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  • Routledge Revivals: The Song Celestial or Bhagavad-Gita (1906)

    From the Mahabharata

    First published in 1909, this book presents an English translation of chapters 25-42 of the Bhishma Parva from the epic Sanskrit poem Mahabharata — better known as the Bhagavad-Gita, reckoned as one of the "Five Jewels" of Devanagari literature. The plot consists of a dialogue between Prince Arjuna…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Science and Socio-Religious Revolution in India

    Moving the Mountains

    By Pankaj Jain

    Scholars have long noticed a discrepancy in the way non-western and western peoples conceptualize the scientific and religious worlds. Non-Western traditions and communities, such as of India, are better positioned to provide an alternative to the Western dualistic thinking of separating science…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • New Pathways in Pilgrimage Studies

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Dionigi Albera, John Eade

    Although there has been a massive increase in the volume of pilgrimage research and publications, traditional Anglophone scholarship has been dominated by research in Western Europe and North America. In their previous edited volume, International Perspectives on Pilgrimage Studies (Routledge, 2015…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative

    Gods, Kings, and Other Heroes

    By Naomi Appleton

    Taking a comparative approach which considers characters that are shared across the narrative traditions of early Indian religions (Brahmanical Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism) Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist, and Hindu Narrative explores key religious and social ideals, as well as points of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge
    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature and History

  • Hindu Nationalism, History and Identity in India

    Narrating a Hindu past under the BJP

    By Lars Tore Flaten

    When the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) assumed power in India in 1998 as the largest party of the National Democratic Alliance, it soon became evident that it prioritized educational reforms. Under BJP rule, a reorganization of the National Council of Educational Research and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • British Untouchables

    A Study of Dalit Identity and Education

    By Paul Ghuman

    Dalits, formerly called 'untouchables', remain the most oppressed community in India, and indeed in South Asia and have, until recently, been denied human and civic rights. On emigration to the UK and other Western countries they faced a double disadvantage: caste discrimination and racial…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge

  • The Bhagavad-Gita for the Modern Reader

    History, interpretations and philosophy

    By M. V. Nadkarni

    What is the Bhagavad-Gita? Is it just a religious text? When was it composed? How relevant is it to the modern world? This book answers these foundational questions and goes beyond. It critically examines the Bhagavad-Gita in terms of its liberal, humanist and inclusive appeal, bringing out its…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27
    Routledge India

  • Caitanya Vaisnava Philosophy

    Tradition, Reason and Devotion

    Edited by Ravi M. Gupta

    In the sixteenth century, the saint and scholar Sri Caitanya set in motion a wave of devotion to Krishna that began in eastern India and has now found its way around the world. Caitanya taught that the highest aim of life is to develop selfless love for God Krishna, the blue-hued cowherd boy who…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • Dharma and Ecology of Hindu Communities

    Sustenance and Sustainability

    By Pankaj Jain

    In Indic religious traditions, a number of rituals and myths exist in which the environment is revered. Despite this nature worship in India, its natural resources are under heavy pressure with its growing economy and exploding population. This has led several scholars to raise questions about the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Religion and Development in the Asia-Pacific

    Sacred places as development spaces

    By Matthew Clarke, Anna Halafoff

    Community development is most effective and efficient when it is situated and led at the local level and considers the social behaviours, needs and worldviews of local communities. With more than eight out of ten people globally self-reporting religious belief, Religion and Development in the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Introducing Hinduism

    2nd Edition

    By Hillary P. Rodrigues

    Introducing Hinduism, 2nd Edition  is the ideal sourcebook for those seeking a comprehensive overview of the Hindu tradition. This second edition includes substantial treatments of Tantra, South India, and women, as well as expanded discussions of yoga, Vedanta and contemporary configurations…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18
    Routledge
    World Religions

  • Catholic Shrines in Chennai, India

    The politics of renewal and apostolic legacy

    By Thomas Charles Nagy

    Though proportionally small, India's Christians are a populous and significant minority. Focussing on various Roman Catholic churches and shrines located in Chennai, a large city in South India where activities concerning saintal revival and shrinal development have taken place in the recent past,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge

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