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    The Puranas A Magnifying Glass for Vedic Wisdom by: A. V. Srinivasan $7.99

    “Reserve your copy today. Save 20% by ordering before March 15

    In this excellent work on the Pūrāṇas, Dr. Srinivasan has again made the highly complex and sophisticated literature of an equally complex and sophisticated culture accessible to the contemporary reader. He has a gift for communicating complex ideas in a way that makes them clear and easy to grasp, but does so without losing sight of their inherent complexity.” Professor Jeff Long, Elizabeth College, PA

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    A Hindu Primer: YAKSHA PRASHNA — Third Edition by: A. V. Srinivasan $15.99

    E. Glastonbury CT, Periplus Line LLC/Parijata Publication, 2014 – Third Edition, revised, enlarged – NEW paperback (no hardcover issued) – 8vo/8.5″ tall – b&w ills – translation and transliteration into English from the original Sanskrit; includes Sanskrit script – 86 pages. Foreword by Peter M. Scharf. All riddles included in this enlarged edition. Retelling of the Mahabharata episode of the Questions of the Yaksha in the Aranya Parva. India. Enquire about quantities. Availability: in stock in the U.S. – ships within 48 hours. ISBN: 978-0-9785443-5-5 The ebook edition has earned the IBPA’s Benjamin Franklin Digital Silver Award, 2016. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall. Author: A.V. Srinivasan

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    The Yoga Year: a Seasonal Guide to Asanas, Breathing Exercises, and Inspiration by: Toler, Celia $6.00

    North Adams, MA: Storey Books, 2001 – Fine/ as new hardcover/ Fine/ as new dust jacket – square 5.75″ tall x 5.75″ – decorative red/gold paper covered boards with matching dust jacket – color text with lavish illustrations – 256 pages. Yoga asanas and techniques for each month of the year. Based on techniques of BKS Iyengar and TKV Desikachar. An attractive giftable book. Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall

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    MAGNETIC CURE FOR COMMON DISEASES by: Bansal, Dr. H.L.; Bansal, Dr. R.S. $8.00

    2nd Edition/4th printing – Very Good+ paperback – Delhi India, Vision Books/Orient Paperbacks, 1983/1987 – 7″h – b&w ills & photos – some uncut pages; otherwise near new with no markings – 176pp. India alternative medicine; magnetotherapy; biomagnetics; biomagnetology; magnets. ISBN: 0-86578-223-7 Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    SOORYA NAMASKAR: Salutation to the Sun Through Yoga & Pranayama by: Sen, Dipti $15.00

    First Edition (no hardcover issued) – Very Good+ paperback – Bristol CT, published by the author, 1986 – 10.75″ tall x 8.25″ – b&w ills, photos, calligraphy – glossary – 53pp. Theory and practice of one particular yogic asana, the Soorya Namaskar (Salutation to the Sun) in 3 variations : classical, popular, & modern. Full-page step-by-step photo demonstration & line illustration, including Sanskrit mantras and English translation. The author founded the Om Center in Winsted, CT in 1974. She has conducted many workshops, seminars and retreats in the area of Hatha Yoga, Pranayama and meditation, and has taught health food and vegetarian cooking courses. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    YOGA: MEANING VALUES AND PRACTICE by: Sinha, Dr. Phulgenda $7.00

    Bombay India: Jaico Publishing House, 1972/1973 – 1st Jaico impression – Good paperback – 12mo/7″ tall – b&w ills & photos – bibliography – cover crease, recycled paper; otherwise clean with no markings – 119pp. India; Major Yoga systems; Yoga as science. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-88253-259-6 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    AMERICAN YOGA by: Schneider, Carrie $20.95

    NY: Barnes & Noble Books, 2003 – First printing (stated) – Fine/as new hardcover/ Very Good+ dust jacket (in mylar) – 4to/11.25″ tall – gilt lettered dark red covers – lavish color and few b&w photos by Andy Ryan & few others – tight, bright, unmarked, as new – dust jacket has tiny corner inner flap crease – bibliography, index – 216 pages. More than 25 American Yoga masters in profile and practice. ISBN: 0-7607-4558-7.

