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Gods of Love and Ecstasy: The Traditions of Shiva and Dionysus

By: Alain Danéilou

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Rochester, USA, Inner Traditions India: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030304

ISBN: 0892813741

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 250. View more info

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Introduction to the Study of Musical Scales

By: Alain Daneilou

Price: $23.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037881

ISBN: 8121509203

Condition: New


Man's awareness, from time immemorial, of the power of sound when its notes are arranged in certain patterns to elevate him to the region of absolute bliss or plunge him to the abyss of utter despair, has led him to formulate rules for coordinating sounds to evoke the desired response. In the process he discovered the correspondence between sounds and different aspects of universe; the scales of five and seven notes represent the five elements and seven planets; the movements of these notes in the regions of the twelve octaves have their parallel in the planetary motions across the twelve sign... View more info

The Hindu Temple: Deification of Eroticism

By: Alain Daneilou

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Rochester, USA, Inner Traditions:

Seller ID: 037935

ISBN: 0892818549

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Danielou's masterpiece on the erotic nature of the sacred symbolism of the Hindu temple. * Includes stunning photographs from the major temple complexes of India. * By Alain Danielou, one of the greatest authorities on Hinduism. Ancient Indian architectural treatises state that a temple lacking erotic imagery would be ineffective and maleficent. The erotic statues and representations that cover the outer and inner walls of the Hindu temple serve both a magical and an instructional purpose. Through the power of the yantras--the magical diagrams created by the placement of the erotic imagery--th... View more info

The Myths and Gods of India: The Classic Work on Hindu Polytheism

By: Alain Daneilou

Price: $24.25

Publisher: Rochester, USA, Inner Traditions:

Seller ID: 037936

ISBN: 0892813547

Condition: New


The study of Hindu mythology explores the significance of the most prominent Hindu dieties as they are envisioned by the Hindus themselves. Referred to by its adherents as the "eternal religion," Hinduism recognizes for each age and each country a new form of revelation--and for each person, according to his or her stage of development, a different path of realization. This widely praised study of Hindu deities reveals the message of tolerance and adaptability at the heart of this ancient religion. Printed Pages: 441. View more info