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108 Discourses of Swami Brahmananda Saraswati

We are fortunate in that many of Swami Brahmananda's 'Upadesha' (discourses or sermons) were transcribed, and published in the ashram newsletter of 'Shri Shankaracharya Upadesha'. Now these most important words of Shankaracharya Swami Brahmanand Saraswati are being made available in this special edition, both in their original Hindi and in English, with translation done by Paul Mason.

A Buddhist Spectrum

“Marco Pallis was at once an incomparable authority on Buddhism, especially in its Tibetan form, a defender and protector of

A Concise Dictionary of Indian Philosophy

This comprehensive dictionary of Indian philosophical terms provides the terms in both devanagari and roman transliteration along with an English

A History of Pali Literature

This book, published for the first time in 2 volumes in 1933, has become a classic in Pali studies. It

A Journey in the World of the Tantras

The past thirty years have witnessed dramatic developments in the study of agamic saivism in general. On the one hand

A Pilgrimage to Kashi (Colour comic book)

A fascinating and high quality comic depicting the city of Banaras (Varanasi) in all its aspects. In a series of

A Pilgrimage to Kashi (Colour comic book)

A fascinating and high quality comic depicting the city of Banaras (Varanasi) in all its aspects. In a series of

A Treasury of Traditional Wisdom

Since time immemorial, one perennial Wisdom permeates the whole history of mankind, expressing itself in the spiritual traditions of all

Abhinavagupta’s Commentary on the Bhagavad Gita (HB)

Abhinavagupta explains in his commentary that he undertook this work because he felt that his predecessors when commenting on the Bhagavad Gita had not understood its secret or esoteric meanings. With the main purpose to explain these esoteric meanings, Abhinavagupta elaborates the secret doctrine of the purification of the sense organs through the alternation of enjoyment of worldly objects and deep meditation. He claims that the continuous exchange of two contradictory experiences, i.e., gratification of the senses which brings satisfaction and samadhi in which sense organs are reduced to one's own atman, quickly brings the highest good.

Abhinavagupta’s Commentary on the Bhagavad Gita (PB)

Abhinavagupta, probably the greatest genius of India in the fields of philosophy, aesthetics, poetics, dramaturgy, Tantra and mysticism, is being rediscovered only in the last few decades. Although several scholars, in India and abroad, are engaged in studying his works, it is surprising that there are still few translations available.

An Annotated Bibliography of the Alamkarasastra

This volume contains the most comprehensive collection of scholarly sources on Indian poetics and aesthetics (the Alankarasastra) ever published in