Philosophy behind human rights. 2.
Women's human rights. 3.
Typical female rights. 4.
Historical backdrop of women's rights. 5.
Women's emancipation and stratification. 6.
Movement for women's liberation. 7.
No discrimination against women. 8.
Women's right of information. 9.
Universal conventions on women's rights. Bibliography.
Index. "For centuries women is denied for their basic human rights like right to vote, right to work, freedom of speech and thought and faces sexual abuse in the society.
They not even allowed to choose when and whom to marry, what should they wear and how many children they should have and when. The United Nations universal declaration of human rights proclaims that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights".
But at present also these rights are not practiced thoroughly and adopted in our society due to illiteracy, rituals, customs and sometimes lack of desire to implement. Moreover the current rights(less)
Religions and Ideologies: Hinduism, Christianity and Islam: 1. A scientist looks at Hinduism.
2. Faith and freedom.
3. Faith and politics.
4. Science on prophets and revelation.
II. Historical Themes: Correcting Distortions: 5.
Indus script and the myth of the Aryan invasion. 6.
Vedic Dravidians. 7.
The meaning of Ayodhya. 8.
From Somnath to Haj. 9.
Dead sea scrolls shatter the Christian myth. 10.
The real Mother Teresa. III.
The National Scene: Conflicts and Values: 11. A country at odds with itself.
12. More education, less politics.
13. The historic role of caste.
IV. The Kshatriya Spirit : Recovering Cultural Nationalism: 14.
Sri Aurobindo on the Kshatriya spirit. 15.
Needed : a new national vision emphasizing heroic virtues. 16.
Contrasting visions: Mahatma Gandhi and Sri Aurobindo. Selected bibliogrphy.
Index. "A feature of the current Indian intellectual scene that strikes an outside observer (as I consider myself) is its excessive inhibition.
Early Hinduism. 3.
Important symbolism and themes in Hinduism. 4.
Popular systems of Hindu religious thought. 5.
The Hindu mythology. 6.
Sacred places of Hindus. 7.
Hindu art and architecture. 8.
The Real Hindu Art. 9.
Hindu ethics. Bibliography.
Index. "Hinduism originates from the ancient Vedic tradition and other indigenous beliefs, incorporated over time.
Due to its diversity Hinduism can only be defined in terms of peoples and places. It is possible to find Hindu groups whose beliefs have nothing in common and it is impossible to identify any universal belief of practice.
Prominent themes in Hinduism include Dharma (ethics and duties), Samsara (The continuing cycle of birth, life, death and rebirth), Karma (action and subsequent reaction), and Moksha (liberation from the cycle of Samsara). Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism share traits with Hinduism, because these religions originated in India and focus on self-improvement with the general aim of attaining personal(less)
Upto c. 800 CE: 1.
The early Buddhist phase. 2.
Rock-cut architecture and the beginning of the structural temple. 3.
Experiments in divergent forms of temple superstructure in the Deccan: Early Western Chalukyas. 4.
Beginnings of the Dravidian temple in South India : the Pallavas. II.
Post c. 800 CE : the Karnata-Dravida order: 5.
Tamilnad: the Cholas. 6.
Karnataka: the later Chalukyas. 7.
Karnataka the Hoysalas. 8.
Karnataka Vijayanagara. III.
The Gurjara-Maru and Bhumija order: 9. Western India: Gujarat.
10. Western India: Rajasthan.
IV. The North Indian style: 11.
Temples of Central India. 12.
Architecture of the Himalayan States: Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal. V.
Eastern India: 13. The Phamsana order in Orissa.
Glossary and Bibliography. "The present book deals with the evolution of divergent architectural styles in the long tradition of Buddhist, Hindu and Jain temples.
As such it is not a comprehensive history of architecture with pretensions to any(less)
It discusses material from classical Hindu texts relating to the themes of the divine realm such a brahman, devi, ishvara, trimurti, and so on, as well as of the mundane realm, such as jiva, samsara, karma, dharma, and so on. It also covers the concepts which link the two realms, such as those of maya, and the overcoming of it through yoga, to attain moksha.
Some selections also throw light on what classical Hinduism has to say about the human being as a social being, through such concepts as varna, ashrama, and the purusharthas(less)
I. Literary genres, architectural forms, and identities : 1.
Alternate structures of authority: Satya Pir on the frontiers of Bengal/Tony K. Stewart.
2. Beyond Turk and Hindu: crossing the boundaries in Indo-Muslim romance/Christopher Shackle.
3. Religious vocabulary and regional identity: a study of the Tamil Cirappuranam/Vasudha Narayanan.
4. Admiring the works of the ancients: the Ellora temples as viewed by Indo-Muslim authors/Carl W.
Mapping Hindu-Muslim identities through the architecture of Shahjahanabad and Jaipur/Catherine B. Asher.
II. Sufism, biographies, and religious dissent : 6.
Indo-Persian Tazkiras as memorative communications/Marcia K. Hermansen and Bruce B.
The "Naqshbandi Reaction" reconsidered/David W. Damrel.
8. Real men and false men at the court of Akbar: the Majalis of Shaykh Mustafa Gujarati/Derryl N.
The state, patronage, and political order : 9. Shari’a and governance in the Indo-Islamic context/Muzaffar Alam.
