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Pages: 301
Authors: Douglas Renfrew Brooks
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-10-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Rooting itself in Kashmir Shaivism, Srividya became a force in South India no later than the seventh century, and eventually supplanted the Trika as the dominant Tantric tradition in Kashmir. This is the first comprehensive study of the texts and traditions of this influential school of goddess-centered, Sakta, Tantrism. Centering
Religions of India in Practice
Language: en
Pages: 655
Authors: Donald S. Lopez Jr.
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-04-23 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

The inaugural volume of Princeton Readings in Religions brings together the work of thirty scholars of the religions of India in a new anthology designed to reshape the ways in which the religious traditions of India are understood. The book contains translations of forty-five works, most of which have never
The Location of Religion
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Kim Knott
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-12 - Publisher: Routledge

The ways in which humans interact with their location is an important topic within sociological studies of religion. It is integral to the place of religion in secular society. 'The Location of Religion: A Spatial Analysis' offers an overview of the ways in which religion can be located within social,
Lord Siva's Song
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Andrew J. Nicholson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

A translation of the Īśvara Gītā, a parallel text to the Bhagavad Gītā that promotes religious inclusion. While the Bhagavad Gītā is an acknowledged treasure of world spiritual literature, few people know a parallel text, the Īśvara Gītā. This lesser-known work is also dedicated to a god, but in this
The Deeper Dimension of Yoga
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D.
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-07-08 - Publisher: Shambhala Publications

"Here is a comprehensive survey of the full breadth and depth of the 5,000-year-old Yoga tradition, emphasizing its potent philosophy and spiritual vision. Georg Feuerstein demonstrates that Yoga is much more than a system of physical exercises—it is a profound path of self-transformation that encompasses a range of teachings, practices,