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Gurus and their followers

new religious reform movements in colonial India

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Gurus -- India.,
    • India -- Religion -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Antony Copley.
      ContributionsCopley, A. R. H. 1937-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2007.7 .G87 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 235 p. ;
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL172019M
      ISBN 100195649583
      LC Control Number99952531


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Gurus and Their Followers: New Religious Reform Movements in Colonial India [Antony Copley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This collection looks at the new religious reform movements that swept India in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.

One general essay. Gurus and Their Followers: New Religious Reform Movements in Colonial India. This volume assembles a collection of essays on the new religious reform movements that swept India in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.

Regarding worship, many gurus and organizations do puja and rituals, and the author shows us that true devotion and worship is practicing Kriya and staying in the Paravashta state after Kriya. Some of the teachings in this book go even deeper, regarding deep sleep, awareness and the background witness/5().

About the Book: This volume brings together essays on the new religious reform movements of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.

The essays cover the Brahmo Samaj, the Ramakrishna Mission, the Arya Samaj, the Ahmadiya movement, the Theosophical Society and Aurobindo Ghose. Gurus and Their Followers by Antony Copley Gurus and their followers book Vedic Books Gurus and Their Followers by Antony Copley.

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All orders will be processed as soon as possible. The structure of the story is a little rigid with each description of the gurus: a detailed personal biography followed by the actuality of the spiritual guide. It's not a big deal for me, I bought this book in Prayagraj during the Kumbh Mela in January /5.

“This book deals with “Christian Gurus ” and their followers. The author has coined the term in order to define the phenomenon of charismatic leaders of independent, indigenous Christian groups in South India.”. Quotes Tagged “Guru”. “No one and nothing outside of you can give you salvation, or free you from the misery.

You have to light your own lamp. You have to know the miniature universe that you yourself are.” ― Banani Ray, Awakening Inner Guru.

Without a doubt: Acharya Prashant (आचार्य प्रशान्त) IIT-D and IIM-A Alumnus | Former Civil Services Officer | Founder of Advait Movement Not many know of him, because he is not your ‘conventional guru’ who massages your ego so that you don’t leave.

Deepak Chopra (/ˈdiːpɑːk ˈtʃoʊprə/; Hindi: [d̪iːpək tʃoːpraː]; born Octo ) is an Indian-born American author and alternative medicine advocate. A prominent figure in the New Age movement, his books and videos have made him one of the best-known and wealthiest figures in alternative mater: All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

The era of the ten gurus of Sikhism spans from the birth of Nanak Dev inthrough the life of Guru Gobind Singh. At the time of Guru Gobind Singh's death inhe passed the title of Guru to the Sikh scripture, Guru Granth. Get this from a library. Gurus and their followers: new religious reform movements in colonial India.

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Inside, wearing robes, a tea cosy-style woolly hat, flowing grey beard and beatific smile, was the object of their devotion, the guru and mystic Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. Once he had passed by, the crowds would return to toiling in the fields — or ‘finding their true selves’ in group sex sessions.

According to Indian tradition, the guru can also ‘transmit’ his spiritual radiance to his followers, providing them with spiritual sustenance. Of Gurus, Cults And The Future. by The stunned followers confronted their guru, demanded his resignation, and forced him to publicly confess and Author: Aravindan Neelakandan.

The book s contributors discuss the characteristics of each guru s teachings, the history of each movement, and the particular construction of Hinduism each guru offers. Contributors also address the religious and cultural interaction, translation, and transplantation that occurs when gurus offer their teachings in America.

Three Gurus Who Changed the Face of Spirituality in the West 01/05/ pm ET Updated In researching the year transmission of India's spiritual teachings to the West, I found that three gurus stood out for their immense impact on public awareness, and as it happens they all have birthdays around now: Paramahansa Yogananda.

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But the Sikh community encourages its followers to learn how to read and write in Gurmukhi, the script in which the book is written in. After learning, they then encourage them to learn about the Gurus, their history, and the culture. Understanding these components will help Sikh followers understand the message of the scriptures and the context.

