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The Bhagavadgita or the Song Divine (with Sanskrit Text and an English Translation)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gita Press: 1969

Seller ID: 2280567

Condition: Good


One inch tear along jacket spine base, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Front board slightly bowed, top corner of front board bumped. 1969 Small Hard Cover. 403 pp. Sanskrit text and an English translation. The Bhagavad Gita, lit. The Song of God), often referred to as the Gita, is a 700-verse Sanskrit scripture that is part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata (chapters 23–40 of Bhishma Parva). The Gita is set in a narrative framework of a dialogue between Pandava prince Arjuna and his guide and charioteer Krishna. At the start of the Dharma Yudhha (righteous war) between Pandavas and Kauravas, Arjuna... View more info

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Indian Miniatures: The Song Celestial or Bhagavad Gita

By: Arnold, E. (translator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Editions Du Sud: 1968

Seller ID: 2195384

Condition: Good


Binding repaired. 1968 Large Hardcover. The full text of the Bhagavad-Gita with artwork taken from traditional Indian miniature paintings. View more info

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The Laws of Manu (The Sacred Books of the East, Vol. XXV [Volume 25])

By: Buhler, Georg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1969

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2287259

ISBN: 0486211592

Condition: Near Fine


A few very faint spots on top page ridge. 1969 Trade Paperback. cxxxviii, 620 pp. 1969 reissue of 1886 original. This book is the definitive translation of a metrical Sanskrit work compiled some time before the second century A.D. Based on many earlier dharma-sutras, it has been accepted by most branches of Indian thought as the most complete expression of Hindu sacred law. Traditionally the laws are ascribed to Manu, who was considered in Vedic mythology as the father of mankind and the founder of social and moral order. Since ancient times he has been proclaimed as India's first and greatest... View more info

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In Praise of Krishna: Songs from the Bengali

By: Dimock, Edward C., Jr.; Levertow, Denise

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Anchor Books / Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1967

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2288082

ISBN: 038507073X

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. A very nice copy. 1967 Mass Market Paperback. xxii, 95 pp. Arising out of a devotional and enthusiastic religious movement that swept across most of northern and eastern India in the period from the fourteenth through the seventeenth centuries, the powerful and moving lyrics collected and elegantly translated here depict the love of Radha for the god Krishna—a love whose intensity and range of emotions trace the course of all true love between man and woman and between man and God. Intermingling physical and metaphysical imagery, the spiritual yearning for the divine is artic... View more info

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The Bhagavadgita [Bhagavad-Gita]: An English Translation with Commentary (Second Edition)

By: Hill, W. Douglas (Translator)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2287044

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Jacket toned, ink name stamp on front endpaper. 1966 Hard Cover. 234 pp. 8vo. Translated into English with commentary by W. Douglas Hill. CONTENTS: Abbreviations; Introduction: The Cult of Krisna Vasudeva, The Bhagavadgita, The doctrine of the Bhagavadgita; The Bhagavadgita translated Into English, and Notes; Subject Index. The Bhagavad Gita (Song of God), also more simply known as Gita, is a sacred Hindu scripture, considered among the most important texts in the history of literature and philosophy. The Bhagavad Gita comprises roughly 700 verses, and is a part of the Mahabhar... View more info

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An Indian Priestess: The Life of Chundra Lela

By: Lee, Ada; Kinnaird, The Rt. Hon. Lord

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Morgan & Scott: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269299

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine faintly toned, a few light black marks on front board and bottom board edges. 1902 Hard Cover. 121 pp. A biography of the life of Chundra Lela. CONTENTS: Birth, Marriage, and Widowhood; The Temple of Jagannath; The Temple of Ramanath; Sorrow and Suffering by the Way; As a Fakir; Awful Deception of Hinduism Disclosed; Breaking Her Fetters; Money-Making and Preaching; Chundra Lela Baptizes Her Own Brother; Should Women Preach?; A Pilgrimage In Her Old Age; Conversion of a Leper Girl; Life Sketch of the Author; Glossary. View more info

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The Authorized Sri Caitanya-Saraswanta Parampara

By: Narasingha, Swami B.G.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Gosai: 1999

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1995927

ISBN: 1886069050

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to jacket edges.Near Fine. 1999 Hard Cover. Limited edition of 2000 copies. Writing of the beloved Swami on the proper interpretation of devotional practices. View more info

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The Upanishads: A New Translation in Four Volumes -- Katha, Isa, Kena, and Mundaka; Svetasvatara, Prasna, and Mandukya with Gaudapada's Karika; Aitareya and Brihadaranyaka; Taittiriya and Chhandogya

