The Awakening of India

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Author: James Ramsay Macdonald

Publisher: Sagwan Press

ISBN: 9781376667721

Category: History

Page: 328

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The Awakening of India (Classic Reprint)

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Author: Dewitt Mackenzie

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780267124046

Category: History

Page: 132

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Excerpt from The Awakening of India During a recent extensive tour of India in pursuit of my duties as an American newspaperman, I was accorded a large number of interviews by eminent authorities, on important subjects relating to the In dian Empire. At that time it had not occurred to me to make use of these statements in any other way than originally intended, namely, to tell the people of the United States through the press something of present conditions in India. Upon my return to Eng land, however, it was urged upon me that these inter views should be collected into book form, especially in View of the great change wrought in India by the war. Accordingly I have prepared this volume, selecting such interviews as appear best to show the general situation, and adding to them certain facts collected during my visit. Controversial subjects necessarily have been dealt with, but I wish to state emphatically that the book is intended in no way as a criticism of the Government of India or of the Princes and people of the Indian Empire. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Awakening of India

Forty Years Among the Telugus

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Author: William Arthur Stanton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781258337902

Category:

Page: 252

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Das Erwachen

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Author: Kate Chopin

Publisher: edition fünf

ISBN: 3942374765

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 216

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Sommerfrische am Meer, Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts: Mit 28 Jahren ist Edna Pontellier längst Ehefrau und Mutter. Ihre Ehe scheint harmonisch, das Leben geordnet. Doch dann leistet ihr der aufmerksame Robert Gesellschaft, und Edna verliebt sich. Als die beiden ihre Gefühle füreinander entdecken, flieht der junge Mann erschrocken auf eine Geschäftsreise. Edna wartet vergeblich auf Post. Alleingelassen kehrt sie in die Stadt zurück und lässt alle gesellschaftlichen Konventionen hinter sich — mit fatalen Folgen ...

Gandhi on Non-violence

Selected Texts from Mohandas K. Gandhi's Non-violence in Peace and War

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Author: Mahatma Gandhi,Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Publisher: New Directions Publishing

ISBN: 9780811200974

Category: Philosophy

Page: 82

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Gandhi's writings on non-violence are reproduced and placed within historical and intellectual contexts

The Awakening of Muslim Democracy

Religion, Modernity, and the State

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Author: Jocelyne Cesari

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107513294

Category: Political Science

Page: N.A

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Why and how did Islam become such a political force in so many Muslim-majority countries? In this book, Jocelyne Cesari investigates the relationship between modernization, politics, and Islam in Muslim-majority countries such as Egypt, Iraq, Pakistan, Tunisia, and Turkey - countries that were founded by secular rulers and have since undergone secularized politics. Cesari argues that nation-building processes in these states have not created liberal democracies in the Western mold, but have instead spurred the politicization of Islam by turning it into a modern national ideology. Looking closely at examples of Islamic dominance in political modernization, this study provides a unique overview of the historical and political developments from the end of World War II to the Arab Spring that have made Islam the dominant force in the construction of the modern states, and discusses Islam's impact on emerging democracies in the contemporary Middle East.

The Awakening of Intelligence

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Author: J Krishnamurti

Publisher: Penguin Books India

ISBN: 9780140296495

Category: Philosophy

Page: 538

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This Comprehensive Record Of J. Krishnamurti S Teaching Is An Excellent, Wide-Ranging Introduction To The Great Philosopher S Thought. Krishnamurti Discusses Themes Such As Conflict, Fear, Violence, Religious Experience, Self-Knowledge And Intelligence, And Examines Specific Issues Such As The Role Of The Teacher And Tradition, The Need For Awareness Of Cosmic Consciousness , And The Problem Of Good And Evil.

