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  • Living Jainism

    An Ethical Science

    by Aidan D. Rankin and 1 more

    Living Jainism explores a system of thought that unites ethics with rational thought, in which each individual is his or her own guru and social conscience extends beyond human society to anima... ... Read more

    $17.26 AUD

  • The Guide For The Perplexed

    by Moses Maimonides

    The Guide for the Perplexedby Moses Maimonides, M. Freidländer, tr.Maimonides' masterful summation of theology, natural philosophy and divine law.The Guide consists of three books. The first book deals with the nature of God, concluding that God cannot be described in positive terms. He uses this argument to systematically deconstruct the Islamic Kalam literalist school of thought, which ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • The Soul of Jainism

    Philosophy and Teachings of Jain Religion

    by Dr. Shiv Sharma

    Jainism is an off-shoot of Hinduism. But it has its own specific attributes and qualities. This book contains the sum total of the teachings and preaching’s of 24 Tirthankers and a successive chain of Jain Acharya’s. The book will expose you to the concepts of liberation of soul, non-violence, truth or compassion. It is indispensable to those who are interested in the growth of Indian culture and ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • Judah Hallevi's Kitab Al Khazari

    by Hartwig Hirschfeld

    Judah Hallevi's Kitab al Khazaritranslated by Hartwig HirschfeldA classic of Medieval Jewish philosophy, set in a legendary (but historical) central Asian kingdom.Framed as a dialog between the king of the Khazars, a Central Asian kingdom, and a Rabbi, the Khazari is an exposition of late medieval Jewish philosophy. Legend has it that the king of the Khazars held a symposium to decide whether his ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Musica e canto nella mistica ebraica

    by Enrico Fubini

    I testi medievali della mistica ebraica dedicano molte pagine alla musica e al canto, ma non è agevole ricostruire dai numerosi passi che trattano questo tema una concezione rigorosa e coerente. Tuttavia dalle affascinanti e spesso fantasiose osservazioni sulla funzione del canto nell’ebraismo si possono ricostruire le idee portanti su ciò che la musica ha rappresentato nel corso dei secoli. Se è ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Yoga e mito

    by Devdutt Pattanaik

    Un viaggio affascinante alla scoperta dei miti che hanno dato vita alla pratica dello Yoga.Chi fa yoga spesso conosce i nomi delle asana più praticate, come Virbhadra-asana, la posizione del guerriero, o Hanuman-asana, la posizione della scimmia, ma non sa che si tratta di nomi che derivano dalla mitologia indiana: Virbhadra, per esempio, era un valoroso guerriero nato da un capel... ... Read more

    $16.49 AUD

  • Bliss Within

    by Pujya Gurudevshri Rakeshbhai

    All living beings desire happiness and strive to attain it, yet it is only the rare individual who succeeds in realising innate happiness because To venture out of your house, you have to cross its threshold To reach the opposite bank, you have to leave this bank To attain innate happiness, you have to relinquish the desire for mundane happiness By immense good fortune On coming in contact with a ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • VIJAYA DHARMA SURI

    A Jain Acharya of the Present Day

    by Luigi Pio Tessitori

    VIJAYA DHARMA SURI A Jain Acharya of the Present Day by Luigi Pio Tessitori was first publishe in 1917.IF I were called upon to express my opinion— of whatever value my poor opinion may be— concerning the Jain Acharya Vijaya Dharma Suri, I should not hesitate to say that he is the most noteworthy figure of whom the entire Jain com¬munity of India may boast at the present day. As a Jain scholar, he ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • A Life Worth Living

    by Pujya Gurudevshri Rakeshbhai

    What does it mean to be truly alive? How can I lead a meaningful life? Is it possible to rise above the rat race that life has become? A Life Worth Living responds to the above – in a unique, poignant and realistic way. It captures the wisdom of the Enlightened and provides rational solutions on how to bring about an inner revolution. Spirituality takes a leap from mere theory, to becoming useful ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Jews in the Early Modern World

    by Dean Phillip Bell

    The study of early modern history has exploded in the last several decades. Many new historical sources have been identified and examined and a host of exciting studies, employing a wide range of innovative methodologies, have been produced. Scholars of Jewish history have begun to ask to what extent the early modern period had a Jewish dimension; they have also begun to reconsider the nature of ... Read more

    $59.39 AUD

  • Asian Traditions of Meditation

    by Halvor Eifring and 10 more

    Meditation has flourished in different parts of the world ever since the foundations of the great civilizations were laid. It played a vital role in the formation of Asian cultures that trace much of their heritage to ancient India and China. This volume brings together for the first time studies of the major traditions of Asian meditation as well as material on scientific approaches to meditation ... Read more

    $110.65 AUD

  • The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Animal Ethics

    by Andrew Linzey and 1 more

    series Routledge Handbooks in Religion
    The ethical treatment of non-human animals is an increasingly significant issue, directly affecting how people share the planet with other creatures and visualize themselves within the natural world. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Animal Ethics is a key reference source in this area, looking specifically at the role religion plays in the formation of ethics around these concerns.Featuring ... Read more

