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The Hindu tradition, edited by Ainslie T. Embree

Label
The Hindu tradition
Title
The Hindu tradition
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ainslie T. Embree
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • und
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Embree, Ainslie Thomas
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Readings in oriental thought
  • The Modern library of the world's best books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Hindu literature
Label
The Hindu tradition, edited by Ainslie T. Embree
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
"Sources of English translations and selections": pages [349]-351
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter I: The ordering of the universe. The ancient Gods -- Gods -- Varuna -- Usha, the dawn -- Indra -- Agni -- Soma -- The origin of the universe -- Time as creator -- Sacrifice as creator -- The one as creator -- The meaning of sacrifice -- Death -- Chapter II: The duty of charity -- War -- Charms and spells for a good life -- Against jaundice -- Against serpents -- To compel a woman's love -- For success in trading -- In praise of the cow -- The place of the Brahman -- The crowing of a king -- King of kings -- The chosen one -- The enduring ruler -- Earth as motherland -- Chapter III: The crown of the Vedic age -- The Upanishads -- The new meaning of sacrifice -- Brahman -- The search for the ground of the universe -- Atman -- The real self -- The identity of Brahman and Atman -- Kama and transmigration -- Emancipation from Kama -- Chapter IV: The exposition of life's duties. The class structure -- The statement of the ideal -- Mutual dependence of the classes -- The four stages of life -- The student -- The householder and family life -- The Hermit -- The homeless wanderer -- The recognition of life's limitations -- The possibility of growth and change -- Life as sacrament -- A widow's act of devotion -- Chapter V: The maintenance of the social fabric. Kingship as a remedy for an evil society -- The danger of anarchy -- War and peace -- Ashoka's vision of true conquest -- Chapter VI: The search for salvation. Man's true nature -- The way of salvation -- Duty -- The way of salvation -- knowledge -- The way of salvation -- Devotion -- Incarnation -- The response to human need -- Adoration of Shiva -- The great heresies of the tradition -- Buddha's first sermon -- The Jain vision life -- Chapter VII: The universe of the great epics. The Mahabharata: The founding of the royal line -- The Ramayana: The defence of Dharma
  • Chapter VIII: The literary reflection. The pleasure of love -- The pain of love -- The perils of love -- A wife's devotion -- Divine and human love -- The celebration of a prince's birth -- The science of pleasure -- Caution and commonsense -- Chapter IX: The philosophic statement of the tradition. The basis of logical thinking: Nyaya -- The atomic nature of reality -- Vaisheshika -- Proof of the sacred texts -- Mimamsa -- The dualism of matter and spirit -- Sankhya -- The way of discipline -- Yoga -- Non-dualism -- The Vedanta of Ramanuja -- Chapter X: Sacred history. A story of origin -- The churning of the ocean -- The price of devotion -- The triumph of Prahlada -- The lineage of kings -- Sacred geography -- The nature of history -- Chapter XI: In praise of Shiva. A description of Shiva -- Appar-consecration to Shiva-Triumph through Shiva -- Sambandar -- Shiva's glory -- The lord is everything -- Manikkayachakar -- A song to awaken Shiva -- Sundaramurthi -- Shiva's dwelling places -- Ramaprasad -- Shiva's consort, Kali -- Lalla -- The indwelling Lord -- Chapter XII: In praise of Vishnu as Krishna and Rama. Purandaradasa -- Stomach -- Austerity -- Jnanadeva -- A prayer for grace -- Tukaram -- The burden of the past -- Mirabai -- Krishna's bride -- Surdas -- Chaitanya -- Tula-sida -- Chapter XIII: The meeting of Hindu and Muslim devotion. Kabir. Nanak -- Morning prayer. Dadu -- Chapter XIV: Acceptance and reform. Rammohan Roy: Rationalist Prophet -- Original -- Hinduism -- A defence fo Hinduism -- Debendranath Tagore: Mysticism and reform -- Keshub Chunder Sen: Christ and India -- M.G. Ranade: The need for social reform -- Chapter XV: Rejection and revival. Dayananda Saraswati: Aggressive reformer -- God and the Veda -- Against Christianity -- Against Islam -- B.G. Tilak: The call to action -- Sri Ramakrshna: Sainthood and the modern world -- Mrs. Annie Besant: Theosophy's interpretation of Hinduism -- Chapter XVI: Four Twentieth century statements. Rabindranath Tagore: A vision of India -- Nationalism -- Sri Aurobindo: A vision of spiritual evolution -- Mahatma Gandhi: A vision of the good life -- Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan: A vision of Hinduism -- Source of English translations and selections
