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  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release : 01 January 1986
  • ISBN : 0887062970
  • Page : 290 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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This is a collection of careful, objective, historically sensitive studies of modern commentators on the Bhagavadgita, one of the basic scriptures of Hinduism, and one which has been widely read in the modern West. Experts on modern Indian religious thought show how Ghandi, Vivekananda, Radhakrishnan, Bhaktivedanta, Aurobindo, Tilak, Bhave, Sivananda, the Theosophists, and Bhankim read, used and interpreted the Gita. Collectively, the essays display the different backgrounds and orientations of the major Indian thinkers of our time. An Introduction and a Conclusion provide a perspective on the thinkers and identify common themes which are part of modern emphases.

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Modern Indian Interpreters of the Bhagavad Gita

Modern Indian Interpreters of the Bhagavad Gita
  • Author : Robert Neil Minor
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 1986-01-01
  • ISBN : 0887062970
GET THIS BOOKModern Indian Interpreters of the Bhagavad Gita

This is a collection of careful, objective, historically sensitive studies of modern commentators on the Bhagavadgita, one of the basic scriptures of Hinduism, and one which has been widely read in the modern West. Experts on modern Indian religious thought show how Ghandi, Vivekananda, Radhakrishnan, Bhaktivedanta, Aurobindo, Tilak, Bhave, Sivananda, the Theosophists, and Bhankim read, used and interpreted the Gita. Collectively, the essays display the different backgrounds and orientations of the major Indian thinkers of our time. An Introduction and

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-02-04
  • ISBN : 9781134278916
GET THIS BOOKInterpretations of the Bhagavad-Gita and Images of the Hindu Tradition

The Bhagavad-Gita is probably the most popular - and certainly the most frequently quoted and widely studied - work of the Hindu scriptures. This book investigates the relationship between the various interpretations of the Bhagavad-Gita and the Hindu tradition. Taking into account a range of influential Indian and western thinkers to illustrate trends in writing about the Bhagavad-Gita including Western academic; Indian activist; Christian theological; Hindu universalist; perennialist mystical and contemporary experiental accounts. Examining the ideas of such influential figures

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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-10-04
  • ISBN : 9781315438993
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What is the Bhagavad-Gita? Is it just a religious text? When was it composed? How relevant is it to the modern world? This book answers these foundational questions and goes beyond. It critically examines the Bhagavad-Gita in terms of its liberal, humanist and inclusive appeal, bringing out its significance for the present times and novel applications. The author elaborates the philosophy underlying the text as also its ethical, spiritual and moral implications. He also responds to criticisms that have been

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-12-17
  • ISBN : 9783319675732
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This book shows how the Bhagavad Gītā (part of the great Indian epic — the Mahābhārata) can be approached as a powerful tool for change management and as a catalyst for organizational transformation. It presents time-tested leadership strategies drawn from the Bhagavad Gītā that are relevant for today’s leaders. This book focuses on how to harmonize the needs of the individual with the needs of society, and by extension, how to harmonize the needs of employees

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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-03-22
  • ISBN : 9781350040175
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Philosophy of The Bhagavad Gita: A Contemporary Introduction presents a complete philosophical guide and new translation of the most celebrated text of Hinduism. While usually treated as mystical and religious poetry, this new translation focuses on the philosophy underpinning the story of a battle between two sets of cousins of the Aryan clan. Designed for use in the classroom, this lively and readable translation: - Situates the text in its philosophical and cultural contexts - Features summaries and chapter analyses

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  • Publisher : Univ of South Carolina Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 1570034494
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  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-31
  • ISBN : 9780520954083
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One of the critical issues in interreligious relations today is the connection, both actual and perceived, between sacred sources and the justification of violent acts as divinely mandated. Fighting Words makes solid text-based scholarship accessible to the general public, beginning with the premise that a balanced approach to religious pluralism in our world must build on a measured, well-informed response to the increasingly publicized and sensationalized association of terrorism and large-scale violence with religion. In his introduction, Renard provides background

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  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2013-03-18
  • ISBN : 9781438445571
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Discusses Gandhi’s creative use of ascetic practice, particularly his practice of celibacy, for nonviolent activism.

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  • Author : Satinder Dhiman,A. D. Amar
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-11-27
  • ISBN : 9783319996110
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Drawing upon the timeless wisdom of the Bhagavad Gītā, a philosophical-spiritual world classic, this professional book highlights the spiritual and moral dimensions of management using an inside-out leadership development approach. It interprets the Bhagavad Gītā’s teachings on the personality types and psychological makeup of managers and employees; self-knowledge and self-mastery; and the leadership concepts of vision, motivation, and empowerment. This book covers topics such as training of the mind, ethical leadership, communication, stress management, and corporate social

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  • Author : Ithamar Theodor
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2020-10-01
  • ISBN : 9781000193442
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This volume is a systematic and comprehensive introduction to one of the most read texts in South Asia, the Bhagavad-gītā. The Bhagavad-gītā is at its core a religious text, a philosophical treatise and a literary work, which has occupied an authoritative position within Hinduism for the past millennium. This book brings together themes central to the study of the Gītā, as it is popularly known – such as the Bhagavad-gītā’s structure, the history of its exegesis,

Modern Indian Responses to Religious Pluralism

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  • Author : Harold G. Coward
  • Publisher : State University of New York Press
  • Release Date : 1987-01-01
  • ISBN : 9780791499924
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The study of modern Indian responses to the challenge of pluralism reveals the outcome of 2500 years of experience in this “living laboratory” of religious encounter, and offers wisdom to the modern West in its relatively recent encounter with this challenge. A remarkable team of scholars joins forces in this book to examine how religious pluralism actually functions in India. It focuses on both the responses from within Hinduism and of other religions in India, with chapters on Parsis, Indian Islam,

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  • Author : Hans Martin Krämer,Julian Strube
  • Publisher : State University of New York Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-01
  • ISBN : 9781438480435
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Offers a new approach to Theosophy that takes into account its global dimensions and its interaction with highly diverse cultural contexts. Theosophy across Boundaries brings a global history approach to the study of esotericism, highlighting the important role of Theosophy in the general histories of religion, science, philosophy, art, and politics. The first half of the book consists of seven perspectives on the activities of the Theosophical Society in very different regional contexts, ranging from India, Vietnam, China, and Japan

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  • Publisher : Gregorian Biblical BookShop
  • Release Date : 1992
  • ISBN : 887652648X
GET THIS BOOKA Comparative Study of the Bhagavad-gītā and the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola on the Process of Spiritual Liberation

After the Second Vatican Council, there has been within the Indian Church a growing interest in and concern for whatever is of perennial value in Hinduism. Keeping this in mind, the present study aims at comparing and contrasting the teachings of the Bhagavad-Gita and the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola on the process of spiritual liberation. It is striking that in these two books under investigation the process of spiritual liberation is interwoven with the vision of service,

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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2019-06-06
  • ISBN : 9781473547278
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-05-23
  • ISBN : 9781315507408
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There is no other book that explains both the philosophies and religions of India in their full historical development. The Indian Way is accessible to beginning students, and does justice to the Indian tradition’s richness of religious and philosophical thought. Clear and powerful explanations of yajna and dharma, and appealing, intimate descriptions of Krishna, Kali, and Shiva allow students to read some of the great Indian texts for themselves.