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Dancing With Siva

A richly illustrated sourcebook of Indian spirituality in question-and-answer form, exploring how to know the Divine, honour all creation nd see God everywhere, in everyone.

Darsan Seeing The Divine Image in India

The role of the visual image is essential to Hindu tradition and culture, but many attempts to understand India’s divine

Hindu Dharma

This book presents its core essentials and their implictions for the current times and differentiates it from other religious traditions. It focuses more on its timeless aspects independent of the ebb and flow of history. In addition, it emphasizes Dharma's implications for a life centered on deep and universal spiritual quest.

Hindu Samskaras

The Hindu Samskaras give expression to aspirations and ideals of the Hindus. They aim at securing the welfare of the performer and developing his personality. They go back to a hoary antiquity. The Vedas, the Brahmanas, the Grhyasutras, the Dharmasutras, the Smrtis and other treatises describe the rites, ceremonies and customs here and there but they do not present them in their historical evolution.


This book is mainly for the layman who would like to have an idea about Hinduism and the Indian way

How to Become a Hindu

A history-making manual, interreligious study and names list, with stories by Westerners who entered Hinduism and Hindus who deepened their faith.

In the Company of Gods

This volume contains twenty essays divided into four sections: folk religion, bhakti, history and law, and an epilogue that reflects on Sontheimer's thoughts on Hindu law, the constituents of Hinduism, his interest in folk bronzes, documentary film-making, and a poem by Dilip Chitre on Sontheimer.

Kumbha Mela

Kumbha Mela is about a unique spectacle of religious fervour — the Hindu bathing festival of a Kumbha, a religious

Philosophical Foundation of Hinduism

The books presents an understanding of the philosophical roots of Hinduism: the nature and meaning of Hinduism as revealed in

Religions Of The World Hinduism

With its vast poantheon of gods and goddesses and its traditional reliance upon a strict caste system to organize society,

Sakta Contribution to Varanasi

This book incorporates a good number of paperrs on multiple aspects of Sakta traditions practised in Varanasi continuing from hoary past to-date. Beside philosophical, religious and cultural leanings the contents expose the iconographic, ritualistic and artistic rendering of the Divine Mother. Kasi or Varanasi has been a stronghold of religious and spiritual fervour, and several religious sects have contributed to its present texture. Saktism has also been a forceful current in the cultural stream of this holy city. This is evidenced by several Devi temples, Sakti-pithas, yantras, fairs and festivals associated with the worship of Mother-Goddess.

Subaltern Saints in India

The present era of complexity, anxiety and moral turpitude is in need of spiritual solace and God's grace more than ever before. The established frameworks of religion have not entirely been successful in streamlining the rapport between the marker and the creation. The emergence and progression of bhakti saints is a significant pointer in this direction. Living exemplary, realized lives on their own terms mostly in opposition to the given frame of life, the bhakti saints heralded a new possibility of the egalitarian order without any bigotry or dogmatism.