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    YOGIC CURE FOR COMMON DISEASES by: Sinha, Dr. Phulgenda $10.00

    Near Very Good hardcover /Very Good dust jacket – Delhi India: Vision Books, 1982 reprint of 1976 publication – 7.5″ tall – many b&w photo sections – 4 photo pages too faintly reproduced; some with faint bleedthrough (otherwise text near new with no markings on any kind) – 204pp. Yoga for health; alternative medicine. Availability: in stock in the U.S. This is the scarce hardcover. 0-86578-227-X Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Hindu Wedding: The Guide by: A. V. Srinivasan $13.00

    Amherst MA: White River Press, 2010 – NEW paperback – 9.25″ tall by 7.5″ – color photo cover – b/w illustrations by Bapu and others; color photographs – 207 pages. A step-by-step Hindu wedding ceremony with full rituals and prayers in Sanskrit, with English transliteration and translation. A full basic ceremony for a one hour event, with lists and easy guide to basic steps and additional options. Also: Appendices for materials, auxiliary pujas – annotated Glossary with pronunciation guide – 207 pages. Condensed, revised paperback version of the author’s Vedic Wedding: Origins, Tradition and Practice. By the author of Hinduism for Dummies. ISBN: 978-1-935052-38-8. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    VEDIC WEDDING: Origins, Tradition and Practice by: A. V. Srinivasan $79.95

    E. Glastonbury CT: Periplus Line LLC, 2006 – First, LIMITED EDITION, Numbered, SIGNED – 8.5″ square – Very Good+/ hardcover/ no dust jacket issued – color illustrations by Bapu – color photographs – bw ills and photos – 268 pages. Step-by-step Hindu Wedding Ceremony with full rituals and prayers in Sanskrit, with English transliteration and translation. Main text in English. The central section containing the basic ceremony is flanked by chapters on history and traditions, together with appendices on additional rituals; glossary, select bibliography and transliteration key. Glossy covers may have faint handling marks, otherwise as new inside and out. ISBN: 0-9785443-0-7 Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Hindu Wedding: The Guide – SIGNED COPY by: A. V. Srinivasan $24.00

    Amherst MA: White River Press, 2010 – NEW paperback, SIGNED by the Author, and including CD of wedding mantras – 9.25″ tall by 7.5″ – color photo cover – b/w illustrations by Bapu and others; color photographs – 207 pages. A step-by-step Hindu wedding ceremony with full rituals and prayers in Sanskrit, with English transliteration and translation. A full basic ceremony for a one hour event, with lists and easy guide to basic steps and additional options. Also: Appendices for materials, auxiliary pujas – annotated Glossary with pronunciation guide – 207 pages. Condensed, revised paperback version of the author’s Vedic Wedding: Origins, Tradition and Practice. By the author of Hinduism for Dummies. ISBN: 978-1-935052-38-8. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Hinduism for Dummies – SIGNED Copy by: A. V. Srinivasan $15.00

    Indianapolis: J. Wiley Publishing, 2011 – NEW paperback, SIGNED by the Author – 9.25″ tall – b/w ills; b/w cartoons by Rich Tennant – index – xviii + 366 pages. ISBN 978-0-470-87858-3 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    YOGA EXPLAINED: A Simple Approach to a Fuller and Richer Life by: Yeats-Brown, Francis $9.95

    NY: Vista House, 1958 – near Very Good hardcover/ Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 9 1/8″ tall – black-lettered green covers – 26 b&w ills – backstrip & covers sunned, otherwise clean, bright, unmarked interior – dust jacket has neatly taped closed tears, some damp-rippling without staining; color still bright – 158 pages. Reprint of 1937 Viking Press ed. Francis Yeats-Bown is best known as author of Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935 Hollywood movie version) and Lancer at Large, the memoirs in which he details his life in India as a British cavalry officer who joined the Bengal Lancers at the age of 18 in 1903, through his capture by the Turks in Iraq during World War I, his posting to the Northwest Frontier (now Pakistan & Afghanistan), hunting & polo, & the study of yoga which began early and occupied his later years. Francis Charles Claypon Yeats-Brown (1886-1944), soldier, writer and mystic.

