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Unifying Hinduism: Philosophy and Identity in Indian Intellectual History

By: Andrew J. Nicholson

Price: $19.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Permanent Black/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2016

Seller ID: 900727

ISBN: 817824473X


Some postcolonial theorists argue that the idea of a single system of belief known as “Hinduism” is a creation of nineteenth-century British imperialists. Andrew J. Nicholson introduces another perspective: although a unified Hindu identity is not as ancient as some Hindus claim, it has its roots in innovations within South Asian philosophy from the fourteenth to the seventeenth centuries. During this time, thinkers treated the philosophies of Vedanta, Samkhya, and Yoga, along with the worshippers of Visnu, Siva, and Sakti, as belonging to a single system of belief and practice. Instead of... View more info

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Lord Siva’s Song: The Isvara Gita

By: Andrew J. Nicholson (translated and introduced)

Price: $20.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2016

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 039738

ISBN: 8121513030

Condition: New


While the Bhagavad Gita is an acknowledged treasure of world spiritual literature, few people know a parallel text, the Isvara Gita. This lesser-known work is also dedicated to a god, but in this case it is Siva, rather than Krsna, who is depicted as the omniscient creator of the world. Andrew J. Nicholson’s Lord Siva’s Song makes this text available in English in an accessible new translation. A work of poetry and philosophy, the Isvara Gita builds on the insights of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra and foreshadows later developments in tantric yoga. It deals with the pluralistic religious enviro... View more info

English Sinhalese Pocket Dictionary (Translated from English to Sinhalese)

By: J. Nicholson

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Asian Educational Services: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102963

ISBN: 8120609271

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 512. View more info