hindu Mythology

Classical Hindu Mythology
  • Author : Cornelia Dimmitt,J.A.B. Van Buitenen
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
  • Release : 01 January 2015
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The Mahapuranas embody the received tradition of Hindu mythology. This anthology contains fresh translations of these myths, only a few of which have ever been available in English before, thus providing a rich new portion of Hindu mythology. The book is organized into six chapters. "Origins" contains myths relating to creation, time, and space. "Seers, Kings and Supernaturals" relates tales of rivers, trees, animals, demons, and men, particularly heroes and sages. Myths about the chief gods are dealt with in

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 Way of Lao Tzu

The Way of Lao Tzu
  • Author : Wing-tsit Chan
  • Publisher : Ravenio Books
  • Release : 14 October 2015
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No one can understand China or be an intelligent citizen of the world without some knowledge of the Lao Tzu, also called the Tao-te ching (The Classic of the Way and Its Virtue), for it has modified Chinese life and thought throughout history and has become an integral part of world literature. Therefore any new light on it, however little, should prove to be helpful. There have been many translations of this little classic, some of them excellent. Most translators