Encyclopedia of Energy by Cleveland C.J. (ed.)

By Cleveland C.J. (ed.)

Энциклопедия по энергетике. В 6 томах (5400стр.) энциклопедии представлен наиболее полный материал о мировой энергетике. VI том содержит предметный указатель, что значительно облегчает поиск нужной информации. Карты, графики, таблицы и фотографии иллюстрируют и поясняют текст.

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Chinnamasta: The Aweful Buddhist & Hindu Tantri Goddess by Elisabeth Anne Benard

By Elisabeth Anne Benard

This is often the 1st monograph which examines the infrequent Buddhist and Hindu Tantric Goddess, Chinnamasta, her rituals, her names and varieties (namarupa) and their symbolism by way of evaluating and contrasting her sadhanas (spiritual practices) in Hinduism and Buddhism. the full Hindu ''Chinnamastatantra'' part from the Sakta Pramoda, the Buddhist ''Chinnamunda Vajravarahisadhana'' and the ''Trikayavajrayoginistuti'' are translated for the 1st time into English. because Chinnamasta is a unprecedented goddess, her texts weren't popularized or made ''fashionable'' in keeping with the dictates of a selected crew at a specific time. The earliest extant texts date from the 9th and 10th centuries-a time whilst Hindu and Buddhist Tantras have been constructing below universal impacts within the comparable areas in India. Having such texts approximately Chinnamasta Chinnamasta from those centuries, you may start to comprehend the mutuality of a normal Tantric culture and the exclusivity of a specific Hindu or Buddhist Tantric culture. for that reason the learn, not just examines Chinnamasta, but in addition makes an attempt to appreciate what's a Tantric culture.

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RSS, School Texts and the Murder of Mahatma Gandhi by Aditya Mukherjee

By Aditya Mukherjee

RSS, tuition Texts and the homicide of Mahatma Gandhi undertakes the radical scan of juxtaposing 3 it seems that rather diversified concerns, the character of the RSS college textbooks, the homicide of the Mahatma and the elemental ideology of Savarkar and Golwalkar. whereas deeply delving into all 3 elements, it brings out the deep connection among them.

The publication, which brings out the fundamental ideological underpinnings of the Hindu Communal undertaking, is split into 3 components. half I discusses how this ideology is propagated between younger impressionable minds via university textbooks. half II experiences the position of the Sangh mix within the homicide of Mahatma Gandhi and half III analyses the elemental parts of the Hindu communal ideology, as propounded through a few of its founders like Savarkar and Golwalkar.

The booklet brings domestic to us in a dramatic demeanour the good risk communalism poses to our society, hence making it a must-read for the final expert reader, together with politicians, political staff, social activists and journalists.

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Rethinking religion in India : the colonial construction of by Esther Bloch, Marianne Keppens, Rajaram Hegde

By Esther Bloch, Marianne Keppens, Rajaram Hegde

This booklet significantly assesses contemporary debates in regards to the colonial building of Hinduism. more and more students have come to understand that the dominant figuring out of Indian tradition and its traditions is unsatisfactory. in accordance with the classical paradigm, Hindu traditions are conceptualized as good points of a faith with unique ideals, doctrines, sacred legislation and holy texts. at the present time, in spite of the fact that, many lecturers ponder this perception to be a colonial ‘construction’. This e-book specializes in the several models, arguments and counter-arguments of the thesis that the Hindu faith is a build of colonialism. Bringing jointly different positions within the debate, it offers beneficial ancient facts, arguments and conceptual instruments to envision the argument. geared up in components, the 1st 1/2 the ebook presents new analyses of old and empirical info; the second one provides a few of the theoretical questions that experience emerged from the controversy at the development of Hinduism. the place a few of the participants argue that Hinduism was once created because of a western Christian proposal of faith and the imperatives of British colonialism, others convey that this faith already existed in pre-colonial India; and as a substitute to those standpoints, different writers argue that Hinduism purely exists within the ecu event and doesn't correspond to any empirical truth in India. This quantity bargains new insights into the character of the development of faith in India and may be of curiosity to students of the historical past of faith, Asian faith, Postcolonial and South Asian Studies.

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Man and His Becoming according to the Vedanta (Collected by René Guénon

By René Guénon

Guy and His changing into in response to the Vedanta is Guénon's important exposition of conventional metaphysics, significant other to his different nice works during this style: The Symbolism of the move and The a number of States of the Being. Guénon held that Hinduism embraces the main historical, profound, and complete expression of conventional metaphysics we own, that may in many ways functionality as a key to each different conventional shape, and this paintings has been known as the 1st trustworthy exposition of Hindu metaphysics in any Western language. prior to Guénon, the West's picture of Hinduism was once a hodge-podge of translated scriptures missing conventional remark, fragments of doctrine stated by way of Jesuits and different missionaries, random impressions of retailers, imperialists, and adventurers, unreliable Eurocentric structures of the orientalists, and the fantasies of the Theosophical Society and their ilk. To this present day, guy and His turning into is still the best (if no longer the easiest) expositions of the doctrines of the Vedanta, an exposition completely loose from the modernizing and Westernizing trends that first infiltrated the Indian subcontinent lower than the British Raj, and feature no longer but abated. this article is a veritable bible of conventional metaphysics and anthropology. In his reports in Hinduism and advent to the learn of the Hindu Doctines, Guénon treats historic and cosmological features of Hinduism in extra element.

