Hindu Music from various Authors: Sourindro Mohun Tagore
Hindu music from various authors: Sourindro Mohun Tagore
The Hindu Book of Astrology is a book by Indian writer and astrologist Bhakti Seva. The best-seller book was published in The New York Magazine of Mysteries. In this book, the author introduces the listener to the world of astrology, what the signs mean, and how one can tap into this knowledge to find out more about oneself and how to better succeed in life. The Hindu Book of Astrology is divided into 12 main sections, one for each Zodiac sign. In the book, the author goes on to describe all the signs of the Zodiac based on many years of studying the solar system by the Indian astrologers. By studying the heavens, these scholars have managed to find a link between planets and people who are born on the date and time associated with each of them. The author believes that all people born under a certain sign will have natural tendencies, certain skills, and a specific course in life. By tapping into this knowledge, one can acquire the wisdom needed to make use of the planetary powers that influence the lives of all people. Not only is this book meant to share the astrologic knowledge accumulated by the Indian scholars throughout the centuries, but it is also meant to teach people how to make the most out of their unique inherent nature. With this book, the listener will also be able to know who the benefic devas or angels are for their specific sign, learn how to get their aid while also acknowledging the power of will that will increase the chances of success. Learn about the 12 signs of the Zodiac and the planetary forces that affect you by listening to The Hindu Book of Astrology by Bhakti Seva.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Matt Montanez. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/arpb/000019/bk_arpb_000019_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Shiva, ´the destroyer´ among the Hindu trinity (of gods), is depicted in many contradictory manners. He is an ascetic who wears animal skin, his body smeared with ashes. Contradictory to his wild nature, he is also depicted as having a family, with a beautiful wife and two children. There are many more such varied representations of Shiva, the most prominent of these being the Linga and the Nataraja. The author, Devdutt Pattanaik, introduces listeners to these varied aspects and representations, and then sets about interpreting them. He explains the different anomalies and conflicts in beliefs, as well as the symbolism, rituals and reasons behind Hindu worship. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sagar Arya. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/029341/bk_adbl_029341_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Rarely in a lifetime does a new spiritual classic appear that has the power to change people´s lives and transform future generations. This is such a book. The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita: Explained by Paramhansa Yogananda shares the profound insights of Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi, as remembered by one of his few remaining direct disciples, Swami Kriyananda. This revelation of India´s best-loved scripture approaches it from an entirely fresh perspective, showing its deep allegorical meaning as well as its down-to-earth practicality. The themes presented are universal: how to achieve victory in life in union with the divine; how to prepare for life´s ´´final exam´´, death, and what happens afterward; and how to triumph over all pain and suffering. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Swami Kriyananda. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/clar/000011/bk_clar_000011_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
What happens to the essence of who we are when our bodies no longer function? Join author Sihir Rajan for a fascinating and thought provoking look at what modern science and investigation now tell us about ourselves and how current research is shedding new light on the reality of what religions around the world have professed for centuries.... ´´Death is only the beginning!´´ This in-depth program is a must-have for both the intellectual and spiritual minded alike. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steve Williams. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/053466/bk_acx0_053466_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
For centuries, a hidden current has run through the world´s wisdom traditions, a dark, positive, feminine energy represented by such striking symbols as the Tibetan Buddhist Tara, the Catholic Black Madonna, and the Hindu Kali. Now award-winning author and researcher China Galland escorts you on a spiritual pilgrimage in search of these inspiring figures. From India to South America to medieval Europe, you´ll encounter the world´s most powerful manifestations of ´´fierce compassion´´ - the feminine force that emerges when we harness our anger and transform it into spiritual awareness - and learn how to awaken this power within yourself. 1. Language: English. Narrator: China Galland. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/true/000129/sp_true_000129_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this lucid and enlightening account, Nityananda Misra takes the reader on a whirlwind journey through the modern Kumbha Mela, the largest pilgrimage and the biggest festival in the world attended by crores of people. The book details the origin and symbolism of the Kumbha Mela, its dates and venues, and its awe-inspiring organization that has been called a wonder of modern-day management. It provides a personal close-up view of the visitors at the largest human gathering on earth-the sadhus, the kalpavasi s, the tirthayatri s, and members of new-age Hindu movements. The author sheds considerable light on the cultural aspects (literature, arts, and music) of the Kumbha and argues how the mela is perhaps the most diverse and inclusive human gathering and how the tradition is immortal, as if made so by the nectar of immortality which is believed to have spilled on the sites of the Kumbha Mela. Throughout the book, the author shows how diverse participants come and work together at the Kumbha Mela following the spirit of samgacchadhvam (´´come together´´)-a spirit that permeates the mela in his view. The author captures his personal experience too in Prayaga, Nashik, and Ujjain, leaving an anecdotal touch to the narrative. The final chapter presents an overview of the upcoming Ardha Kumbha Mela in Prayaga in 2019.