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Oriental religions books

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Biography of a Yogi Yogananda and the Birth of Modern Yoga by Anya P. (Lecturer in Religious Studies, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo) Foxen Biography of a Yogi Yogananda and the Birth of Modern Yoga
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With over four million copies in print, Parmahansa Yogananda's autobiography has been translated into thirty-three languages, and it still serves as a gateway into yoga and alternative spirituality for countless North American practitioners. This book examines Yogananda's life and work...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

China's Green Religion Daoism and the Quest for a Sustainable Future by James Miller China's Green Religion Daoism and the Quest for a Sustainable Future

In China's Green Religion, James Miller shows how Daoism orients individuals toward a holistic understanding of religion and nature. Explicitly connecting human flourishing to the thriving of nature, Daoism fosters a green subjectivity and agency that transforms what it means...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/06/2017

Ancestor Worship & Japanese Law by Hozumi Ancestor Worship & Japanese Law

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2016

Religious Revival and Chinese Ethnic Minorities The Bai People of Southwest China by Liang Yongjia Religious Revival and Chinese Ethnic Minorities The Bai People of Southwest China

China has a large number of indigenous ethnic minorities, some of which have large populations. Many of these minorities have animist, local religions, which are closely bound up with their ethnic culture. The revival of religion generally in China in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2016

Todos Santos in Rural Tlaxcala A Syncretic, Expressive, and Symbolic Analysis of the Cult of the Dead by Hugo Gino Nutini Todos Santos in Rural Tlaxcala A Syncretic, Expressive, and Symbolic Analysis of the Cult of the Dead

The cult of the dead, centered on Todos Santos, the All Saints Day-All Souls Day celebration, is one of the most important aspects of Mesoamerican Indian and mestizo religion. Focusing on rural Tlaxcala, in Mexico, Hugo Nutini presents a thorough...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2016

Media and New Religions in Japan Japanese Religion and Culture by Erica Baffelli Media and New Religions in Japan Japanese Religion and Culture

Japanese new religions (shinshukyo) have used various media forms for training, communicating with members, presenting their messages, reinforcing or protecting the image of the leader, and, potentially, attracting converts. In this book the complex and dual relationship between media and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/02/2016

Introducing Japanese Religion by Robert Ellwood Introducing Japanese Religion

Now in its Second Edition, Introducing Japanese Religion is the ideal resource for undergraduate students. This edition features new material on folk and popular religion, including shamanism, festivals, and practices surrounding death and funerals. Robert Ellwood also updates the text...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/02/2016

Introducing Japanese Religion by Robert Ellwood Introducing Japanese Religion

Now in its Second Edition, Introducing Japanese Religion is the ideal resource for undergraduate students. This edition features new material on folk and popular religion, including shamanism, festivals, and practices surrounding death and funerals. Robert Ellwood also updates the text...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/02/2016

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Japanese New Religions in the West by Peter B. Clarke, Jeffrey Somers Japanese New Religions in the West
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An excellent and very timely update on an area seeing many recent developments.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/12/2015

Dictionnaire de la Pensee chinoise traditionnelle by Encyclopaedia Universalis Dictionnaire de la Pensee chinoise traditionnelle

Alors que la Chine est devenue un acteur economique majeur et prend place au premier rang des grandes puissances mondiales, ce Dictionnaire de la Pensee chinoise traditionnelle publie par Encyclopaedia Universalis explore les fondations de la civilisation millenaire sur laquelle...
Format: eBook - Released: 27/10/2015

Real and Imagined by Heather Blair Real and Imagined

During the Heian period, the sacred mountain Kinpusen came to cultural prominence as a pilgrimage site for the most powerful men in Japan, but these journeys also had political implications. Using a myriad of sources, Heather Blair sheds new light...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2015

Japanese New Religions in Global Perspective by Peter B. Clarke Japanese New Religions in Global Perspective

Since the 1960s virtually every part of the world has seen the arrival and establishment of Japanese new religious movements, a process that has followed quickly on the heels of the most active period of Japanese economic expansion overseas. This...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/05/2015

The Oracles of the Three Shrines Windows on Japanese Religion by Brian Bocking The Oracles of the Three Shrines Windows on Japanese Religion

This is a richly-illustrated study of 'The Oracles of the Three Shrines', the name given to a hanging scroll depicting three important Japanese shrine-deities and their respective oracle texts. The scroll has evolved continuously in Japan for 600 years, so...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/03/2015

Teaching the I Ching (Book of Changes) by Geoffrey (Member, Columbia University Early China Seminar; President, Center for Health Research, Inc.) Redmond, Tze-Ki (P Hon Teaching the I Ching (Book of Changes)
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Teaching the I Ching (Book of Changes) is a comprehensive and authoritative source for understanding the 3,000 year old Book of Changes, arguably the most influential Chinese classical text. It provides up-to-date coverage of key aspects, including bronze age origins,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2014

Todos Santos in Rural Tlaxcala A Syncretic, Expressive, and Symbolic Analysis of the Cult of the Dead by Hugo Gino Nutini Todos Santos in Rural Tlaxcala A Syncretic, Expressive, and Symbolic Analysis of the Cult of the Dead

The cult of the dead, centered on Todos Santos, the All Saints Day-All Souls Day celebration, is one of the most important aspects of Mesoamerican Indian and mestizo religion. Focusing on rural Tlaxcala, in Mexico, Hugo Nutini presents a thorough...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2014

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