By Jyotirmaya Sharma
By Martin Ramstedt
By Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger
During the goddess Gangamma’s competition within the city of Tirupati, lower-caste males take guises of the goddess, and the streets are packed with males donning saris, braids, and feminine jewellery. against this, ladies take part by means of intensifying the rituals they practice for Gangamma all year long, akin to cooking and supplying nutrition. Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger argues that in the competition final truth is imagined as girl and ladies establish with the goddess, whose energy they percentage. brilliant bills by means of female and male contributors provide new insights into Gangamma’s traditions and the character of Hindu village goddesses.
By James Swartz
By Sally Kempton
How do you reside a lifetime of religious awakening in addition to outer abundance, internal freedom in addition to deep intimacy? How do you serve the area selflessly, but passionately have a good time your life?
The sages of Tantra have identified for hundreds of years that once you stick to the trail of Shakti—the sacred female precept personified via the goddesses of yoga—these presents can happen spontaneously. but such a lot folks, girls in addition to males, haven't begun to adventure the entire strength of our internal female energies. if you be aware of those powers for what they're, they heighten your capability to open spiritually, love extra deeply and fearlessly, create with higher mastery, and go through the realm with ability and pleasure. In Awakening Shakti, you are going to how one can realize and invite:
- Kali, bringer of energy, fierce love, and untamed freedom
- Lakshmi, who confers prosperity and beauty
- Saraswati, for readability of communique and intuition
- Radha, who includes the divine power of religious longing
- Bhuvaneshvari, who creates the distance for sacred transformation
- Parvati, to rouse creativity and the potential to love
With a wealth of meditations, visualizations, mantras, teachings, and fantastically instructed tales, Awakening Shakti offers a realistic advisor for activating the currents of the divine female in each element of your life.
“Sally Kempton's new publication is a treasure that brings fantasy, meditation, and daily revelation jointly in a fashion that might permit each girl to include the divine female in her lifestyles. Sally enlivens the whole spectrum of the goddess—from self sustaining protector, to lover, to dynamic and robust creatrix. I hugely suggest this soon-to-be classic!”
—Shiva Rea, yogini
“Sally Kempton has given us a mythic guide for a brand new form of feminism—a feminism of the soul. And this can be a great point, simply because humanity wishes female energy now as either a therapeutic tonic and a resource of reinvention.”
—Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of the Omega Institute, writer of Broken Open: How tricky occasions can assist Us Grow
By Prof. Shrikant Prasoon
Hinduism Clarified and Simplified is the simplest booklet on Hinduism written to this point; and so much specific and exhaustive one. virtually every little thing worthy stating has been incorporated in it. Sanatana Dharma, the everlasting faith, is now known as Hinduism. in response to Manusmriti, it truly is Manava Dharma: Human faith, the faith for all people. Hinduism because the Manava Dharma needs all to be at liberty and fit: sarve bhawantu sukhinah. Hinduism as everlasting faith asks all to develop from inside of and take up cosmic power; to grasp the self and the writer Brahman; and to get united to that Absolute God via natural deeds, ethical acts, penance and meditation for moksha (Salvation). learn, imagine, and stick with the dictates of elegant and divine visionary rishis for wisdom, keep an eye on, stability, wish and religion; for whole residing via dharma, artha, karma and moksha; for overall healthiness, happiness, peace, excitement, prosperity, revelation and enlightenment; and freedom from the never-ending cycle of beginning, demise and rebirth.
By Dharam Vir Mangla,Raju Gupta
This is a revised & enlarged version of the booklet “God and Self-Realization” (Scientific and non secular View). even supposing God is one & fact is one, yet there are numerous misconceptions among the Spirituality & Sciences. None has synthesized either to take away the variations. Now the most recent Cosmological researches are accepting the evidences and the hand of an enormous clever and robust Almighty God within the construction of the universe. i spotted that many authors who're neither non secular nor have adequate wisdom of yoga, sciences & spirituality are growing misconceptions and complicated the readers. This publication is a unprecedented try and eliminate these misconceptions and confusions.
The complete humanity is now haunted by way of such a lot of unanswered questions and none is to assist us. Is it no longer humorous that there are various religions and plenty of authors who neither believes in God (Spirit) nor in soul and none has proved the non-existence of God, yet nonetheless they name themselves the main religious? To equate an Avatara of God to a saint or a non-believer is a grievous mistakes because of lack of information. This ebook has the only objective to elucidate the concept that of God and to create an organization religion in God. i've got attempted my top to not twist any non secular, medical and old truth (as it's a universal perform) to thrill the folk of a faith or a rustic. the reality should not be twisted to thrill somebody for a egocentric aim.
