International Journal of Afro-Asian Studies

International Journal of Afro-Asian Studies


  • Author: Siddhartha Sarkar
  • Release Date : 2012-09-20
  • Genre: Social Science
  • File Size: 9918652 Bytes


A peer-reviewed International Journal of Afro-Asian Studies (IJAAS) presents a scholarly account of studies of individuals and societies in Africa and Asia. Its scope is to publish original research by social scientists in the area of anthropology, sociology, economics, political science and related social sciences about African and Asian societies and cultures and their relationships. The journal focuses on problems and possibilities, past and future. Where possible, comparisons are made between countries and continents. The Journal follows the recent move in the scholarly academy to allow interdisciplinary analysis to bridge the traditional divides that reflect the specialization of academic knowledge to the detriment of actual cultural and social ...

International Journal of Finance and Policy Analysis

International Journal of Finance and Policy Analysis


  • Author: Siddhartha Sarkar
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Genre: Finance
  • File Size: 6990666 Bytes


The International Journal of Finance and Policy Analysis (IJFPA) aims to publish high-quality papers that are of interest to academicians and practitioners. IJFPA is peer-reviewed and publishes both applied and theoretical papers bi-annually. The journal only considers original manuscripts for publication. IJFPA welcomes contributions in the areas of corporate finance, investments, corporate governance, international finance, financial markets & institutions, credit analysis, financial planning, financial risk management, behavioural finance, financial services management, capital structure, international financial market linkages, portfolio management, financial analysis, financial market regulations, and international banking. Other papers that...

Siddhartha

Siddhartha


  • Author : Hermann Hesse
  • Publisher : Jaico Publishing House
  • Release Date : 2016-06-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9788184958591


Siddhartha Book Description :

Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life but soon becomes restless and discards it for pleasures of the flesh. He is quickly bored and sickened by the unending lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, he comes to a river where he hears a unique sound. This sound signals the true beginning of his life – the beginning of suffering, rejection, peace and, finally, wisdom Hermann Hesse’s beautiful rendition of the journey of a young man during the times of the great Gautam Buddha is not just an evocative piece of art but also a work of mystery offered to the reader to solve for himself. Hermann Karl Hesse was a German-born Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. His best-known works include Steppenwolf, Siddhartha and The Gl...

Siddhartha
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Siddhartha


  • Author : Hermann Hesse
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-07-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780811219761


Siddhartha Book Description :

A book—rare in our arid age—that takes root in the heart and grows there for a lifetime. Here the spirituality of the East and the West have met in a novel that enfigures deep human wisdom with a rich and colorful imagination. Written in a prose of almost biblical simplicity and beauty, it is the story of a soul's long quest in search of he ultimate answer to the enigma of man's role on this earth. As a youth, the young Indian Siddhartha meets the Buddha but cannot be content with a disciple's role: he must work out his own destiny and solve his own doubt—a tortuous road that carries him through the sensuality of a love affair with the beautiful courtesan Kamala, the temptation of success and riches, the heartache of struggle with his own son, ...

Siddhartha
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Siddhartha


  • Author : Hermann Hesse
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: India
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781565430587


Siddhartha Book Description :

A moral allegory, set in ancient India, about one soul's quest for the ultimate answer to the enigma of man's role in this world. The hero, Siddhartha, undergoes a series of experiences to emerge in a state of peace and wisdom....

Siddhartha  Dual Language
Score: 3.5
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Siddhartha Dual Language


  • Author : Hermann Hesse
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2013-09-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486117690


Siddhartha Dual Language Book Description :

DIVThe 1922 classic, based on events from the life of Buddha, tells of a restless young seeker's spiritual journey, ranging from years of asceticism to the ultimate enlightenment. Line-for-line English translation on facing pages. /div...

Siddhartha

Siddhartha


  • Author : Hermann Hesse
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2016-06-05
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781365169946


Siddhartha Book Description :

When All Roads Lead to Nirvana The word Siddhartha is made up of two words in the Sanskrit language, siddha (achieved) ] artha (what was searched for), which together means ""he who has found meaning (of existence)"" or ""he who has attained his goals."" In fact, the Buddha's own name, before his renunciation, was Siddhartha Gautama, Prince of Kapilvastu. In this book, the Buddha is referred to as ""Gotama."" In Hesse's novel, experience, the totality of conscious events of a human life, is shown as the best way to approach understanding of reality and attain enlightenment - Hesse's crafting of Siddhartha's journey shows that understanding is attained not through intellectual methods, nor through immersing oneself in the carnal pleasures of the world...

Study Guide to Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

Study Guide to Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse


  • Author : Intelligent Education
  • Publisher : Influence Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-09-12
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781645422174


Study Guide to Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse Book Description :

A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha, became influential during the 1960s when cultural movements were seeking inspiration from the East. As a novel of the 1950s, Siddhartha incorporates contrasting ideologies from Eastern religions to Western individualism to create a new idea of life’s true meaning. Moreover, the novel has influenced, inspired, and shaped generations of thinkers, readers, and writers. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Hermann Hesse’s classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - C...

Inside Buddhism

Inside Buddhism


  • Author : Kathy Zaun
  • Publisher : Lorenz Educational Press
  • Release Date : 2002-09-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780787705855


Inside Buddhism Book Description :

Provides an illustrated overview of the origins and development of the Buddhist religion. Includes discussion and essay questions, word lists, a test, and answer key....

Buddhist Symbolism in Tibetan Thangkas

Buddhist Symbolism in Tibetan Thangkas


  • Author : Ben Meulenbeld
  • Publisher : Binkey Kok, Holland
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9074597440


Buddhist Symbolism in Tibetan Thangkas Book Description :

The thangka is a way for Tibetan Buddhist monks to bring the life and teachings of the Buddha to the people through the visual medium of paint. These paintings were rolled up and taken on journeys, used as traveling altars, or hung when certain deitieswere honored. Meulenbeld takes us through 37 thangkas that present a pictorial journey of the life of Buddha, Siddhartha Guatama, and the evolution of Tibetan Buddhism. 37 color plates. Glossary. Bibliography. Index....

Science and Civilisation in China  Volume 3  Mathematics and the Sciences of the Heavens and the Earth
Score: 2.5
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Science and Civilisation in China Volume 3 Mathematics and the Sciences of the Heavens and the Earth


  • Author : Joseph Needham
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1959
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0521058015


Science and Civilisation in China Volume 3 Mathematics and the Sciences of the Heavens and the Earth Book Description :

After two volumes mainly introductory, Dr Needham now embarks upon his systematic study of the development of the natural sciences in China. The Sciences of the Earth follow: geography and cartography, geology, seismology and mineralogy. Dr Needham distinguishes parallel traditions of scientific cartography and religious cosmography in East and West, discussing orbocentric wheel-maps, the origins of the rectangular grid system, sailing charts and relief maps, Chinese survey methods, and the impact of Renaissance cartography on the East. Finally-and here Dr Needham's work has no Western predecessors-there are full accounts of the Chinese contribution to geology and mineralogy....

Pune A to Z

Pune A to Z


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Pune (India)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015032252283


Pune A to Z Book Description :

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