This is especially written for those who want an easy reference and introduction to the Vedic Hindu philosophy and tradition. This provides a concise overview and quick guide of the major principles found within Vedic culture. It answers the most common questions people have about Vedic customs and its Dharmic teachings. It also offers a good grasp of the essential values and ideology of the Vedic path while keeping it simple to understand.
This book also serves as an introduction to deeper reading that a person may like to do in considering the more elaborate explanations of the Vedic/Hindu philosophy. And as an introduction or a companion to other books by Stephen Knapp, such as The Secret Teachings of the Vedas: The Eastern Answers to the Mysteries of Life, which is a good in-depth analysis and exposition of the Vedic spirituality and philosophy, and The Heart of Hinduism: The Eastern Path to Freedom, Empowerment and Illumination, which is a complete course in itself for learning exactly what Hinduism and Vedic culture teaches. Descriptions of these and other books are provided in the back of this volume. So if this book piques your interest and you are inquisitive to learn more about the deeper aspects of Vedic spirituality, those are the books that can take you much farther in this spiritual knowledge and awareness.
Back of the Book
The power of the Dharma: An introduction to the Hinduism and Vedic culture offers a concise and easy-to-understand overview of the essential principles and customs of the Hindu tradition. It also provides many insights into the depth and value of the timeless wisdom of Vedic spirituality and reveals why the dharmic path has survived for thousands of years.
Author Stephen Knapp reveals why the Dharma is presently enjoying a renaissance among an increasing number of people who want to explore its teachings and see what is many techniques of self discovery have to offer. In the Power of Dharma, you will find:
Quotes by notewhorty people on the unique qualities of Hinduism.
Essential principles of Vedic spiritual path.
Particular traits, customs and explanations of Hindu worship. Descriptions of main yoga systems.
Significance and legends of the colorful Hindu festivals.
Benefits of Aryudeva, Vastu Vedic astrology and gemology.
Important insights of Dharmic life and how to begin.
The Dharmic path can provide you the means for attaing your own spiritual realization and experiences. This is the power of Dharma's universal teachings will have somethings to offer everyone.
|CHAPTER I||What Is Vedic Culture/Hinduism||1|
|CHAPTER 2||Quotes by Noteworthy People On the Glories of Vedic Culture||8|
|CHAPTER 3||The Essential Principles Of the Vedic Path||16|
|CHAPTER 4||Explanations of the Essential Vedic Principles||20|
|CHAPTER 5||Sanatana-Dharma: Its Real Meaning||53|
|CHAPTER 6||The Power of the Dharma||58|
|CHAPTER 7||The Vedic Spiritual Paths to Liberation||69|
|CHAPTER 8||Particular Traits Of Vedic/Hindu Worship||77|
|CHAPTER 9||The Dharmic Festivals||94|
|CHAPTER 10||Other Important Traits Of Vedic Dharma||106|
|CHAPTER 11||Who May Be a Hindu or Practice Sanatana-Dharma||121|
|Conclusion The Future||129|
|About Stephen Knapp||145|
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Publisher: Ras Bihari Lal and Sons
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