Asian Religions Products

  • 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

  • Shamanism

    Critical Concepts in Sociology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrei A. Znamenski

    Mircea Eliade descibed shamanism as the primal religion of humanity, the 'archaic technique of ecstasy'. The books of best-selling author Carlos Castaneda made it part of popular culture. Since the 1960s shamanism has continued to attract the attention of scholars, artists, writers and the general…

    Hardback – 2004-03-11
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Skilful Means

    A Concept in Mahayana Buddhism, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Pye

    'Skilful Means' is the key principle of Mahayana, one of the great Buddhist traditions. First described in the Lotus Sutra, it originates in myths of the Buddha's compassionate plans for raising life from the ceaseless round of birth and death. His strategies or interventions are 'skilful means'…

    Paperback – 2003-12-18

  • The Religious Traditions of Asia

    Religion, History, and Culture, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joseph Kitagawa

    This essential student textbook consists of seventeen sections, all written by leading scholars in their different fields. They cover all the religious traditions of Southwest Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Tibet, and East Asia. The major traditions that are described and discussed are (from…

    Paperback – 2002-07-25

  • Philosophy in Classical India

    An Introduction and Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Jonardon Ganeri

    This original work focuses on the rational principles of Indian philosophical theory, rather than the mysticism more usually associated with it. Ganeri explores the philosophical projects of a number of major Indian philosophers and looks into the methods of rational inquiry deployed within these…

    Paperback – 2001-02-08

  • Religion and Ecology in India and Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    By David L Gosling

    What part can Hindu and Buddhist traditions play in resolving the ecological problems facing India and South East Asia? David Gosling's exciting study, based on extensive fieldwork, is of global significance: the creation of more sustainable relationships between people and the natural world is one…

    Paperback – 2001-02-01

  • Orientalism and Religion

    Post-Colonial Theory, India and "The Mystic East", 1st Edition

    By Richard King

    Orientalism and Religion offers us a timely discussion of the implications of contemporary post-colonial theory for the study of religion. Richard King examines the way in which notions such as mysticism, religion, Hinduism and Buddhism are taken for granted. He shows us how religion needs to be…

    Paperback – 1999-04-15

  • The World's Religions: The Religions of Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Friedhelm Hardy

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1990-12-13

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