This has, in turn, given rise to a new generation of astrologers, self-help gurus, wellness experts, and mindfulness guides who use their networks to provide answers to life’s most confounding. So, we asked our gurus who their gurus were, and we received more than 60 responses.

The “gurus’ gurus” who received at least two mentions are listed in the accompanying table. The Gurus. Followers, known as sannyasins, also displayed their devotion to the guru by wearing malas, wood bead necklaces holding a photo of Rajneesh. Resettling in Oregon was the work of his chief of staff.

Meet the 'cleanfluencers', the online gurus who like things nice and tidy person to have organised their way to celebrity. of London and the author of a forthcoming book about digital. In Jainism. Guru is the spiritual preceptor in Jainism, and typically a role served by Jain ascetics.

The guru is one of three fundamental tattva (categories), the other two being dharma (teachings) and deva (divinity). The guru-tattva is what leads a lay person to the other two tattva.

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My 1st most preference to Master of Masters - OshO Image Source: My message is not something just to be listened to. My message is not a. Sikhism, religion and philosophy founded in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent in the late 15th century.

Its members are known as Sikhs. The Sikhs call their faith Gurmat (Punjabi: “the Way of the Guru”). According to Sikh tradition, Sikhism was established by Guru Nanak (–) and subsequently led by a succession of nine other Gurus.

Sikhism was founded in the 16th century in the Punjab district of what is now India and Pakistan. It was founded by Guru Nanak and is based on his teachings, and those of the 9 Sikh gurus. The Book Gurus. 2, likes. The Book Gurus are always looking to help spread the word about amazing books.

We hope to grow the site to share with readers, bloggers & authors!Followers: K. Followers of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh sang and danced around a bonfire tonight as they burned about 5, copies of the sect's former holy book and the robes of the guru's former secretary.

"Guru Book" AKA Adi Granth, the "First Book" - Main scripture of Sikhism - Soul of gurus inside - Japji, Raga, and explanation of Ragas. Gurus demonstrate to their followers, through words and example, how to experience God within themselves; bringing them from darkness into light.

Sikhs believe that Guru Nanak was the first humble bearer of this Light of Truth and the hymns he composed express the core beliefs of Sikhism. Book an appointment with an O2 Guru to get free tips and tricks, and help with your device.

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Carry on browsing without changing your settings if you agree to our use of cookies. A guru, by definition, is a good person, a wise person and a teacher. A quality guru should be all of these, plus have a concept and approach to quality within business that has made a major and lasting impact.

The gurus mentioned in this section have done, and continue to do, that, in some cases, even after their death. The gurus. Scrolling through photos of people performing their best lives can stir up feelings of FOMO, envy, anxiety and obsession.

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The meetings are keenly watched for indications of which way the deras are leaning given the influence these spiritual gurus wield over their followers. As Punjab moves towards what appears to be a close election, ET travelled to the three most prominent deras in terms of influence.

Sikhism is a faith whose followers are called "Sikhs". The word Sikh means Student or Discipline. Their holy book is the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji.

Many sources call Sikhism a monotheistic religion.Philosophy of Sikhism: reality and its manifestations. The guru’s followers ran amok, the local administration failed to control the violence (which had been widely predicted) and three days later, when Ram Rahim was sentenced to.

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The pursuit, all the world over, of gurus and their systems seems to me so utterly empty, so utterly futile, for you may wander all over the earth but you have to come back to yourself. And most of us are totally unaware of ourselves the more you know yourself, the more clarity there is/There are so many spiritual Gurus in India who are showing way how to live happily and healthy and how to live stress free life.

Hence, we are enlisting top 15 Hindu spiritual Gurus in India. 1. SRI SRI RAVISHANKAR. Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a humanitarian leader, a spiritual teacher, and an ambassador of peace.The Graceful Guru: Hindu Female Gurus in India and the United States.

Edited by Karen Pechilis. Oxford: Oxford University Press,xi + pp. IT. is a rare pleasure to be treated to a whole book on Hindu female gurus, and this one lives up to the standards one would expect from its fine editor, range of contributors, and publisher.