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Ways to Truth: A View of Hindu Tradition

By: Ananda Wood

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019467

ISBN: 8124604355

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Printed Pages: 277. View more info

Ways of Truth: A View of Hindu Tradition

By: Ananda Wood

Price: $6.54

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100455

ISBN: 8124604398

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In India, there has long been a tendency to emphasize the spoken word which is passed on alive from an individual teacher to each individual student. But, through the development of modern media, more use is now made of the written word which records information externally, in institutions that have been industrially, socially and culturally organized. How then can we understand the Hindu tradition as alive today with its ancient emphasis upon the spoken word and the living individual? That is the question which this book investigates. Accordingly, it asks for a broader understanding of histor... View more info

From the Upanishads

By: Ananda Wood

Price: $4.90

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Zen Publications/D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 1996

Seller ID: 109451

ISBN: 8188071498

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"Actually, they are rather plain and direct. They do not construct any complex system of ideas and beliefs. Nor do they build up any elaborate picture of the world. Instead, in some what brief and uncompromising language, they ask what is plainly and simply true: beneath all the complications of our uncertain beliefs. View more info

Interpreting the Upanishads

By: Ananda Wood

Price: $5.65

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Zen Publications/D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.:

Seller ID: 111638

ISBN: 8188071528

Condition: New


Must the Upanishads be ‘difficult’? Actually, they are rather plain and direct. They do not construct any complex system of ideas and beliefs. Nor do they build up any elaborate picture of the world. Instead, in some what brief and uncompromising language, they ask what is plainly and simply true: beneath all the complications of our uncertain beliefs.This sceptical questioning was their traditional difficulty. It went against the habits of faith and obedience upon which traditional society depended. As a result, the Upanishads were kept traditionally secret and inaccessible. They were hid... View more info