The Awakening of Faith

The Classic Exposition of Mahayana Buddhism

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Author: Asvaghosa

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486148777

Category: Philosophy

Page: 176

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DIVComprehensive and coherent guide to a complex system of Buddhism discusses the essentials: transcending the finite state, practices and techniques to awaken and extend faith, and Buddha-matrix teachings. /div

The Awakening of Faith of Ashvagosha (Annotated Edition)

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Author: Timothy Richard

Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag

ISBN: 3849622061

Category:

Page: 79

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This is the extended and annotated edition including * an extensive annotation of more than 10.000 words about the history and basics of Buddhism, written by Thomas William Rhys Davids Dr. Timothy Richard finds in the Mahayana School of Buddhism, as represented especially in " The Awakening of Faith " of Ashvagosha, simply an Asiatic form of the Gospel, not to be feared as a foe, but to be greeted as a friend. Contents: Opening Hymn 1. Reasons For Writing The Book 2: The Fundamental Doctrine Of The Mahayana Faith 3: Expositions Of The Mahayana Faith 4: The Practice Of The Mahayana Faith 5: The Advantages Of The Practice Of The Mahayana Faith The Great Physician's Twelve Desires (Vows) The Creed Of Half Asia

Das Erwachen der Señorita Prim

Roman

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Author: Natalia Sanmartín Fenollera

Publisher: Piper Verlag

ISBN: 3492965156

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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Angelockt durch eine ungewöhnliche Stellenanzeige kommt Prudencia Prim, eine unabhängige, gebildete, moderne und mit zahlreichen Titeln versehene junge Frau in San Ireneo de Arnois an, um dort »einem höflichen Mann und seinen Büchern als Bibliothekarin zu Seite zu stehen«. Zwar hat Prudencia Prim, die Bücher liebt und selbst auf der Flucht ist vor dem Getöse der Welt, das gute Gefühl, dass dies der Tag ist, auf den sie ihr Leben lang gewartet hat. Doch wie nachhaltig sich ihr Leben verändern wird, weiß sie nicht. Denn in San Ireneo ist nichts, wie es scheint ... Das Erwachen der Señorita Prim erzählt die wundersame Geschichte eines kleinen Dorfes, das der modernen Welt den Rücken gekehrt hat und wieder zu den essentiellen Dingen zurückgekehrt ist. Ein außergewöhnlicher Roman, eine ganz bezaubernde und kluge Geschichte über Zeit und alte Werte, Literatur, Freundschaft und vor allem Liebe.

Einbruch in die Freiheit

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Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti

Publisher: Lotos

ISBN: 3641208017

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 176

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„Mein einziges Interesse besteht darin, den Menschen absolut, unbedingt frei zu machen.“ (Krishnamurti) Das Werk des großen indischen Meisters, das unter seinen vielen Werken die größte Verbreitung fand und die nachhaltigste Wirkung erzielte. In keinem seiner Werke wird Krishamurtis Wunsch, den Menschen zu innerer Freiheit zu verhelfen, so deutlich wie in diesem Buch. Wirkliche Freiheit bedeutet, jeden Tag als etwas Neues, Unbekanntes und Vollkommenes zu erleben. So ist der direkte Weg in die Freiheit immer auch der Weg ins Leben.

Women in Modern India

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Author: Geraldine Forbes,Geraldine Hancock Forbes

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521653770

Category: History

Page: 290

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Through their own accounts, the author traces the history of Indian women from the nineteenth century under colonial rule to the twentieth century after Independence.

Social Background Of Indian Nationalism (6Th-Edn)

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Author: A.R. Desai

Publisher: Popular Prakashan

ISBN: 9788171546671

Category: India

Page: 437

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It Presents A Comprehensive Study Of The Transformation Of Indian Society, Through A Century And Half-Upto The Commencement Of Second World War, And The Resultant Rise Of Indian Nationalism. It Gives A Historical, Synthectic And Systematic Account Of The Genesis Of Indian Nationalism.

The Awakening of Intelligence: toward a new Psychology of Being

Eastern psychologies in the direction of new Transpersonal Theories

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Author: Diego Pignatelli Spinazzola Foreword by Stanley Krippner

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1450232140

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 256

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Using a creative and poetic modality, Diego Pignatelli explores myth, religion, science and spirituality—the “liminal” territories of modern psychology. He introduces us toTranspersonal Psychology, Grof’s holotropic paradigm and perinatal dynamics, mythology, oriental and Indian psychology, as well as Jungian, and depth psychology. Pignatelli also discusses the fields of parapsychology, shamanism, thanatology, Near Death Experiences (NDE), Out of Body Experiences (OBEs - astral travels occur during non-ordinary states of consciousness and travels to parallel universes through the Star Gates or “portals” of other mythological dimensions). He also teaches us about Kundalini awakening, mandala cosmology, altered/nonordinary states of consciousness (NOSC), psychedelic therapy and the implications of the new emerging paradigm whose holonomic theory and multidimensional psyche are currently explored by modern consciousness research.