By Neela Bhattacharya Saxena
By Neela Bhattacharya Saxena
By Bhrigupati Singh
The Indian subdistrict of Shahabad, positioned within the dwindling forests of the southeastern tip of Rajasthan, is a space of utmost poverty. Beset via droughts and nutrition shortages lately, it's the domestic of the Sahariyas, former bonded workers, formally categorized as Rajasthan’s in simple terms “primitive tribe.” From afar, we would contemplate this the bleakest of the awful, yet in Poverty and the hunt for Life, Bhrigupati Singh asks us to think again simply what caliber of lifestyles capacity. He indicates how the Sahariyas conceive of aspiration, development, and power in either fabric and non secular phrases, and the way such bridging can engender new probabilities of life.
Singh organizes his research round issues: strength and ethics, by which he explores a fancy terrain of fabric and non secular forces. Authority is still contested, even if in divine or human types; the country is either despised and wanted; low and high castes negotiate new methods of dwelling jointly, in clash but in addition cooperation; new gods flow throughout rival social teams; animals and crops depart their tracks on human subjectivity and religiosity; and the opportunity of power persists while typical assets progressively disappear. learning this milieu, Singh deals new methods of considering past the religion-secularism and nature-culture dichotomies, juxtaposing questions about caliber of lifestyles with political theologies of sovereignty, neighborliness, and ethics, within the strategy portray a wealthy portrait of perseverance and fragility in modern rural India.
By Linda Egenes,Kumuda Reddy
Here is without doubt one of the world's such a lot hallowed works of sacred literature, the grand, sweeping epic of the divine bowman and warrior Rama and his struggles with evil, strength, duplicity, and avarice. The Ramayana is among the foundations of global literature and one in every of humanity's so much old and precious moral and religious works. contains an advent via pupil Michael Sternfeld.
From the alternate Paperback edition.
By Patrick Olivelle
Addressing those questions and extra, A Dharma Reader strains the definition, epistemology, technique, and technique of Indian legislation from the 3rd century B.C.E. to the center a while. Its breadth captures the centuries-long fight by means of Indian thinkers to theorize legislations in a multiethnic and pluralist society. the quantity contains new and available translations of key texts, notes that specify the importance and chronology of decisions, and a complete advent that summarizes the improvement of assorted disciplines in intellectual-historical phrases. It reconstructs the important disputes of a given self-discipline, which not just clarifies the arguments but additionally relays the dynamism of the struggle. For these looking a richer realizing of the political and highbrow origins of a tremendous twenty-first-century strength, in addition to particular perception into the felony interactions between its many teams, this booklet bargains conceptual aspect, historic precision, and expository illumination not like the other volume.
By Tracy Pintchman
By Karen Armstrong,Doris Kornav,Ursel Schäfer,Renate Weitbrecht
By Swami Muktananda Of Rishikesh
From the exchange Paperback edition.
By M.A. Center,Amma,Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi
By Jayashree Kumar
This new 12 quantity sequence retells the nice epic, line through line, in clean, simply readable English prose. With it, we are hoping to carry the Mahabharata alive back, for the modern and destiny reader.