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  • Consciousness in Indian Philosophy

    The Advaita Doctrine of ‘Awareness Only’, 1st Edition

    By Sthaneshwar Timalsina

    This book focuses on the analysis of pure consciousness as found in Advaita Vedanta, one of the main schools of Indian philosophy. According to this tradition, reality is identified as Brahman, the world is considered illusory, and the individual self is identified with the absolute reality.…

    Hardback – 2008-10-20
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Yoga in the Modern World

    Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Singleton, Jean Byrne

    Today yoga is a thoroughly globalised phenomenon. Yoga has taken the world by storm and is even seeing renewed popularity in India. Both in India and abroad, adults, children and teenagers are practicing yoga in diverse settings; gyms, schools, home, work, yoga studios and temples. The yoga…

    Hardback – 2008-06-27
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Islam and the Baha'i Faith

    A Comparative Study of Muhammad ‘Abduh and ‘Abdul-Baha ‘Abbas, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Scharbrodt

    Muhammad ‘Abduh (1849-1905) was one of the key thinkers and reformers of modern Islam who has influenced both liberal and fundamentalist Muslims today. ‘Abdul-Baha (1844-1921) was the son of Baha’ullah (1817-1892), the founder of the Baha’i Faith; a new religion which began as a messianic movement…

    Hardback – 2008-04-29
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Frances Garrett

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It…

    Hardback – 2008-04-25
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • South Asian Religions on Display

    Religious Processions in South Asia and in the Diaspora, 1st Edition

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    Religious procession is a significant dimension of religion in South Asia. Processions are central not only in Hinduism, but also Islam, Christianity, Jainism and Sikhism, which have large procession rituals. The last years have seen an increase in processions and ritualizations of space both…

    Hardback – 2008-03-10
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Madrasas in South Asia

    Teaching Terror?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamal Malik

    After 9/11, madrasas have been linked to international terrorism. They are suspected to foster anti-western, traditionalist or even fundamentalist views and to train al-Qaeda fighters. This has led to misconceptions on madrasa-education in general and its role in South Asia in particular.…

    Hardback – 2007-11-28
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Religious Commodifications in Asia

    Marketing Gods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pattana Kitiarsa

    This book addresses the growing academic concerns of the market-religion convergences in Asia. Bringing together a group of leading scholars from Asia, Europe, Australia and North America, it discusses multiple issues regarding religious commodifications and their consequences across Asia’s…

    Hardback – 2007-11-14
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Parsis in India and the Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Hinnells, Alan Williams

    The Parsis are India's smallest minority community, yet they have exercised a huge influence on the country. As pioneers in education in nineteenth century India, and as leading figures in banking and commerce, medicine, law and journalism, they were at the forefront of India's industrial…

    Hardback – 2007-10-23
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • An Introduction to Daoist Thought

    Action, Language, and Ethics in Zhuangzi, 1st Edition

    By Eske Møllgaard

    This is the first work available in English which addresses Zhuangzi’s thought as a whole. It presents an interpretation of the Zhuangzi, a book in thirty-three chapters that is the most important collection of Daoist texts in early China. The author introduces a complex reading that shows the…

    Hardback – 2007-07-23
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Science and the Indian Tradition

    When Einstein Met Tagore, 1st Edition

    By David L. Gosling

    This new text is a detailed study of an important process in modern Indian history. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, India experienced an intellectual renaissance, which owed as much to the influx of new ideas from the West as to traditional religious and cultural insights.…

    Hardback – 2007-05-08
    India in the Modern World

  • The Ethics of War in Asian Civilizations

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Torkel Brekke

    This book explores how issues of ethics in war and warfare have been treated by major ethical traditions of Asia. It opens a discussion about whether there are universal standards in the ideologies of warfare between the major religious traditions of the world. While the chapters are written by…

    Hardback – 2005-09-21

  • Hindu Selves in a Modern World

    Guru Faith in the Mata Amritanandamayi Mission, 1st Edition

    By Maya Warrier

    This book explores devotional Hinduism in a modern context of high consumerism and revolutionised communications. It focuses on a fast-growing and high-profile contemporary Hindu guru faith originating in India and attracting a transnational following. The organisation is led by a vastly popular…

    Hardback – 2004-12-17
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

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