A Contemporary Reader
Swami Vivekananda (1863–1902) popularised Vedanta in the West and reformed Hinduism in India. He also inspired the mass movement that made India a modern nation. In showcasing his life and work, this Reader balances the two main aspects of his life: the religious and the secular, the spiritual and...
Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge India
Bio-medicine and Alternative Therapeutics
By facilitating a dialogue between bio-medicine and alternative therapeutics, especially Ayurveda, this book explores different perspectives on healing, uncovering how the dominant system of healthcare in today’s world relates to traditional healing practices. The volume takes into account the...
Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge India
Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series
Who is responsible for the Mahatma’s death? Just one single, but determined, fanatic, the whole ideology of Hindu nationalism, the ruling Congress-led government whichfailed to protect him, or a vast majority of Indians and their descendants who considered Gandhi irrelevant? Such questions...
Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge