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Indian religions : a historical reader of spiritual expression and experience

Author: Peter Heehs
Publisher: London : Hurst, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an anthology of the key written and oral texts by spiritual teachers from South Asia, covering 3500 years from the Rig Veda to the the 20th century. All the major rtaditions are represented,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: textos
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Heehs
ISBN: 1850654964 9781850654964 1850654972 9781850654971
OCLC Number: 851209198
Notes: Indices.
Description: xxi, 620 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: Contents: Introduction I: Foundations (c. 1200 BCE to c. 300 CE) - The Vedas - The Upanishads - Jainism - Theravada Buddhism - Sankhya and Yoga II: Developments (c. 200 BCE to c. 1000 CE) - The Bhagavad Gita - Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism - Tantra - The Puranas III: Elaborations (c. 150 to 1700 CE) - Spiritual Philosophies - Indo-Persian Sufism IV: Reformulations (c. 700 to 1850) - Devotional Mysticism - The Sant Tradition - Sikhism - Popular Yoga Traditions - Popular Sufism V: Continuity and Innovation (1850 to 2000) - Twelve Spiritual Teachers of Modern India - Four Spiritual Poets of Modern India.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Heehs.

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