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Buddhism

Buddhism is a family of traditions which trace their lineage back to a figure known as Siddartha …

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Himalayan Institute Of Yoga Science And Philosophy

The Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy was founded by Swami Rama, and is dedicated …

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Books

Hindu Myths

Wendy O'Flaherty (1975)

A collection of Puranas - stories about Hindu deities and mythological figures.

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Hinduism

A diverse range of Indian religious systems, which regard the Vedas as authoritative scripture.

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Indian Philosophy: Volume 1

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1923)

This volume of Radhakrishnan’s two-volume work on Indian philosophy goes into detail on the Rig Veda …

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Jainism

The Jain religious tradition focuses on liberation from the suffering of rebirth, and in this sense …

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Kanniyakumari

A town in southern India, named after Kanya Kumari, a Hindu goddess. Also the site of a memorial to …

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Mahayana Buddhism

A form of Buddhism which is focused on attaining liberation for all beings out of compassion for the …

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Figures

Mohandas Gandhi

A figure of Indian independence against British rule, Gandhi was a revered Hindu activist.

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Texts

Ramayana

The Ramayana (literally Rama's travels) is about the character Rama, prince of a kingdom called …

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Sikhi (Sikhism)

Sikhi is the name of a religious tradition which emerged in the Punjab, initiated by Guru Nanak, and …

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The Indian Theogony

Sukumari Bhattacharji (1970)

A work on comparative mythology, focusing on Indian deities and mythologies - particularly with …

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The Serpent Power

Sir John Woodroffe (1918)

An introduction to the concept of laya yoga, along with translations of two Sanskrit works - the …

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Theravada Buddhism

Theravada is a form of Buddhism that venerates the Buddha but does not deify him, follows the …

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