Control code
266180
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xv, 363 pages
Lccn
66013011
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)455528
Label
The Hindu tradition, edited by Ainslie T. Embree
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
"Sources of English translations and selections": pages [349]-351
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter I: The ordering of the universe. The ancient Gods -- Gods -- Varuna -- Usha, the dawn -- Indra -- Agni -- Soma -- The origin of the universe -- Time as creator -- Sacrifice as creator -- The one as creator -- The meaning of sacrifice -- Death -- Chapter II: The duty of charity -- War -- Charms and spells for a good life -- Against jaundice -- Against serpents -- To compel a woman's love -- For success in trading -- In praise of the cow -- The place of the Brahman -- The crowing of a king -- King of kings -- The chosen one -- The enduring ruler -- Earth as motherland -- Chapter III: The crown of the Vedic age -- The Upanishads -- The new meaning of sacrifice -- Brahman -- The search for the ground of the universe -- Atman -- The real self -- The identity of Brahman and Atman -- Kama and transmigration -- Emancipation from Kama -- Chapter IV: The exposition of life's duties. The class structure -- The statement of the ideal -- Mutual dependence of the classes -- The four stages of life -- The student -- The householder and family life -- The Hermit -- The homeless wanderer -- The recognition of life's limitations -- The possibility of growth and change -- Life as sacrament -- A widow's act of devotion -- Chapter V: The maintenance of the social fabric. Kingship as a remedy for an evil society -- The danger of anarchy -- War and peace -- Ashoka's vision of true conquest -- Chapter VI: The search for salvation. Man's true nature -- The way of salvation -- Duty -- The way of salvation -- knowledge -- The way of salvation -- Devotion -- Incarnation -- The response to human need -- Adoration of Shiva -- The great heresies of the tradition -- Buddha's first sermon -- The Jain vision life -- Chapter VII: The universe of the great epics. The Mahabharata: The founding of the royal line -- The Ramayana: The defence of Dharma
  • Chapter VIII: The literary reflection. The pleasure of love -- The pain of love -- The perils of love -- A wife's devotion -- Divine and human love -- The celebration of a prince's birth -- The science of pleasure -- Caution and commonsense -- Chapter IX: The philosophic statement of the tradition. The basis of logical thinking: Nyaya -- The atomic nature of reality -- Vaisheshika -- Proof of the sacred texts -- Mimamsa -- The dualism of matter and spirit -- Sankhya -- The way of discipline -- Yoga -- Non-dualism -- The Vedanta of Ramanuja -- Chapter X: Sacred history. A story of origin -- The churning of the ocean -- The price of devotion -- The triumph of Prahlada -- The lineage of kings -- Sacred geography -- The nature of history -- Chapter XI: In praise of Shiva. A description of Shiva -- Appar-consecration to Shiva-Triumph through Shiva -- Sambandar -- Shiva's glory -- The lord is everything -- Manikkayachakar -- A song to awaken Shiva -- Sundaramurthi -- Shiva's dwelling places -- Ramaprasad -- Shiva's consort, Kali -- Lalla -- The indwelling Lord -- Chapter XII: In praise of Vishnu as Krishna and Rama. Purandaradasa -- Stomach -- Austerity -- Jnanadeva -- A prayer for grace -- Tukaram -- The burden of the past -- Mirabai -- Krishna's bride -- Surdas -- Chaitanya -- Tula-sida -- Chapter XIII: The meeting of Hindu and Muslim devotion. Kabir. Nanak -- Morning prayer. Dadu -- Chapter XIV: Acceptance and reform. Rammohan Roy: Rationalist Prophet -- Original -- Hinduism -- A defence fo Hinduism -- Debendranath Tagore: Mysticism and reform -- Keshub Chunder Sen: Christ and India -- M.G. Ranade: The need for social reform -- Chapter XV: Rejection and revival. Dayananda Saraswati: Aggressive reformer -- God and the Veda -- Against Christianity -- Against Islam -- B.G. Tilak: The call to action -- Sri Ramakrshna: Sainthood and the modern world -- Mrs. Annie Besant: Theosophy's interpretation of Hinduism -- Chapter XVI: Four Twentieth century statements. Rabindranath Tagore: A vision of India -- Nationalism -- Sri Aurobindo: A vision of spiritual evolution -- Mahatma Gandhi: A vision of the good life -- Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan: A vision of Hinduism -- Source of English translations and selections
Control code
266180
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xv, 363 pages
Lccn
66013011
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)455528

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