10. Temple desecration and Indo-Muslim states/Richard M.
1. The world of sense perception.
2. The eternal soul.
3. Hindu concept of God almighty.
4. Void the ultimate reality.
5. Human brain as a self actuated computer.
6. Brain, mind, consciousness, psyche part I.
7. Brain, mind, consciousness, psyche Part II.
8. Human psyche general considerations.
9. Citta Vrtti scanning the bands of consciousness.
10. The Hindu psyche Part I.
11. The Hindu psyche Part II.
12. The three attributes of Hindu faith.
13. The four varnas of Hindu faith.
14. Devotion or discrimination?.
15. Mental regression: memories of current and previous births.
16. Developing and developed people.
17. New atma or used atma: the exploding human population.
18. Hindu faith in the occult.
19. Hindu concept of time.
20. Dharm-arth: Hindu concept of law and justice.
"The psyche of an average Hindu, one who is lives in the rural country, and who is religiously Orthodox,(less)
1. The evolution of time.
2. The fourth dimension.
3. Rationale of astrology.
4. The astrological control.
5. Approaching the third approximation.
6. The Indian chronology.
7. Mundane astrology.
9. Movements of the moon.
10. Movements of mars and Mercury.
11. Jupiterain movements.
12. Venus in marriage.
13. The planet Saturn in astrology.
14. Varahamihira and Viking on mars.
15. Is Ayanamsha revolutionary? 16.
Astrology and national crisis. 17.
Planets and self generating economy. 18.
Relativity theory and judicial astrology. 19.
The Hindu Calendar. 20.
Astrological basis of economic planning. 21.
Planets and environment. 22.
Geological aspects of the Brhatasmhita. 23.
Some astrological aspects of Vastu. 24.
Importance of Vastu in Mundane astrology. 25.
Astrological indication for ground water. 26.
Astrology and gems. 27.
Planets and sound vibrations. 28.
Operation Hiroshima. 29.
The Vedic river Sarasvati. 30.
The Solar control of mountain formation. 31.
; Geological veracity of Cheiro’s earthquake prediction(less)
1. Religion in General.
2. The Vedic Religion: Introductory.
3. The Vedic Religion and Varna (Caste) Dharma.
4. The Sastras (Scriptures) and Modern life.
5. The Vedas.
6. Nyaya (Science of Reasoning).
7. Puranas (Traditional Stories).
8. Dharmasastra (Scripture on Code of Conduct).
9. The Forty Samskaras (Actions that Purify).
10. Brahmacaryasrama (Student-Bachelorhood).
12. Gruhasth-asrama (Householder Stage of Life).
13. Varna (Caste) Dharma for Universal Well-Being.
14. From Action to the Actionless State.
15. Dharmas common to All.
16. The State and Religion.
“His Holiness the 68th Jagadguru of Kanchi died in 1994 at the age of 100. He was one of the most beloved and honored spiritual figures of the twentieth century.
This book has the distinction of introduction to Hinduism in today's world. The discourses in this book cover all three categories of teaching: prayer and virtue; an explanation of Hindu metaphysical Truth;(less)
Age of fear. 2.
Who is a terrorist? Culture, fear and the roots of terror: 3. Clash of civilisations? no, of national interests and principles.
4. Hatred, harmony and the causes of terror.
5. The fear of Islam.
6. Terror in Southeast Asia: local or global? 7.
Pakistan: riding the terrorist tiger. 8.
South Asia: the many faces of terror. 9.
Palestinians a 'terrorists'. America's fears and the fear of America: 10.
Unipolar world, unilateral hegemon. 11.
Dubya's dangerous, divisive doctrine. 12.
Why a Second Gulf War is not in Asia's interest. 13.
The war in Iraq: morality or the national interest? 14. Fear, power and empire.
15. Coalition of the willing or coalition of the coaxed and coerced? 16.
Debating and Gulf War. 17.
How will Mr. Bush run the world? 18.
Coping with American power. Politics and principles in the age of fear: 19.
Terrorism and democracy. 20.
There have been many later works from Indian Christian scholars emphasising the possible contributions of one or other school of Indian philosophy to Christian thought. Whereas the merit of these two pioneering works was that they provide a Christian response to all the six systems of Hindu philosophy together comprehensively.
For the later Indian Christian scholars to follow inclusivism or pluralism or pluralistic inclusivism in Theology of Religions, somebody had to start at the(less)
1. Unique Navigator of technique Katherine Mansfield/K.
Usha Sharma. 2.
Psychological reconciliation with reality: Bessie head's a question of power/N. Lakshmi.
3. Tehmina Durrani's blasphemy from a multiple perspective/K.
A woman of power of Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities/R. Vithya Prabha.
5. The unheard suffering of the Bush women and inequality between the sexes from the study of Barbara Baynton's works/P.
The feminist movement and Virginia Woolf/Behzad Pourgharib. 7.
Voice of woman consciousness in Buchi Emecheta's 'Kehinde'/S.S.
Speak, Speak, Speak, Speak! How long will you endure it is silence? a reflection on Mahaswetha Devi's mother of 1084/S. Prasanna Sree.
9. Silent suffering and unheard agony of women in the works of Shashi Deshpande/J.
Padma Kumari. 10.
The song of Mary Turner in Doris Lessing's--the grass is singing/N. Jaya Rao.
11. Women consciousness/D.
Desperate rebellion vs. oppression: a study of Jelinek's The Piano(less)
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