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Wisdom of the East Buddhist Psalms: Translated from the Japanese By Shinran Shonin
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It is a singular fact that though many of the earlier Buddhist Scriptures have been translated by competent scholars, comparatively little attention has been paid to later Buddhist devotional... More > writings, and this although the developments of Buddhism in China and Japan give them the deepest interest as reflecting the spiritual mind of those two great countries. They cannot, however, be understood without some knowledge of the faith which passed so entirely into their life that in its growth it lost some of its own infant traits and took on others, rooted, no doubt, in the beginnings in India, but expanded and changed as the features of the child may be forgotten in the face of the man and yet perpetuate the unbroken succession of heredity. Whatever centuries may pass or the future hold in store for her, Japan can never lose the stamp of Buddhism in her outer or her spiritual life.< Less
Wisdom of the East Buddhist Psalms: Translated from the Japanese By Shinran Shonin
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It is a singular fact that though many of the earlier Buddhist Scriptures have been translated by competent scholars, comparatively little attention has been paid to later Buddhist devotional... More > writings, and this although the developments of Buddhism in China and Japan give them the deepest interest as reflecting the spiritual mind of those two great countries. They cannot, however, be understood without some knowledge of the faith which passed so entirely into their life that in its growth it lost some of its own infant traits and took on others, rooted, no doubt, in the beginnings in India, but expanded and changed as the features of the child may be forgotten in the face of the man and yet perpetuate the unbroken succession of heredity. Whatever centuries may pass or the future hold in store for her, Japan can never lose the stamp of Buddhism in her outer or her spiritual life.< Less
Wisdom of the East Buddhist Psalms: Translated from the Japanese By Shinran Shonin
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It is a singular fact that though many of the earlier Buddhist Scriptures have been translated by competent scholars, comparatively little attention has been paid to later Buddhist devotional... More > writings, and this although the developments of Buddhism in China and Japan give them the deepest interest as reflecting the spiritual mind of those two great countries. They cannot, however, be understood without some knowledge of the faith which passed so entirely into their life that in its growth it lost some of its own infant traits and took on others, rooted, no doubt, in the beginnings in India, but expanded and changed as the features of the child may be forgotten in the face of the man and yet perpetuate the unbroken succession of heredity. Whatever centuries may pass or the future hold in store for her, Japan can never lose the stamp of Buddhism in her outer or her spiritual life.< Less
Indiaman Annual 41-42 Genealogical Register & India Tours By The Indiaman Magazine
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The Indiaman Magazine Bound Volume No.11. Containing issues 41,42, the Genealogical Register and details of The Indiaman Magazine's luxury 16 day guided tours to India. The Indiaman Magazine, the... More > only genealogical and history magazine in the world about the British in India and Southern Asia from 1600 to the 20th century.< Less
A Description of the Coasts of East Africa and Malabar In the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century By Duarte Barbosa
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A Description of the Coasts of East Africa and Malabar In the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century by Duarte Barbosa; Translated by Henry E. J. Stanley. This 1866 volume contains an English... More > translation of a Spanish manuscript version of a document originally written in Portuguese about 1514. Having passed the Cape of Good Hope in a north-easterly direction, at Cape San Sebastian, there are very fair mountain lands, and fields, and valleys, in which there are many cows and sheep, and other wild animals; it is a country inhabited by people who are black and naked. They only wear skins with the fur of deer, or other wild animals, like some cloaks in the French fashion, of which people the Portuguese, up to the present time, have not been able to obtain information, nor to become acquainted with what there is in the interior of the country. They have no navigation, neither do they make use of the sea, neither have the Moors of Arabia and Persia, or the Indies, ever navigated as far as this.< Less
India’s Foreign Policy in the 21st Century: Continuity and Change By Dr. Shailendra Deolankar
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The book is divided into six sections. The first section begins with an overview of the Indian Foreign Policy. The rest of the sections have been classified region wise with respect to the Indian... More > Foreign Policy. The second section focuses on India's policy towards its immediate neighborhood and presents the historical context of these relationships. The third and the fourth sections include India's extended neighborhood i.e. East Asia and West Asia. The fifth section illustrates the trajectory of relations between India and the superpowers that command heavy influence in world politics. In the last section, the discussion is extended to India's role in the international organizations that have increasingly become important today.< Less
A Handbook on Marine Algae of Gulf of Mannar Region in Tamil Nadu, India By Dr. K. Murugaiyan and Dr. P. Anantharaman
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Marine algae popularly known as seaweeds form one of the commercially important marine living renewable resources. They are primitive group of plants without true root, stem and leaves and belong to... More > Thallophyta of Plant Kingdom. They grew in the intertidal, shallow and deep waters of the sea, estuaries and backwards. Based on their morphological and anatomical characters, marine algae are classified into four groups green, brown, red and blue-green algae. About 896 species of marine algae have been recorded from the east and west coast of India, Lakshadweep and Andaman Nicobar Islands.< Less
Jihadist Threat To India: The Case For Islamic Reformation By An Indian Muslim By Tufail Ahmad
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Tufail Ahmad is a journalist and commentator on jihadist movements of South Asia. As the support to ISIS is growing among Indian Muslims, his book comes as a basic text to understanding Islamic... More > radicalisation. The book is a collection of Ahmad's research papers and newspaper columns. It offers a profound understanding of jihadist organisations based in Pakistan and how the Pakistani state's support to them undermines peace in Afghanistan and India. The reader comes to grasp that the Arab Spring failed because of the absence of an infrastructure of liberal ideas, which means that jihadist organisations like ISIS find a ready audience in countries from India to the Middle East thanks to the presence of an infrastructure of ideas supportive of everyday Islamism. While this book is relevant for military and intelligence analysts, Ahmad's columns posit the idea that Indian democracy has emerged as the best living space for Muslims.< Less
Seeing Spiritual India: A Guide to Temples, Holy Sites, Festivals and Traditions By Stephen Knapp
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This book will certainly help you find your way around India’s and Nepal's mysterious traditions, and the historical and spiritual significance of the major holy places, temples, and festivals... More > that this region has to offer. This book divides the country into East, Central, South, North, West, the Far Northeast, and Nepal, and describes the best itineraries to take to see the most of each area. It provides descriptions of the temples and the architecture, and what you will see at each place, and the significance and traditions connected with each site, the historical legends, and the spiritual benefits a person acquires by visiting each location, for not only Hindus, but also holy places of Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains, Parsis, and Muslims. Includes packing list suggestions and how to prepare for your trip. This book goes beyond the usual descriptions of the typical tourist attractions and opens up the spiritual venue waiting to be revealed for a far deeper experience.< Less
Contemporary International Politics - 14 (2015) Focus: India & South Asia By Dr. Abdul Ruff
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This book ' Contemporary International Politics’ is a volume of series of books on international relations. The book contains most articles on contemporary world affairs published in... More > intentional portals in January-march 2014 dealing with current issues. The book for the sake of easy comprehension has been divided into 3 chapters. The first chapter deals with most important players of international politics, viz., United States of America or USA, Europe, Russia and China. The second chapter has articles on issues in Middle East, especially revolving around the problems of Palestine state formation. Political and social developments in South Asia form the subject of the third chapter. India and South Asia focus The book provides a new insight into the problems of the world with a novel and hitherto unseen ideological orientation.< Less

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