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Faith And Philosophy of Hinduism

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ISBN: 9788178358543    Publisher: Kalpaz Publications Year of publishing: 2010     Format:  PaperBack No of Pages: 344        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Dr. Rajeev Verma is an eminent personality in the field of Indology and Vedic Studies. His contribution in these fields is worth mentioning. Born in 1965, he completed his Post-graduation...Read more
Description About The Author:- Dr. Rajeev Verma is an eminent personality in the field of Indology and Vedic Studies. His contribution in these fields is worth mentioning. Born in 1965, he completed his Post-graduation in Political Science from Delhi University in year 1991. In 1995 he was awarded Doctorate in Political Science. He is also a holder of M.A in Vedic Studies from Gurukul Kangri Vishvavidyalaya and title of Jyotish Acharya from Vishva Jyotish Vidhyapith. After completing his PhD., he came into the field of writing and till now has authored a number of books and research papers on various aspects of Hindu religion and astrology. His papers and articles have been published in many national and international journals of reputation. Presently, besides working as an independent consultant, he is also associated with various reputed institutions as a visiting Faculty member.Contents:- Contents, Preface ix, 1. Hinduism: An Introduction 1, 2. History 13, Origin, Early History, The Harappan Period, The Vedic Period, The, Period of the North Indian Empires, Medieval History, The Period, of Regional Kingdoms, The Period of Muslim Rule, Modern History, The Period of British Rule, References, 3. Philosophy 35, Basic Philosophy, Divine Laws, Law of Integrity, Law of Integral, Equilibrium, Law of Wealth, Law of Personal Realism, Law of, Compatibility, Law of Rationale and Feelings, Law of Misery, Primary, Beliefs, Samkhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Purva Mimamsa, Vedanta, Ethics, Moral Issues, Metaphysics, References, 4. Concept of God 55, Defining God, Dimensions of God, Theology, Deities, Lord Brahma, the Creator, Lord Vishnu, the Preserver, Lord Shiva, the Destroyer, Goddesses in Hinduism, The Vedic Gods, Philosophy of God, Messengers of God, Nirvana, References, 5. Main Figures 71, Main Figures in Early Period, Ved Vyasa, Maharshi Aitreya Mahidasa, Rishika Lopamudra, Maharshi Vishwamitra, Maharshi Valmiki, Main, Figures in Medieval Period, Shankaracharya, Ramanujacharya, Madhvacharya, Nimbarkacharya, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Sai Baba, of Shirdi, Sant Gyaneshwar, Tukaram, Vallabha Acharya, Bhagwan, Swaminarayan, Main Figures in Modern Period, Swami Prabhupada, Bhagawan Nityananda, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Paramahansa, Yogananda, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Sri Aurobindo, Swami, Dayananda Saraswati, Swami Vivekananda, References, vi Faith & Philosophy of Hinduism, 6. Scriptures 95, Divine Words, Religious Scriptures, Four Vedas, Rigveda, Yajurveda, Samaveda, Atharvaveda, Upanishads, List of Upanishads, Shakta, Upanishads, The Smritis, Bhagavad Gita, Non-Religious Scriptures, Ramayana, Mahabharat, The Puranas, References, 7. Teachings 125, Spiritual Teachings, Redemption, Devotion to God, Karma, Ethical, Actions, Dharma: Norms of Conduct, Message of Harmony and Love, References, 8. Moral Value System 135, Moral Values, Morality in Life, Moral Values for Leader, Moral Duties, of Subjects, Moral Values in Society, Practical Aspects, References, 9. Movements 151, Religious Movements, Bhakti Movement, Ananda Marga, Brahma, Kumaris, Swaminarayan Sampraday, International Society for Krishna, Consciousness, Lingayatism, Reform Movements, Arya Samaj, Sri, Aurobindo Ashram, Brahmo Samaj, Ramakrishna Mission, Revivalist, Movements, Gayatri Pariwar, Art of Living Foundation, Chinmaya, Mission, Divine Life Society, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Vishva, Hindu Parishad, References, 10. Reformers 175, Reformers in Early Period, Azhwars, Nayanmars, Saint-poet, Thyagaraja, Annamacharya, Mirabai, Narsi Mehta, Reformers in, Medieval