By Jayaram V
It provides the spirit-centered lifetime of natural beings, whose sole objective is to realize liberation during this existence, contrasting it with the ego-centered lifetime of the worldly humans, whose sole objective is to pursue their wants and uncooked passions for his or her entertainment and self-preservation. Declared because the mystery of the secrets and techniques, it unearths itself to the level one probes into its depths and contemplates upon its verses. With every one examining, your wisdom grows and also you strengthen more moderen insights.
This booklet is likely one of the such a lot finished works at the Bhagavadgita lately, with word-to-word translation and an in depth observation, which adheres to the conventional interpretation of the slokas with out aligning itself to any specific college or culture. In translating the scripture, the writer attempted to carry out the unique motive of every verse and the main believable that means of every observe within the context of the days within which they have been composed. He additionally supplied a different point of view at the teachings, approaching parallels among them and people of the Yogasutras of Patanjali and the Upanishads
Jayaram V has released a number of books, together with Essays at the Bhagavadgita. He has written widely on Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and Zoroastrianism. The abridged model of his translation is usually on hand with no commentary.
By John Campbell Oman
By Robert A. Yelle
By Edwin F. Bryant
By Dreamland Publications
By William J. Jackson
By BKS Iyengar
In a lifestyles spanning over 8 many years, Yogacharya BKS Iyengar has taught a number of sportspersons, correct from Professor DB Deodhar, the grand previous guy of Indian cricket, to the willow-and-wicket genius, Sachin Tendulkar, the finer issues of yoga.
Yoga For activities indicates how yoga can educate the brain and physique and support sportspeople turn into extra agile, more suitable and concentrated. Yoga relies at the precept of integrating the physique as a complete and shifts the emphasis to the standard of the stream. With specific dialogue at the human anatomy and specified options for appearing over a hundred asanas and pranayama; with asana ameliorations, props and particular sequences for various physique and brain stipulations, this booklet perspectives a sportsperson’s future health from a holistic aspect of view.
Anyone, from any stroll of lifestyles can dip into this e-book and locate anything of price that they could use to reinforce and increase the standard in their healthiness and well-being.
By Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy
By Veena R. Howard
More than six many years after his dying, Mohandas Gandhi maintains to motivate those that search political and social liberation via nonviolent skill. Uniquely, Gandhi positioned celibacy and different renunciatory disciplines on the heart of his nonviolent political procedure, carrying out unique experiments with their probabilities to achieve useful, ethical, or even astounding powers for social swap. Gandhi’s abstinence in marriage, eccentric perspectives on sexuality, and extraordinary methods of together with his lady affiliates in his practices proceed to reason ambivalence between students and scholars. via a complete learn of Gandhi’s personal phrases, decide on Indian spiritual texts and myths that he used, and the old and cultural context of his activism, Veena R. Howard indicates how Gandhi’s ascetic disciplines helped him mobilize thousands. She explores Gandhi’s artistic use of renunciation in difficult tested paradigms of confrontational politics, passive asceticism, and oppressive social customs. Howard’s booklet sheds new mild at the artistic chances Gandhi found in combining own renunciation, sacrifice, ritual, and fantasy for contemporary day social action.
“Based on an in depth and shut analyzing of Gandhi’s works, and significant familiarity with Indian traditions, this booklet bargains an informative and engaging account of the internal connections among his asceticism and nonviolent politics.” — Bhikhu Parekh, collage of Westminster and the home of Lords
“Well grounded within the modern scholarship on Gandhi, Veena Howard correctly takes her basic clues from Gandhi’s personal claims approximately himself, learn in accord with techniques relevant to Indian culture. She brings out the substance and knowledge of his positions, with out keeping off hard questions on these beliefs and practices.” — Francis X. Clooney, SJ, writer of Comparative Theology: Deep studying throughout spiritual Borders
Veena R. Howard teaches spiritual stories and Asian reviews on the collage of Oregon.
By Deepak Chopra,David Simon