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A Hindu Critique of Buddhist Epistemology: Kumarila on by John Taber, Francis X. Clooney

By John Taber, Francis X. Clooney

It is a translation of the bankruptcy on belief of Kumarilabhatta's magnum opus, the Slokavarttika, one of many primary texts of the Hindu reaction to the feedback of the logical-epistemological university of Buddhist concept. In an intensive remark, the writer explains the process the argument from verse to verse and alludes to different theories of classical Indian philosophy and different technical issues. Notes to the interpretation and statement move additional into the old and philosophical heritage of Kumarila's rules. The ebook offers an advent to the heritage and the advance of Indian epistemology, a synopsis of Kumarila's paintings and an research of its argument.

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Happiness and the Art of Being: An Introduction to the by Michael James

By Michael James

Happiness is our precise nature, our crucial being. The brief happiness that we appear to derive from exterior reports truly arises basically from inside ourself, and is skilled by means of us as a result transitority calming of our brain that happens every time any of our wants are fulfilled. as long as our brain is extroverted, getting to something except our personal crucial self-conscious being, we will be able to by no means event ideal, everlasting and unqualified happiness. To adventure real and everlasting happiness, we needs to reach the adventure of real self-knowledge — that's, totally transparent cognizance of our personal crucial being, 'I am'. Such is the reality published via Bhagavan Sri Ramana.

The philosophy of Sri Ramana derives completely from his adventure of precise, absolute, non-dual self-knowledge, an event that transcends all concept, either rational and irrational. in spite of the fact that, when you consider that we think the lifestyles of duality, multiplicity and relativity, we appear to lack the non-dual and absolute wisdom of our personal crucial self-conscious being that Sri Ramana skilled as his usual kingdom. accordingly he offered his philosophy to us when it comes to a rational and logical research of our current adventure of ourself as a finite person cognizance, for you to allow us to be firmly confident of absolutely the fact that underlies and helps this finite attention that we now mistake to be ourself.

However, the religious teachings of Sri Ramana aren't just a rational philosophy, yet also are an exact technological know-how and paintings. He meant his philosophy to serve simply because the theoretical starting place upon which we should always education the empirical technology of self-investigation (atma-vicara), that is the artwork of keenly self-attentive and hence completely thought-free being.

This ebook, Happiness and the paintings of Being, is an in-depth exploration of either the philosophy and the perform of the religious teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana. notwithstanding it's meant basically to be an advent to his teachings, it isn't a quick one, simply because in a transparent and straightforward demeanour it presents a truly unique and deep perception into their center. for this reason notwithstanding it's been written making sure that it may be simply understood even by means of readers who've no prior acquaintance with any kind of religious philosophy, it may even be helpful to readers who have already got an outstanding knowing of his teachings.

Like the purpose of his teachings, the purpose of this publication is to urged each people to imagine extra deeply in regards to the fact of all that we as a likely constrained person attention event and be aware of, to aid us to appreciate that the single absolute fact in our whole adventure of duality and relativity is our basic attention of our personal crucial being, 'I am', and thereby to augment our love and energy to wait keenly and solely to this crucial self-consciousness 'I am' that allows you to observe its real nature.

The writer of this ebook, Michael James, spent greater than 8 years learning the unique Tamil writings of Sri Ramana and of his premiere disciple, Sri Muruganar, in minute element below the transparent counsel of one other shut disciple, Sri Sadhu Om. Therefore the crucial concentration of this ebook is at the teachings of Sri Ramana as expressed in his personal unique writings, and for this reason it comprises exact and punctiliously worded translations by way of the writer of the entire of Sri Ramana's prose treatise Nan Yar? (Who am I?) and of lots of the verses of his philosophical poems such as Upadesa Undiyar, Ulladu Narpadu, Ekatma Pancakam, Anma-Viddai and Upadesa Tanippakkal.

This moment print variation is a marginally revised model of the 1st print variation, and incorporates a particular glossary.

For additional info approximately Sri Ramana and his teachings, please stopover at the author's web site: happinessofbeing.com.

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Whispers From Eternity by Paramhansa Yogananda

By Paramhansa Yogananda

This gorgeous e-book opens a paranormal window at the devotional event of ecstasy. Sharing soul-awakening prayers and affirmations born without delay of his excessive own country of God-communion, the distinguished writer of Autobiography of a Yogi indicates readers the best way to in achieving their very own ecstatic conception of the Divine. Yogananda acknowledged, "Let each beat of my center be a brand new note in my never-ending love lyric to Thee. may possibly each sound from my lips hold mystery vibrations of Thy voice. enable my each inspiration be bliss-saturated with Thy presence." This re-creation incorporates a modern new layout all through: every one prayer and poem is now given its personal web page, in stylish font on top rate acid-free cream-colored paper, certain in prime quality sturdy hardcover - a non secular source to final for years.

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