By R. K. Narayan

ISBN-10: 1440623279

ISBN-13: 9781440623271

The maximum Indian epic, one of many world's very best masterpieces of storytelling

A sweeping story of abduction, conflict, and courtship performed out in a universe of deities and demons, The Ramayana is wide-spread to nearly each Indian. even supposing the Sanskrit unique used to be composed via Valmiki round the fourth century BC, poets have produced numerous models in numerous languages. the following, drawing at the paintings of an eleventh-century poet known as Kamban, Narayan employs the abilities of a grasp novelist to re-create the buzz he present in the unique. A luminous saga made available to new generations of readers, The Ramayana could be loved for its religious knowledge, or as an exciting story of old conflict.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more desirable through introductions and notes via individual students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations via award-winning translators.

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By Stephen Sturgess

ISBN-10: 1780286821

ISBN-13: 9781780286822

Escape the humdrum of lifestyle and reawaken your actual crucial Self with Stephen Sturgess’ sensational Yoga and meditation thoughts. know about interesting refined our bodies, chakras, nadis, and kundalini with the in-depth part on Yoga philosophy, then stick with Stephen’s number of practices and methods for elimination any hindrances which may be status within the method of you uniting together with your real nature. The ebook incorporates a wealth of Hatha Yoga strategies utilizing asanas, mudras, bandhas, pranayama, and kriya purification, in addition to Raja and kriya Yoga innovations – mantras, focus and meditation.

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By Stanley Wolpert

ISBN-10: 019515634X

ISBN-13: 9780195156348

ISBN-10: 1423722493

ISBN-13: 9781423722496

Greater than part a century after his demise, Mahatma Gandhi maintains to encourage thousands through the global. but glossy India, so much strikingly in its determination to affix the nuclear palms race, turns out to have deserted a lot of his nonviolent imaginative and prescient. encouraged through contemporary occasions in India, Stanley Wolpert bargains this sophisticated and profound biography of India's "Great Soul."Wolpert compellingly chronicles the lifetime of Mahatma Gandhi from his early days as a baby of privilege to his humble upward thrust to energy and his assassination by the hands of a guy of his personal religion. This trajectory, like that of Christ, used to be the results of Gandhi's ardour: his unsleeping relationship of anguish because the skill to arrive divine fact. From his early campaigns to prevent discrimination in South Africa to his management of a people's revolution to finish the British imperial domination of India, Gandhi emerges as a guy of internal conflicts obscured through his political genius and ethical imaginative and prescient. encouraged early on by means of nonviolent teachings in Hinduism, Jainism, Christianity, and Buddhism, he got here to insist at the primacy of affection for one's adversary in any clash because the invincible energy for swap. His unyielding competition to intolerance and oppression might encourage India like no chief because the Buddha--creating a legacy that might inspire Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela, and different international leaders to call for a greater international via peaceable civil disobedience.By boldly contemplating Gandhi the fellow, instead of the residing god depicted via his disciples, Wolpert offers an exceptional illustration of Gandhi's character and the profound complexities that forced his activities and taken freedom to India.

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By René Guénon

There's fortunately numerous PDFs of René Guénon on bibliotik. Here's one who isn't.

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"In 1921, Guénon released an creation to the research of the Hindu Doctrines. His target, as he writes it, is an try out at featuring to westerners japanese metaphysics and spirituality as they're understood and idea by means of easterners themselves, whereas pointing at what René Guénon describes as the entire faulty interpretations and misunderstandings of western orientalism and "neospiritualism" (for the latter, particularly the proponents of Madame Blavatsky's theosophism). correct from that point, he offers a rigorous realizing, not just of Hindu doctrines, but in addition of jap metaphysics in general.[17] He controlled to show those doctrines to a western public seen by way of him as fairly unprepared and unreceptive as a whole.[18] He departed from ordinary scholarship (orientalist) terminology and techniques and most well-liked to show the doctrines as an easy "easterner", without what he known as "western prejudices".[19] For essentially the most well-known facets of René Guénon's paintings is the irreducible distinction he describes among the East and the West."

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By Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, Robert Powell

ISBN-10: 1884997139

ISBN-13: 9781884997136

Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj (1897-1981), a respected grasp of the Tantric Nath lineage, is an inspiring instance of a standard kinfolk guy who attained whole consciousness of the endless. residing absolutely the nonduality of Being in each second, he taught that real freedom is plausible open to each one among us. He drew disciples from around the world to his humble loft within the tenements of Bombay.Even at the written web page, Nisargdatta’s phrases hold a different efficiency. They subtly push us past the ego to our unique, pristine and completely satisfied Self, to the rediscovery of Oneness and actual liberation in our resource.

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By Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, Visit Amazon's Robert Powell Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Robert Powell,

ISBN-10: 1884997147

ISBN-13: 9781884997143

During this e-book, Nisargadatta sincerely demonstrates that good judgment and spirituality don't inevitably stand towards each other. He pursues a logical argument to its very finish, displaying that until eventually there's transcendence of all proposal, common sense continues to be totally legitimate and may be pursued carefully.

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