My Gita

Author: Devdutt Pattanaik
Publisher: Rupa Publications India
ISBN: 9788129137708
Size: 72.59 MB
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In My Gita, acclaimed mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik demystifies The Bhagavad Gita for the contemporary reader. His unique approach-thematic rather than verse by verse makes the ancient treatise eminently accessible, combined as it is with his trademark illustrations and simple diagrams. In a world that seems spellbound by argument over dialogue, vivaad over samvaad, Devdutt highlights how Krishna nudges Arjuna to understand rather than judge his relationships. This becomes relevant today when we are increasingly indulging and isolating the self (selfimprovement, selfactualization, selfrealization-even selfies ).We forget that we live in an ecosystem of others, where we can nourish each other with food, love and meaning, even when we fight. So let My Gita inform your Gita.

Willa Cather

Author: John Joseph Murphy
Publisher: Associated University Presse
ISBN: 9780838641354
Size: 32.46 MB
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This book presents interprative approaches to Willa Cather based on materials available in the Drew University Cather Collection. The scholars suggest the work left to do on Willa Cather, and the diverse directions in which scholars now must travel.

In The Deadlands

Author: David Gerrold
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1939529506
Size: 20.73 MB
Format: PDF
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A collection of early short fiction by the Hugo and Nebula Award–winning science fiction legend. Dating from the late 1960s and early 1970s, this volume includes all the stories from David Gerrold’s collection With a Finger in My I, including “In the Deadlands”—a bizarre and disturbing journey into a landscape of madness, nominated for the Nebula Award for best novelette of the year. Also featured are four additional works written during the same period—and revealing notes from the author.


Author: P S Siwach
Publisher: Vij Books India Pvt Ltd
ISBN: 9385167693
Size: 42.19 MB
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Military coup in India – impossible, so convinced was the military hierarchy. Even the bureaucrats and politicians felt safe in the thought that by methodical decimation the military hierarchy had been rendered spineless. Karan a noble soul had the nation’s best interest at heart. Finding himself and the military strangulated by the politico bureaucratic nexus develops and executes a long cherished dream of liberating the military from the bureaucratic stranglehold and tightening the noose around their necks. What seemed impossible is made possible by Karan and his trusted team. While the team looks at a complete take over Karan feels otherwise and carries out a silent and limited coup and changes the power equation without any one getting a wind of it. The PM labels him as, “The Errant Knight.” Book in Part One recounts the journey of a noble knight Karan of strong character who goes through the travails of life with honour and dignity; transforming and energising all who come in contact with him. In Part Two he is compelled to turn into an errant knight and in the bargain acquire a lot of enemies who want to see him dead.

Epigrams From Gandhiji

Author: S. R. TIKEKAR
Publisher: Publications Division Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
ISBN: 8123025807
Size: 69.30 MB
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This volume is a collection of pithy sayings of Mahatma Gandhi on various subjects and important issues for rapid, easy reading and for ready reference. The compiler has selected a few thousand epigrams from Gandhiji’s voluminous writings.

Rabbi On The Ganges

Author: Alan Brill
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1498597092
Size: 25.88 MB
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Rabbi on the Ganges: A Jewish-Hindu Encounter is the first work to engage the new terrain of Hindu-Jewish religious encounter. The book offers understanding into points of contact between the two religions of Hinduism and Judaism. Providing an important comparative account, the work illuminates key ideas and practices within the traditions, surfacing commonalities between the jnana and Torah study, karmakanda and Jewish ritual, and between the different Hindu philosophic schools and Jewish thought and mysticism, along with meditation and the life of prayer and Kabbalah and creating dialogue around ritual, mediation, worship, and dietary restrictions. The goal of the book is not only to unfold the content of these faith traditions but also to create a religious encounter marked by mutual and reciprocal understanding and openness.

Bhagavad Gita

Author: Stephen Mitchell
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 0307419894
Size: 48.74 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Stephen Mitchell is widely known for his ability to make ancient masterpieces thrillingly new, to step in where many have tried before and create versions that are definitive for our time. His celebrated version of the Tao Te Ching is the most popular edition in print, and his translations of Jesus, Rilke, Genesis, and Job have won the hearts of readers and critics alike. Stephen Mitchell now brings to the Bhagavad Gita his gift for breathing new life into sacred texts. The Bhagavad Gita is universally acknowledged as one of the world's literary and spiritual masterpieces. It is the core text of the Hindu tradition and has been treasured by American writers from Emerson and Thoreau to T. S. Eliot, who called it the greatest philosophical poem after the Divine Comedy. There have been more than two hundred English translations of the Gita, including many competent literal versions, but not one of them is a superlative literary text in its own right. Now all that has changed. Stephen Mitchell's Bhagavad Gita sings with the clarity, the vigor, and the intensity of the original Sanskrit. It will, as William Arrowsmith said of Mitchell's translation of The Sonnets to Orpheus, "instantly make every other rendering obsolete."