    $71.49 AUD

  • Dhyanmulam Gurumurti - His Form I will Meditate

    by Pujya Gurudevshri Rakeshbhai

    Oh! The dispassionate countenance of the Sadguru, unveiling as it does, the wondrous, incomparable and matchless inner grandeur of the Soul. Embodied and yet established in a state transcending embodiment, the Sadguru is a living idol – the epitome of love, bliss and consciousness. Blessed is the Sadguru and blessed is His divine form. Blessed is His very existence. Everything about Him is blessed ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Seek Thy Eternal Self

    by Pujya Gurudevshri Rakeshbhai

    Why am I unhappy? Who is the‘I’? The body, the mind or something beyond? Am I the master of my mind or is the mind my master? How can I transcend the mind? Just as the mighty roar of a lion drives the jackal away, And herons flee at the crack of lightening, The Sadguru’s teachings dispel the darkness of ignorance. This is the infinite grace of the Sadguru. Illuminating the benevolence of the ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Beacons of Dharma

    Spiritual Exemplars for the Modern Age

    by Christopher Patrick Miller and 19 more

    series Explorations in Indic Traditions: Theological, Ethical, and Philosophical
    Today’s globalized society faces some of humanity’s most unprecedented social and environmental challenges. Presenting new and insightful approaches to a range of these challenges, the timely volume before you draws upon individual cases of exemplary leadership from the world’s Dharma traditions—Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism, and Buddhism. The volume's authors refer to such exemplary leaders as ... Read more

    $151.46 AUD

  • Die Weltanschauung der indischen Denker

    Mystik und Ethik

    by Albert Schweitzer and 2 more

    series Beck'sche Reihe #332
    Albert Schweitzers Einführung in die Weltanschauung der indischen Denker ist inzwischen ein Klassiker. Knapp, verständlich und kompetent erklärt der Theologe und Arzt das religiöse und philosophische Denken der Inder von den Upanischaden über Buddhismus und Jainismus bis hin zum modernen Neohinduismus. Aber das Buch ist mehr als eine informative Einführung: Schweitzer setzt sich kritisch mit den ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Path Enlightened

    by Pujya Gurudevshri Rakeshbhai

    Do you yearn for peace and bliss? Do you desire a state of relaxation? Do you wish to embrace dharma and faithfully practise it to enjoy its sweet fruits? The dharma of the Enlightened is the only true refuge for all beings. It is when it makes the transition from being ‘someone else’s’ dharma to ‘my’ dharma through the process of introspection that it will manifest as ‘true dharma’ and bear fruit ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Mantramulam Guruvakyam - His word I will follow

    by Pujya Gurudevshri Rakeshbhai

    The Guru’s words are likened to a mantra – the basis of all spiritual attainments. Infused with immense power, the Guru’s compassionate words bring about Self-realisation if they are heard, reflected and contemplated upon. Veneration of the Guru’s words is the ultimate way to evolve from a state of attachment, aversion and ignorance to the exalted state of dispassion. Being completely attuned to ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Impressions

    Discourses on the impact of Shri Atmasiddhi Shastra on four great personalities.

    by Pujya Gurudevshri Rakeshbhai

    ‘Jainism has been glorified by the composition of Atmasiddhi in the Gujarati language. I have not seen a greater man than Him in these times. ’ -Pujya Shri Kanjiswami ‘If one’s goal is to attain the soul through Atmasiddhi, much can be achieved. The path to true happiness has been unravelled in it.’ -Pujya Shri Brahmachariji  ‘One cannot help but think that Shri Rajchandra has described the ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Hitasiksa Chatrisi

    The secret of success

    by Acharya Kalyanbodhi Suriji and 1 more

    Knowledge plays an important role in making a human life happy and peaceful. In the absence of knowledge, the man would spend an unhappy life even if surrounded by all the pleasures of the world. “Hitāśikṣā-Chatrīśī” is a small but invaluable text which can spread the light of knowledge in anybody’s life. Since this is “Chatrīśī”, there are 36 stanzas in this creation. The first 18 verses have ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • A Treatise On Jainism

    by Shri Jayatilal S. Sanghvi

    A Treatise On Jainism By Shri Jayatilal S. Sanghvi "Jainism, traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is one of the oldest religions in the world. It is a religion and philosophy originating in ancient India. The Jains follow the teachings of the 24 Jinas (conquerors) who are also known as Tirthankars. The 24th Tirthankar, Lord Mahavira lived in ca. 6th century BC. One of the main characteristics of ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Heroic Wives Rituals, Stories and the Virtues of Jain Wifehood

    by M. Whitney Kelting

    Although in Hinduism it is mainly used to refer to widow immolation, the term 'sati' means 'true woman' - a female hero. Whitney Kelting has learned that in Jainism satis appear as subjects of devotional hymns. This seems paradoxical, given that Jain spirituality is to disengage oneself from worldly existence and Jain devotionalism is usually directed toward those souls who have reached perfect ... Read more

    $60.82 AUD

  • In Search of Israel

    The History of an Idea

    by Michael Brenner

    A major new history of the century-long debate over what a Jewish state should beMany Zionists who advocated the creation of a Jewish state envisioned a nation like any other. Yet for Israel's founders, the state that emerged against all odds in 1948 was anything but ordinary. Born from the ashes of genocide and a long history of suffering, Israel was conceived to be unique, a model society and ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • The Metaphysics of Paradox

    Jainism, Absolute Relativity, and Religious Pluralism

    by Wm. Andrew Schwartz

    series Explorations in Indic Traditions: Theological, Ethical, and Philosophical
    This book is an exploration into the paradoxical structure of pluralistic thinking as illuminated by both Western and Eastern insights—especially Jainism. By calling into question the most fundamental assumptions of religious pluralists, the author hopes to contribute to a paradigm shift in discourse on religious pluralism and conflicting truth claims. ... Read more

    $124.73 AUD