366 Readings from Hinduism

Robert Van De Weyer, Jaico, 2003, pbk , x, 374 p, ills, ISBN : 8179920704, $11.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

366 Readings from Hinduism/Robert Van de Weyer

Contents: Series introduction. Introduction. 1. The Vedas. 2. The Upanishads. 3. The Bhagavad Gita. 4. The Yoga of knowledge and action. 5. The Yoga of devotion. 6. Sikhism. Bibliography. Index of writers.

"Hinduism means incorporating all forms of belief and worship without necessitating the selection or elimination of any. This book incorporates literature from ancient sacred text of India considered as the Kernel of Hinduism.

"Jaico’s 366 readings series is the first comprehensive collection of the spiritual literature of the whole world presented in accessible form. It is aimed at people who wish to broaden their spiritual outlook, and also at the much larger group who have little or no attachment to a religious community, but seek spiritual wisdom.

"Each volume in the series contains major writings of one of the world’s spiritual traditions, presented in the form of an annual cycle of daily readings.

"366 Readings from Hinduism includes:

The Vedas, the ancient hymns which form the basis of Hindu spirituality.
The Upanishads, the collection of meditations and stories embodying Hindu thought.
The Bhagavad Gita, the sayings of Krishna which embrace all spiritual life.
The original instructions in the practice of Yoga, and its underlying philosophy.
The devotional poems and meditations of the Indian mystics and the Sikhs."

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