Period, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Dayanand Sarawati, Ramakrishna Paramhansa, Swami Vivekananda, Reformers in, Modern Period, Sri Aurobindo, Swami Prabhupada, Swami Rama, Tirtha, Paramahansa Yogananda, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Sri Sri, Ravi Shankar, Swami Chinmayananda, References, 11. Major Sects 193, Vaishnavism, Shaivism, Shaktism, Smarta Sampradaya, Halumatha, Agama Hindu Dharma, References, 12. Demographic Propagation 203, Origin, Early Rise, Factors Responsible for Rise, Hinduism in other, Parts of World, Demographics, References, 13. Socio-Political Influence 217, Socio-Political Identity, Hinduism and Politics, Fundamentalism, Contemporary Politics, References, Contents vii, 14. Religious Rituals and Traditions 227, Religious Rituals, Samskaras, Social Rituals, Ceremonial Rituals, Upanayanam, Marriage Ceremony, Funeral Rites, Other Rituals, Daily Rituals, Yajnas, References, 15. Society 241, Hindu Social Order, Hindu Social Conduct, Traditional Values in, Society, Hindu Caste System, Status of Women, References, 16. Festivals 253, Deepavali, Holi, Ramnavmi, Durga Pooja, Vijayadashami, Krishna, Janmashtami, Guru Purnima, Sankranti, Vasanta Panchami, Ganesh, Chaturthi, Hanuman Jayanti, Shivaratri, The Chhath Festival, Onam, References, 17. Religious Places 271, Religious Places in India, Allahabad, Badrinath, Banaras, Devprayag, Dwarka, Gangasagar, Gangotri, Haridwar, Jaganath Puri, Joshimath, Kedarnath, Kurukshetra, Mathura, Pushkar, Rameshvaram, Rishikesh, Somnath, Tirupati, Vaishno Devi, Yamunotri, Religious Places outside India, Lake Manasarovar, Mt., Kailash, Pashupati Nath Temple, References, 18. Art and Iconography 293, History, Architecture, Sculptures, Calligraphy, Present Day Examples, References, 19. Hinduism in Modern World 301, Diaspora, Modern Religious Movements, Spiritual Revolution, Future, Hinduism as a Global Religion, References, Bibliography 317, Index 327About The Book:- This Book Can Be Best Described As A Very Good Introduction For Someone Who Has No Prior Knowledge Of Hinduism. It Covers Every Aspect Of Hindu History, Beliefs, And Practices. It Gives A Comprehensive Chronological Development Of Hinduism, Tracing Its Development From The Ancient Origin To Its Modern Form. It Covers All Rituals And Ceremonies. This Volume On Hinduism Satisfies The Need For A Vast Introductory And A Truly International Work Of Reference. The Wide Range Of Matter Dealt With In This Volume Present The Panoramic View Of The Hinduism In Its Different Facets And In Different Periods Of History. In Sum, Of All The Basic Books On Hinduism, This Book Is Perhaps The Most Balanced Introduction To The Religion., About The Author:- Dr. Rajeev Verma Is An Eminent Personality In The Field Of Indology And Vedic Studies. His Contribution In These Fields Is Worth Mentioning. Born In 1965, He Completed His Post-Graduation In Political Science From Delhi University In Year 1991. In 1995 He Was Awarded Doctorate In Political Science. He Is Also A Holder Of M.A In Vedic Studies From Gurukul Kangri Vishvavidyalaya And Title Of Jyotish Acharya From Vishva Jyotish Vidhyapith. After Completing His Phd., He Came Into The Field Of Writing And Till Now Has Authored A Number Of Books And Research Papers On Various Aspects Of Hindu Religion And Astrology. His Papers And Articles Have Been Published In Many National And International Journals Of Reputation. Presently, Besides Working As An Independent Consultant, He Is Also Associated With Various Reputed Institutions As A Visiting Faculty Member., Content:- Contents, Preface Ix, 1. Hinduism: An Introduction 1, 2. History 13, Origin, Early History, The Harappan Period, The Vedic Period, The, Period Of The North Indian Empires, Medieval History, The Period, Of Regional Kingdoms, The Period Of Muslim Rule, Modern History, The Period Of British Rule, References, 3. Philosophy 35, Basic Philosophy, Divine Laws, Law Of Integrity, Law Of Integral, Equilibrium, Law Of Wealth, Law Of Personal Realism, Law Of, Compatibility, Law Of Rationale And Feelings, Law Of Misery, Primary, Beliefs, Samkhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Purva