Roots of Yoga


  • Author: James Mallinson & Mark Singleton
  • Release Date : 2017-01-26
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
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'An indispensable companion for all interested in yoga, both scholars and practitioners' Professor Alexis G. J. S. SandersonDespite yoga's huge global popularity, relatively little of its roots is known among practitioners. This compendium includes a wide range of texts from different schools of yoga, languages and eras: among others, key passages from the early Upanisads and the Mahabharata, and from the Tantric, Buddhist and Jaina traditions, with many pieces in scholarly translation for the first time. Covering yoga's varying definitions, its most important practices, such as posture, breath control, sensory withdrawal and meditation, as well as models of the esoteric and physical bodies, Roots of Yoga is a unique and essential source of knowledge...

The Ten Cardinal Upanisads


  • Author: Swami Harshananda
  • Release Date : 2015-07-13
  • Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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The Upanishads are the basic scriptures of Hinduism. This book contains a brief study of the ten cardinal Upanishads. It is aimed at equipping an average student of religion and philosophy with a basic knowledge of the Upanishads in general and the ten in particular....

The Upanishads

The Upanishads


  • Author : Eknath Easwaran
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release Date : 2010-06-01
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781458778291


The Upanishads Book Description :

The Upanishads: one of three new editions of the books in Eknath Easwaran's Classics of Indian Spirituality series You are what your deep driving desire is. As your desire is, so is your will. As your will is, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny. - Brihadaranyaka Upanishad (IV.4.5) Over two thousand years ago, the sages of India embarked on an extraordinary experiment. While others were exploring the external world, they turned inward - to explore consciousness itself. In the changing flow of human thought, they asked, is there anything that remains the same? They found that there is indeed a changeless Reality underlying the ebb and flow of life. Their discoveries are an expression of what Aldous Huxley called the Perennial Philosop...

The Upanishads  The Katha upanishad  The Mundaka upanishad  The Taittir  yaka upanishad  The Brihad  ranyaka upanishad  The Svet  svatara upanishad  The Maitr  yana br  hmana upanishad
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The Upanishads The Katha upanishad The Mundaka upanishad The Taittir yaka upanishad The Brihad ranyaka upanishad The Svet svatara upanishad The Maitr yana br hmana upanishad


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  • Release Date : 1884
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  • ISBN 10 : PRNC:32101007912148


The Upanishads The Katha upanishad The Mundaka upanishad The Taittir yaka upanishad The Brihad ranyaka upanishad The Svet svatara upanishad The Maitr yana br hmana upanishad Book Description :

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The Upanishads

The Upanishads


  • Author : Swami Paramananda
  • Publisher : GENERAL PRESS
  • Release Date : 2018-11-23
  • Genre: Religion
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  • ISBN 10 : 9789388118750


The Upanishads Book Description :

The Upanishads are a collection of texts that contain some of the central philosophical concepts of Hinduism. They are based on principles like samsara, brahman, atman, karma, dharma and moksha and form the core of Indian philosophy. This version is an English translation by Swami Paramananda as part of his mission to spread the eastern teachings of Hinduism to the Western world. Easy to understand and simply written, the thought behind this text is to know your SELF and follow the wisdom within the text to lead a wholesome and spiritually centered life. Swami Paramananda was one of the early Indian teachers who went to the United States to spread the Vedanta philosophy and religion there. He was a mystic, a poet and an innovator in spiritual communi...

The Upanishads
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The Upanishads


  • Author : Juan Mascaró
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1965
  • Genre: Religion
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  • ISBN 10 : 0140441638


The Upanishads Book Description :

The Upanishads, The Earliest Of Which Were Composed In Sanskrit Between 8 And 4 Bce By Sages And Poets, Form Part Of The Vedas - The Sacred And Ancient Scriptures That Are The Basis Of The Hindu Religion. Each Upanishad, Or Lesson, Takes Up A Theme Ranging From The Attainment Of Spiritual Bliss To Karma And Rebirth, And Collectively They Are Meditations On Life, Death And Immortality. The Essence Of Their Teachings Is That Truth Can By Reached By Faith Rather Than By Thought, And That The Spirit Of God Is Within Each Of Us - We Need Not Fear Death As We Carry Within Us The Promise Of Eternal Life....

Sixty Upanishads of the Veda
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Sixty Upanishads of the Veda


  • Author : Paul Deussen
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
  • Release Date : 1997-09
  • Genre: Hindu philosophy
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  • ISBN 10 : 8120814673


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The Upanishads

The Upanishads


  • Author : Friedrich Max Müller
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1897
  • Genre: Hinduism
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  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105025575247


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The Upanishads

The Upanishads


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  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-05-24
  • Genre: Philosophy
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780486157115


The Upanishads Book Description :

Volume 2 of the definitive, scholarly English translation of one of the great religious and philosophical classics of the East. Included are the 12 classical upanishads. Fully annotated with a 160-page introduction....