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Indian religions : a historical reader of spiritual expression and experience

Author: Peter Heehs
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A "collection of the key written and oral texts by spiritual teachers from South Asia, covering 3,500 years and all the major traditions - Buddhism, Jainism, Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism and 'new' Indian religions"--Back cover.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Heehs
ISBN: 0814736491 9780814736494 0814736505 9780814736500
OCLC Number: 49225762
Description: xxi, 620 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Veda --
The Upanishads --
Jainism --
Theravada Buddhism --
Samkhya and Yoga --
The Bhagavad Gita --
Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism --
The Tantras --
The Puranas --
Spiritual philosophies --
Indo-Persian Sufism --
Siddhas, Yogis and others --
The Bhakti movement --
The Sants --
The Sikh Gurus --
Popular Sufism --
Twelve mystics of modern India --
Four mystic poets.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Heehs.
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A "collection of the key written and oral texts by spiritual teachers from South Asia, covering 3,500 years and all the major traditions - Buddhism, Jainism, Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism and 'new' Indian religions"--Back cover.

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