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Nostalgia for Eternity: Journeys in Religion, History, and Myth on the Indian Subcontinent

By: Leonid Plotkin (Author) By Wendy Doniger (Frwd)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118012

ISBN: 9789386906410

Condition: New


The culmination of five years' travel with Indian pilgrims, Nostalgia for Eternity takes the reader into the depths of millennia-old spiritual and mystic traditions. It is a stunning visual poem about the timeless human search for transcendence and ultimate truth. Translated literally from the Greek, 'nostalgia' means homesickness; spiritually, it is the universal longing for existential peace and completeness-for a final resolution of all life's conflicts and contradictions. 'The truth is one,' taught India's ancient gurus, 'the sages call it by many names.' With breadth and insight unmatched... View more info

The Mare’s Trap: Nature and Culture in the Kamasutra

By: Wendy Doniger

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Speaking Tiger Publishing Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103367

ISBN: 9789385288067

Condition: New


The Kamasutra, composed in the third century CE, is the world’s most famous textbook of erotic love. There is nothing remotely like it even today, and for its time it was astonishingly sophisticated. Yet, it is all but ignored as a serious work in its country of origin—sometimes taken as a matter of national shame rather than pride—and in the rest of the world it is a source of amused amazement, and inspires magazine articles that offer ‘mattress-quaking sex styles’ such as ‘the backstairs boogie’ and ‘the spider web’.The Kamasutra, composed in the third century CE, is the wo... View more info

The Hindus: an alternative History

By: Wendy Doniger

Price: $15.45

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Speaking Tiger Publishing Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 107488

ISBN: 9789385288661

Condition: New


Spanning over six millennia, this monumental and thoroughly engrossing narrative account of Indian history and myth offers a new way of understanding one of the world?s oldest and most fascinating religions. Hinduism does not lend itself easily to a strictly chronological account: many of its texts cannot be reliably dated even within a century; its central tenets karma and dharma, to name only two - arise at particular moments in Indian history and often differ in each era, between genders, and from region to region, caste to caste; and what is shared among Hindus is overwhelmingly outnumbere... View more info

Pluralism and Democracy in India: Debating the Hindu Right

By: Wendy Doniger & Martha C. Nussbaum (Eds)

Price: $18.55

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 108838

ISBN: 0195395530

Condition: Nrw


Printed Pages: 400. View more info

Purana Perennis: Reciprocity and Transformation in Hindu and Jaina Texts

By: Wendy Doniger (ed.)

Price: $10.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sri Satguru Publications:

Seller ID: 035079

ISBN: 8170303796

Condition: New


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