The Power of the Sacred Name: Indian Spirituality Inspired by Mantras by V. R. RaghavanThe Power of the Sacred Name: Indian Spirituality Inspired by Mantras by V. R. Raghavan

The Power of the Sacred Name: Indian Spirituality Inspired by Mantras

byV. R. RaghavanEditorWilliam J. JacksonForeword byM. Narasimhachary

Paperback | October 16, 2011

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In Hinduism, as in all of the great religious traditions from around the globe, the repeating or singing of a sacred name is an integral part of prayer and daily life. With chapters that explore the contribution of Mahatma Gandhi and Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, this edited collection of the writing of renowned Indian scholar, V. Raghavan, examines the lives and contributions of the main exponents of the tradition in India.
Title:The Power of the Sacred Name: Indian Spirituality Inspired by MantrasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:252 pages, 9.14 × 6.08 × 0.7 inPublished:October 16, 2011Publisher:World WisdomLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1935493965

ISBN - 13:9781935493969

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The Power of the Sacred Name: Indian Spirituality Inspired by Mantras is edited by William J. Jackson and offers analysis and insights into the practice of repeating or singing a sacred name. This practice is shared by Christian, Buddhist, Hindu and other religions and this collection of writings by an Indian scholar considers the tradition in India. Any collection strong in Indian religions and chanting will find this an involving survey.