I am lucky that i used to be born in India, which has given beginning to many nice religions of the area. The religious wisdom of the nice Vedas & Scriptures comes in India with no doing any additional efforts. i've got the advantages of a few nice saints like Sri Amar Jyoti Babaji, Mahavatar Babaji and Sri Sathya Sai Babaji. mostly, the nice scientists of the west are disadvantaged of such opportunity.
I am grateful to Sri Amar Jyoti Babaji, a such a lot respected saint of India, who has encouraged and blessed me to put in writing this publication. All my kin have his common corporation & benefits. i'm indebted for the pc aid and in offering some of the principles of clinical and non secular perspectives of my spouse Mrs. Vimla Devi, daughter Jai Shree and son Raju Gupta.
I bought loads of aid, idea and suggestions in scripting this publication from many God-devoted acquaintances like Sh. Ashok Verdhan Dewan Ex-Deputy Director schooling from Jammu, Mr. & Mrs. Prem Bhandari Head of 3rd Eye project in India, Dr. R.K. Gupta Deputy Director basic & Head of NIC, Dr. Archana Gupta Director CSIR, & Sh. M.D. Goel Assistant Director of schooling, and so forth. i will be able to always remember the aid of all of the people in publishing this ebook within the provider of God.
Sri Dharam Vir Mangla, M.Sc. M.Ed. PGDCA acquired his master’s levels from collage of Delhi. considering that his beginning he had clinical bent of brain. He joined his Ph.D. in arithmetic at Delhi collage in 1969. due to the fact his youth he used to check the non secular books. He used to debate approximately God, Scripture and the technology with saints and realized humans. In 1969 a divine miracle of Sri Sathya Sai Baba reworked his soul, existence, philosophy and considering. He grew to become an ideal theist with an organization religion and conviction in God. He absolutely surrendered himself to God. After that he was once absolutely attracted to understanding and looking God. He committed all his energies within the pursuit of God, religious stories and yoga practices. in the course of 1976-78 he served as lecturer in arithmetic at college of Aden. given that 1996 he labored because the imperative in Delhi.
The Yogoda Satsanga Society (YSS) initiated him in ‘Kriya Yoga’. he's a student of technological know-how, arithmetic, schooling and Philosophy and has the facility to correlate Sciences, Scriptures, and God. This e-book relies upon his tremendous yogic event and experiences He learnt meditation from numerous saints in Himalayas and YSS. This booklet comes in handy to all different types of fellows: believers, non-believers and the wavering minds approximately God.
By Francis X. Clooney
The box of Hindu-Christian reports revives theology as a very important interreligious self-discipline. although a sub-division of the wider Hindu-Christian discussion, it's also a special box of analysis, right to a smaller team of non secular intellectuals. At its top it envisions a two-sided, mutual dialog, grounded in students’ wisdom in their personal culture and of the opposite.
Based at the Westcott-Teape Lectures given in India and on the collage of Cambridge, this e-book explores the probabilities and difficulties attendant upon the sector of Hindu-Christian reviews, the explanations for infrequent flourishing and decline in such reports, and the delicate stipulations lower than which the sphere can flourish within the twenty first century. The chapters research key cases of Christian–Hindu studying, highlighting the Jesuit engagement with Hinduism, the trendy Hindu reception of Western suggestion, and sure advances within the learn of faith that increase highbrow cooperation.
This publication is an important contribution to a cosmopolitan figuring out of Christianity and Hinduism in relation. It offers a strong protection of comparative theology and of Hindu-Christian reviews as a inevitably theological self-discipline. will probably be of huge curiosity within the fields of non secular stories, Theology, Christianity and Hindu Studies.
By Vishwa Adluri,Joydeep Bagchee
The authors exhibit how, from its origins in eighteenth-century Neo-Protestantism onwards, the serious strategy was once used as a manner of constructing theological claims opposed to rival philosophical and/or non secular traditions. through discussions of German Romanticism, the pantheism controversy, medical positivism, and empiricism, they exhibit how theological issues ruled German scholarship at the Indian texts. Indology services as a attempt case for wider issues: the increase of historicism, the displacement of philosophical issues from pondering, and the assumption within the skill of a technical way to produce truth.
Based at the ancient facts of the 1st a part of the booklet, Adluri and Bagchee make a case within the moment half for going past either the severe pretensions of contemporary educational scholarship and the objections of its post-structuralist or post-Orientalist critics. by way of contrasting German Indology with Plato's predicament for advantage and Gandhi's concentrate on praxis, the authors argue for a belief of the arts as a discussion among the ancients and moderns and among japanese and western cultures.