By: Nikhilananda, Swami

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Center: 1977

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2278895

Condition: Very Good


Very good in good jackets, except for volume 1 jacket which is fair (several chips, panels heavily rubbed and toned, two large repaired tears). Minimal ink marks in first volume. 1977 Hard Cover. x, [4], 319, [3]; pp. The Upanishads, the earliest of which were composed in Sanskrit between 800 and 400 bce by sages and poets, form part of the Vedas - the sacred and ancient scriptures that are the basis of the Hindu religion. Each Upanishad, or lesson, takes up a theme ranging from the attainment of spiritual bliss to karma and rebirth, and collectively they are meditations on life, death and ... View more info

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The Yoga of the Bhagavat Gita (The Penguin Metaphysical Library) [Bhagavad]

By: Prem, Sri Krishna

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.: 1973

Seller ID: 2288948

ISBN: 0140035729

Condition: Near Fine


Ink stamp on blurb page. 1973 Mass Market Paperback. xxix, 224 pp. The Bhagavat Gita has undergone more translation and interpretation than any sacred text in the world. Every Indian teacher who claims the support of tradition presents his own version of this ancient poem. In this extraordinarily independent commentary, written by a Western-born Hindu master, the practical teaching of the Gita is opened through language that can directly penetrate to the intellect and the heart of modern man. View more info

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Ramayana: A Tale of Gods and Demons

By: Prime, Ranchor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Mandala: 2004

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2280394

ISBN: 1932771026

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Spine lightly cocked. 2004 Trade Paperback. From the kingdom of Ayodhya to the isle of Lanka, we are transported to a land that has inspired morality and spiritual tradition for thousands of years. On the eve if his enthronement, Rama, the beloved prince of Ayodhya, is banished to the forest as a result of a sinister plot. Along with his wife Sita and brother Lakshmana, Rama accepts his destiny and departs as the kingdom mourns his loss. His exile, however, proves to have a deeper meaning as Rama becomes the protector of the forest sages and sparks the fury of Ravana, the seeming... View more info

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A Sourcebook in Indian Philosophy

By: Radhakrishnan, Sarvepalli; Moore, Charles A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1989

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2287347

ISBN: 0691019584

Condition: Very Good


5th printing. Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1989 Trade Paperback. xxxi, 684 pp. Features significant works from the Vedic and Epic periods, the Heterodox and Orthodox systems, and contemporary Indian thought. CONTENTS: Preface; General Introduction; THE VEDIC PERIOD: The Vedas; The Upanishads; THE EPIC PERIOD: Introduction; The Bhagavad-Gita; The Mahabharata; The Laws of Manu; Kautilya's Artha-Sastra; THE HETERODOX SYSTEMS: Carvaka; Jainism; Buddhism; THE ORTHODOX SYSTEMS: Introduction; Nyaya; Vaisesika; Samkhya; Yoga; Purva Mimamsa; Vedanta; Samkara; Ramanuja; Madhva; CONTEMPORARY THOUGHT: Sri Aur... View more info

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Krishna: Myths, Rites, and Attitudes

By: Singer, Milton; Ingalls, Daniel H.H.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1971

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2289283

ISBN: 0226761010

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Wrapper edges very lightly rubbed, light stain on page base. 1971 Trade Paperback. xvii, 277 pp. Westerners have long been interested in the legends of Krishna, a field almost as vast as India itself. Historically there are three Krishnas, or three aspects of one Krishna: the tribal chief; the god incarnate; and Krishna of Gokula--the divine herdsman, the mischievous child, the endearing lover, the eternal paradox of flesh and spirit. It is the third Krishna that is the subject of this book. Six American and three Indian scholars have joined to examine the steady stream of poe... View more info

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Ramakrishna: Prophet of New India

By: Swami Nikhilananda; Huxley, Aldous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper: 1948

Seller ID: 2277923

Condition: Good


Lacks jacket, lightly rubbed. 1948 Hard Cover. A collection of writings from the influential guru Ramakrishna. View more info

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The Bhagavad Gita: The Gospel of the Lord Shri Krishna

By: Swami, Shri Purohit

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1977

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2266340

ISBN: 0394723945

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Dual text in English and Sanskrit. Faint crease on rear wrapper, edges lightly rubbed. 1977 Large Softcover. viii, 174 pp. Dual text in English and Sanskrit. The Bhagavad Gita, illustrated with black-and-white photographs. View more info