Religion: Hinduism

  • Dharma in America: A Short History of Hindu-Jain Diaspora book cover

    Dharma in America

    A Short History of Hindu-Jain Diaspora, 1st Edition

    By Pankaj Jain

    America now is home to approximately three million Hindus and Jains. Their contribution to the economic and intellectual growth of the country is unquestionable. Dharma in America aims to explore the role of Hindu and Jain Americans in diverse fields such as: education and civic engagements…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Hindu Images and their Worship with special reference to Vaisnavism: A philosophical-theological inquiry book cover

    Hindu Images and their Worship with special reference to Vaisnavism

    A philosophical-theological inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Julius J. Lipner

    Hinduism comprises perhaps the major cluster of religio-cultural traditions of India, and it can play a valuable role in helping us understand the nature of religion and human responses to life. Hindu image-worship lies at the core of what counts for Hinduism – up-front and subject to much…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • From Temple to Museum: Colonial Collections and Umā Maheśvara Icons in the Middle Ganga Valley book cover

    From Temple to Museum

    Colonial Collections and Umā Maheśvara Icons in the Middle Ganga Valley, 1st Edition

    By Salila Kulshreshtha

    Religious icons have been a contested terrain across the world. Their implications and understanding travel further than the artistic or the aesthetic and inform contemporary preoccupations.This book traces the lives of religious sculptures beyond the moment of their creation. It lays bare their…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

  • The Upanisads: A Complete Guide book cover

    The Upanisads

    A Complete Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Signe Cohen

    The Upaniṣads are among the most sacred foundational scriptures in the Hindu religion. Composed from 800 BCE onwards and making up part of the larger Vedic corpus, they offer the reader "knowledge lessons" on life, death, and immortality. While they are essential to understanding Hinduism and Asian…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Religion and Development in the Asia-Pacific: Sacred places as development spaces book cover

    Religion and Development in the Asia-Pacific

    Sacred places as development spaces, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Consciousness in Jung and Patañjali book cover

    Consciousness in Jung and Patañjali

    1st Edition

    By Leanne Whitney

    The East-West dialogue increasingly seeks to compare and clarify contrasting views on the nature of consciousness. For the Eastern liberatory models, where a nondual view of consciousness is primary, the challenge lies in articulating how consciousness and the manifold contents of consciousness are…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Research in Analytical Psychology and Jungian Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: The Song Celestial or Bhagavad-Gita (1906): From the Mahabharata book cover

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

    From the Mahabharata, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge

  • Integrative Spirituality: Religious Pluralism, Individuation, and Awakening book cover

    Integrative Spirituality

    Religious Pluralism, Individuation, and Awakening, 1st Edition

    By Patrick J. Mahaffey

    In Integrative Spirituality, Patrick J. Mahaffey elucidates spirituality as a developmental process that is enhanced by integrating the teachings and practices of multiple religious traditions, Jungian depth psychology, and contemplative yoga. In the postmodern world of religious pluralism,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Science and Socio-Religious Revolution in India: Moving the Mountains book cover

    Science and Socio-Religious Revolution in India

    Moving the Mountains, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • The Integral Philosophy of Aurobindo: Hermeneutics and the Study of Religion book cover

    The Integral Philosophy of Aurobindo

    Hermeneutics and the Study of Religion, 1st Edition

    By Brainerd Prince

    Sri Aurobindo was an Indian nationalist, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. This book is an enquiry into the integral philosophy of Aurobindo and its contemporary relevance. It offers a reading of Aurobindo’s key texts by bringing them into conversation with religious studies and the hermeneutical…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Hindu Nationalism, History and Identity in India: Narrating a Hindu past under the BJP book cover

    Hindu Nationalism, History and Identity in India

    Narrating a Hindu past under the BJP, 1st Edition

    By Lars Tore Flåten

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative: Gods, Kings and Other Heroes book cover

    Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative

    Gods, Kings and Other Heroes, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

3Series in Hinduism

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