Religious Education in Indonesia:An empirical study of religious education models in Islamic, Christian and Hindu affiliated schools Mohamad Yusuf
Revolutionary, philosopher, litterateur, and seer, Sri Aurobindo remains one of the brightest minds India has ever had. This book captures the evolution of his thought through excerpts from his political articles and speeches, essays, talks with and letters to disciples and public messages - presented chronologically. It includes his views on Jawaharlal Nehru and Subhas Chandra Bose; his doubts about Gandhi’s method to attain freedom and insistence on Ahimsa; and his very distinctive contribution to the nascent Nationalist Movement. Both prophetic of the challenges to come India’s way post-Independence and persuaded of her potential to overcome them, Sri Aurobindo’s vision of a new India melds the spiritual with the political. More than 60 years after his passing, Sri Aurobindo’s penetrating insights on issues such as building on India’s cultural and spiritual foundations, a national agenda for education, Hindu-Muslim coexistence and the need to distinguish reason from a blind imitation of the West continue to resonate. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Raja Sevak. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/051162/bk_adbl_051162_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Awaken the Durga Within is a handy, easy-to-follow guide to help every woman assert themselves at home and work and reclaim their life. As a woman in a patriarchal country like India, they are often held back by family or society, and even education or employment does little to help improve their status. Bringing in the lesser-known and exciting stories about goddesses from the Hindu mythology, Awaken the Durga Within puts forward practical solutions that can be implemented immediately, without compromising on values and principles. These stories will help invoke the ‘Shakti’ within every woman so as to transform their minds and transcend their limits. Identify the fears holding you back and discover a pithy, three-step process to help you take control of your life and garner respect. Make choices that are right for you and experience the rewards. Discover the true spirit of feminism wherein women are given the same rights, power and opportunities as men. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sharanya Gopinath. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/051694/bk_adbl_051694_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Selector of Souls begins with a scene that is terrifying, harrowing and yet strangely tender: we´re in the mid ranges of the Himalayas as a young woman gives birth to her third child with the help of her mother, Damini. The birth brings no joy, just a horrible accounting, and the act that follows - the huge sacrifice made by Damini out of love of her daughter - haunts the novel. In Shauna Singh Baldwin´s enthralling novel, two fascinating, strong-willed women must deal with the relentless logic forced upon them by survival: Damini, a Hindu midwife, and Anu, who flees an abusive marriage for the sanctuary of the Catholic church. When Sister Anu comes to Damini´s home village to open a clinic, their paths cross, and each are certain they are doing what´s best for women. What do health, justice, education and equality mean for women when India is marching toward prosperity, growth and becoming a nuclear power? If the baby girls and women around them are to survive, Damini and Anu must find creative ways to break with tradition and help this community change from within. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Yolande Bavan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/019719/bk_adbl_019719_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This unique London guidebook opens the doors to more than sixty of the capital´s most intriguing places, all visitable but not widely known. From museums of the unusual, places of worship, palaces of entertainment to some of the most historic and ornate shops, houses and hostelries in the city, take a trip through the capital´s hidden treasure and discover a picture of a London which is strange, gaudy, grand and inventive. Describing the history and the character of each place, the book uncovers a wealth of stories about an endlessly fascinating world city with its own unique character. This fresh edition for 2018 includes over a dozen new locations, including the Dennis Severs House, Les Ambassadeurs Casino and Sir John Soane´s Museum. Introduction Cleopatra´s Needle St Pancras Renaissance Hotel Isabella Plantation Leake Street Historical Homes Syon House Charles Dickens Museum Apsley House Eltham Palace Leighton House Two Temple Place Kew Palace and The Royal Botanical Gardens Freud´s House Kenwood House Dennis Severs House Handel & Hendrix House Drinking and Dining Beefeater Distillery Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese Bibendum L. Manze Smeathfield Meat Market The Ivy The Black Friar Berry Bros. & Rudd Palaces of Entertainment The Rivoli Ballroom Wilton´s Music Hall Normansfield Theatre Wigmore Hall Gala Bingo Club Repton Park Pool The Royal Automobile Club Les Ambassadeurs Places of Worship Westminster Cathedral London Peace Pagoda Masonic Temple at Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel St Bartholomew the Great St Mary-le-Bow Shri Sanatan Hindu Mandir Remarkable Shops LassCo Salvage L. Cornelissen & Son Lock & Co. Hatters Steinway & Sons James Smith & Sons John Lobb Ltd Education and Technology The Charterhouse Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret The Ragged School Museum London Museum of Water and Steam Royal Institution of Great Britain Rail Mail Inns of Court The Honourable Society of Lincoln´s Inn The Honourable Society of Gray´s Inn The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple The Temple Church Unusual Museums The RAF Museum Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms HMS Belfast The Monument Wimbledon Windmill Design Museum Sir John Soane´s Museum Praise for Peter Dazeley and Mark Daly´s previous book Unseen London : ´A thrilling tour behind the closed doors of the capital city´s buildings.´ Daily Telegraph ´Dazeley captures the atmosphere of each building to perfection.´ Daily Express ´Fascinating.´ Fabric magazine ´A joy´ Evening Standard
Katrell Christie was a 30-something artist turned roller-derby rebel who opened a tea shop in Atlanta. Barely two years later, her life would make a drastic change - and so would the lives of a group of girls half a world away. I chose the name of my tea shop - Dr. Bombay´s Underwater Tea Party - because it sounded whimsical. India wasn´t part of the equation. Not even remotely. I didn´t do yoga. I had no deep yearning to see the Taj Mahal or tour Hindu temples. Indian food? I could take it or leave it. Yet on a whim, Katrell did go. She witnessed the throngs at the Ganges River, toured the tea fields of Darjeeling, and helped string pearls in conservative Hyderabad. But it was in a crowded Buddhist orphanage where she crossed paths with some girls who would change the course of her life. One night we had a conversation about their futures. What did they hope to be when they grew up? They didn´t have any answers. The fear that consumed them was leaving the orphanage. What would happen on the day they were asked to gather their things and leave - to walk out the door and be all alone on the street with no one to turn to and nowhere to go? With her mind racing about their grim futures, Katrell reached the simple conclusion that she couldn´t walk away. So instead she walked forward - on a mission to help them in any small way. Once back at her shop, an idea for The Learning Tea was born. By selling tea, cupcakes, scones, and other treats, Katrell raised enough funds to provide life necessities for the girls - safe housing, uniforms, medical care, tutoring, and ultimately, a college education for each of them. To date, The Learning Tea has helped 11 young girls who once faced the bleakest of futures. Tiger Heart recounts Katrell´s riveting adventures back to India, through the chaotic streets of Mumbai, to tiny villages with roadside tea huts and hot samosas, to elephant crossings and snowcapped mountain switchbacks of the Hi 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rebecca Roberts. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/058602/bk_acx0_058602_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.