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    Art and Science of Meditation by: Misra, L.K. (ed.) $6.75

    Glenview IL: Himalayan International Institute, 1976 – Very Good paperback – 7″ tall – light exterior handling wear – interior clean, tight, unmarked – 112 pages. 4 essays on aspects of meditatation: (1) Meditation, Contemplation and the Yoga Tradition by Justin O’Brien compares methods and theological aspects East and West; Obstacles in Meditation by Rudolph M. Ballentine; Science and the Superconscious by James Heddle; Achievement in Meditation by L.K. Misra. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    YOGA IN DAILY LIFE by: Joshi, Dr. K.S. $5.95

    Very Good paperback – Delhi: Orient Paperbacks/ Vision Books Ltd., 1990 – 12mo/7 1/8″ tall – b&w ills & photos – bookseller stamp on title page, faint shallow outer edgestain on last 4pp; otherwise near new with no markings of any kind – 208pp. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 81-222-0049-4 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    THE RAMANA WAY — October 1996 — Vol XVI, No. 8 by: Natarajan, Dr. Sarada (editor) $4.95

    Bangalore India: Ramana Maharshi Centre for Learning, October 1996 – Vol. XVI, No. 8 (monthly journal) – Good+ paperback – 8.75″ tall x 5.5″ – b&w ills, photos – ads on endpapers – backstrip rubbed, some upper page edges roughly opened (not affecting text), faint discolored area on front; otherwise clean, unmarked interior – pp201-232. Monthly journal: 16th year of publication – Centenary Year of Bhagavan Ramana’s Enlightenment. Availability: in stock in the U.S.

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    GURU NANAK (India: National Biography series) by: Singh, Dr. Gopal $5.00

    Fourth (revised) Edition – Good+ paperback – New Delhi India: National Book Trust, 1967/84 – 8vo//8.25″ tall – pictorial cover – stiff paper covers – exterior scuff, backstrip sunned, otherwise unmarked – 95pp. Biography of Guru Nanak (1469-1539 AD), founder of Sikhism. Includes the author’s translations & selections (with references) from Nanak’s gospel, the Guru Granth Sahib. India, Religion, Sikhism. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Homage to Guru Gobind Singh by: Singh, Khushwant & Suneet Vir Singh $14.00

    Bombay, INDIA: Jaico Publ. House, 1970 – Second impression – Very Good+ paperback – stiff paper covers – 6.25″ tall – b&w photos – mild lower corner bump; otherwise bright, clean, unmarked, near new – appendix – bibliography – 100 pages. Short biography of Guru Gobind Singh, 10th Guru of the Sikhs (1666-1708), author of the Dasam Granth, with a sketch of the Sikh religion. Availability: in stock in the U.S. ISBN: 0-88253-088-7 Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall

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    GURU NANAKDEV (in Hindi) by: Vanprasthi, P. $5.00

    Fine paperback – Delhi India, Shiksha Bharati, n.d. (circa 1985)- 7″ x 4.5″ – b&w illustrations – 40pp. Life of Guru Nanak, founder of Sikhism. India, Religion, Sikhism. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-215-6 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    Hymns From the Holy Granth by: $4.50

    Good paperback – New Delhi India: Hemkunt Press, 1978 – 12mo/7″ tall – Sikh hymns in Gurmukhi (Punjabi) script, English transliteration & translation, with footnotes – light printer’s glue spotting and light bump to cover; otherwise interior bright, unmarked, like new – explanatory footnotes – 119pp. India religion; Sikhism; bilingual hymns: Gurmukhi-English. ISBN: 0-89253-063-4 Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall