Religion: Hinduism

  • Indian Ethics: Classical Traditions and Contemporary Challenges: Volume I book cover

    Indian Ethics

    Classical Traditions and Contemporary Challenges: Volume I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Purushottama Bilimoria, Joseph Prabhu, Renuka Sharma

    Indian ethics is one of the great traditions of moral thought in world philosophy whose insights have influenced thinkers in early Greece, Europe, Asia, and the New World. This is the first such systematic study of the spectrum of moral reflections from India, engaging a critical cross-cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26

  • Scholar Intellectuals in Early Modern India: Discipline, Sect, Lineage and Community book cover

    Scholar Intellectuals in Early Modern India

    Discipline, Sect, Lineage and Community, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosalind O'Hanlon, Christopher Minkowski, Anand Venkatkrishnan

    In recent years, scholars from a wide range of disciplines have examined the revival in intellectual and literary cultures that took place during India’s ‘early modern’ centuries. This was both a revival as well as a period of intense disputation and critical engagement. It took in the relationship…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

  • Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City: Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur book cover

    Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City

    Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur, 1st Edition

    By Yamini Narayanan

    The speed and scale of urbanisation in India is unprecedented almost anywhere in the world and has tremendous global implications. The religious influence on the urban experience has resonances for all aspects of urban sustainability in India and yet it remains a blind spot while articulating…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • The Art of Living Foundation: Spirituality and Wellbeing in the Global Context book cover

    The Art of Living Foundation

    Spirituality and Wellbeing in the Global Context, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Jacobs

    The Hindu-derived meditation movement, The Art of Living (AOL), founded in 1981 by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Bangalore, has grown into a global organization which claims presence in more than 150 countries. Stephen Jacobs presents the first comprehensive study of AOL as an important transnational…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge New Religions

  • A Visit to a Gñáni: Or Wise Man of the East book cover

    A Visit to a Gñáni

    Or Wise Man of the East, 1st Edition

    By Edward Carpenter

    Originally published in 1911, this edition published in 1920, this text comprises of an excerpt from Carpenter’s Adam’s Peak to Elephanta, originally published in 1892, which details his travels in India and Ceylon. This excerpt in particular details his visit to a Gñáni, or religious wise man, and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • The Vivekacudamani of Sankaracarya Bhagavatpada: An Introduction and Translation book cover

    The Vivekacudamani of Sankaracarya Bhagavatpada

    An Introduction and Translation, 1st Edition

    By John Grimes

    Advaita Vedanta is one of the most important and widely studied schools of thought in Hindu religion and the Vivekacudamani is one of the most important texts in the Advaita tradition and the most popular philosophical work ascribed to the great Indian philosopher, Sankara. Sankara (c.650-700) is…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • Vijayanagara Voices: Exploring South Indian History and Hindu Literature book cover

    Vijayanagara Voices

    Exploring South Indian History and Hindu Literature, 1st Edition

    By William J. Jackson

    The Vijayanagara Empire flourished in South India between 1336 and 1565. Conveying the depth and creativity of Hindu religious and literary expression during that time, Vijayanagara Voices explores some of the contributions made by poets, singer-saints, and philosophers. Through translations and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • The Mahabharata Patriline: Gender, Culture, and the Royal Hereditary book cover

    The Mahabharata Patriline

    Gender, Culture, and the Royal Hereditary, 1st Edition

    By Simon Pearse Brodbeck

    The Sanskrit Mahabharata (which contains the Bhagavad Gita) is sorely neglected as a classic - perhaps the classic - of world literature, and is of particularly timely human importance in today's globalised and war-torn world. This book is a chronological survey of the Sanskrit Mahabharata's…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • Religion, Identity and Change: Perspectives on Global Transformations book cover

    Religion, Identity and Change

    Perspectives on Global Transformations, 1st Edition

    By Simon Coleman

    Edited by Peter Collins

    Religion is of enduring importance in the lives of many people, yet the religious landscape has been dramatically transformed in recent decades. Established churches have been challenged by eastern faiths, revivals of Christian and Islamic fundamentalism, and the eclectic spiritualities of the New…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Theology and Religion in Interdisciplinary Perspective Series in Association with the BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group

  • Hindu and Buddhist Ideas in Dialogue: Self and No-Self book cover

    Hindu and Buddhist Ideas in Dialogue

    Self and No-Self, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irina Kuznetsova, Jonardon Ganeri, Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

    The debates between various Buddhist and Hindu philosophical systems about the existence, definition and nature of self, occupy a central place in the history of Indian philosophy and religion. These debates concern various issues: what 'self' means, whether the self can be said to exist at all,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature and History

  • Biodivinity and Biodiversity: The Limits to Religious Environmentalism book cover

    Biodivinity and Biodiversity

    The Limits to Religious Environmentalism, 1st Edition

    By Emma Tomalin

    This book is concerned with the argument that religious traditions are inherently environmentally friendly. Yet in a developing country such as India, the majority of people cannot afford to put the 'Earth first' regardless of the extent to which this idea can be supported by their religious…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • Hindu Divorce: A Legal Anthropology book cover

    Hindu Divorce

    A Legal Anthropology, 1st Edition

    By Livia Holden

    This comparative study investigates the place of Hindu divorce in the Indian legal system and considers whether it offers a way out of a matrimonial crisis situation for women. Using the narratives of the social actors involved, it poses questions about the relationship between traditional…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

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