Mimamsa, Vedanta, Ethics, Moral Issues, Metaphysics, References, 4. Concept Of God 55, Defining God, Dimensions Of God, Theology, Deities, Lord Brahma, The Creator, Lord Vishnu, The Preserver, Lord Shiva, The Destroyer, Goddesses In Hinduism, The Vedic Gods, Philosophy Of God, Messengers Of God, Nirvana, References, 5. Main Figures 71, Main Figures In Early Period, Ved Vyasa, Maharshi Aitreya Mahidasa, Rishika Lopamudra, Maharshi Vishwamitra, Maharshi Valmiki, Main, Figures In Medieval Period, Shankaracharya, Ramanujacharya, Madhvacharya, Nimbarkacharya, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Sai Baba, Of Shirdi, Sant Gyaneshwar, Tukaram, Vallabha Acharya, Bhagwan, Swaminarayan, Main Figures In Modern Period, Swami Prabhupada, Bhagawan Nityananda, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Paramahansa, Yogananda, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Sri Aurobindo, Swami, Dayananda Saraswati, Swami Vivekananda, References, Vi Faith & Philosophy Of Hinduism, 6. Scriptures 95, Divine Words, Religious Scriptures, Four Vedas, Rigveda, Yajurveda, Samaveda, Atharvaveda, Upanishads, List Of Upanishads, Shakta, Upanishads, The Smritis, Bhagavad Gita, Non-Religious Scriptures, Ramayana, Mahabharat, The Puranas, References, 7. Teachings 125, Spiritual Teachings, Redemption, Devotion To God, Karma, Ethical, Actions, Dharma: Norms Of Conduct, Message Of Harmony And Love, References, 8. Moral Value System 135, Moral Values, Morality In Life, Moral Values For Leader, Moral Duties, Of Subjects, Moral Values In Society, Practical Aspects, References, 9. Movements 151, Religious Movements, Bhakti Movement, Ananda Marga, Brahma, Kumaris, Swaminarayan Sampraday, International Society For Krishna, Consciousness, Lingayatism, Reform Movements, Arya Samaj, Sri, Aurobindo Ashram, Brahmo Samaj, Ramakrishna Mission, Revivalist, Movements, Gayatri Pariwar, Art Of Living Foundation, Chinmaya, Mission, Divine Life Society, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Vishva, Hindu Parishad, References, 10. Reformers 175, Reformers In Early Period, Azhwars, Nayanmars, Saint-Poet, Thyagaraja, Annamacharya, Mirabai, Narsi Mehta, Reformers In, Medieval Period, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Dayanand Sarawati, Ramakrishna Paramhansa, Swami Vivekananda, Reformers In, Modern Period, Sri Aurobindo, Swami Prabhupada, Swami Rama, Tirtha, Paramahansa Yogananda, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Sri Sri, Ravi Shankar, Swami Chinmayananda, References, 11. Major Sects 193, Vaishnavism, Shaivism, Shaktism, Smarta Sampradaya, Halumatha, Agama Hindu Dharma, References, 12. Demographic Propagation 203, Origin, Early Rise, Factors Responsible For Rise, Hinduism In Other, Parts Of World, Demographics, References, 13. Socio-Political Influence 217, Socio-Political Identity, Hinduism And Politics, Fundamentalism, Contemporary Politics, References, Contents Vii, 14. Religious Rituals And Traditions 227, Religious Rituals, Samskaras, Social Rituals, Ceremonial Rituals, Upanayanam, Marriage Ceremony, Funeral Rites, Other Rituals, Daily Rituals, Yajnas, References, 15. Society 241, Hindu Social Order, Hindu Social Conduct, Traditional Values In, Society, Hindu Caste System, Status Of Women, References, 16. Festivals 253, Deepavali, Holi, Ramnavmi, Durga Pooja, Vijayadashami, Krishna, Janmashtami, Guru Purnima, Sankranti, Vasanta Panchami, Ganesh, Chaturthi, Hanuman Jayanti, Shivaratri, The Chhath Festival, Onam, References, 17. Religious Places 271, Religious Places In India, Allahabad, Badrinath, Banaras, Devprayag, Dwarka, Gangasagar, Gangotri, Haridwar, Jaganath Puri, Joshimath, Kedarnath, Kurukshetra, Mathura, Pushkar, Rameshvaram, Rishikesh, Somnath, Tirupati, Vaishno Devi, Yamunotri, Religious Places Outside India, Lake Manasarovar, Mt., Kailash, Pashupati Nath Temple, References, 18. Art And Iconography 293, History, Architecture, Sculptures, Calligraphy, Present Day Examples, References, 19. Hinduism In Modern World 301, Diaspora, Modern Religious Movements, Spiritual Revolution, Future, Hinduism As A Global Religion, References, Bibliography 317, Index 327
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