While the Gods Play. Shaiva Oracles and Predictions on the Cycles of History and the Destiny of Mankind. By (author) Alain Daniélou. While the Gods Play. While the Gods Play has 23 ratings and 2 reviews. While the Gods Play: Shaiva Oracles and Predictions on the Cycles of History and the Alain Daniélou. Read “While the Gods Play Shaiva Oracles and Predictions on the Cycles of History and the Destiny of Mankind” by Alain Daniélou with Rakuten Kobo.

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Having satisfied their vendetta, Hindus immediately revert to their wonderfully gentle selves, always kind towards animals and their fellowmen. Through a series of erotic adventures I became aware of the subtleties, the mild taboos. People who consider themselves rational have grown so accustomed to accepting alaiin dogma and obvious lies that they cannot react, or are afraid to do so.

Most of the problems of today are a result of monotheistic ideologies taught by prophets who believe themselves to be inspired and claim to know the truth. Manuel Paradela rated it really liked it Nov 11, One night he came into my room, took me in his arms, and refused to take no for an answer. The doctrine of Karma, linked to that of transmigration, attributes differences between beings to their behavior in previous lives.

Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He would be contemporary with John the Baptist.

Hence, the great bourgeois Mahavira and the prince Gautama became disciples of Gosala. Buddhism was to play a major role on the Indian scene for more than six centuries.


So in the end, the moralistic conquistadores are not as superior as they pretend. If one does not wish to have children, the sacramental aspect of marriage is meaningless. Clearly expressed in the ancient teachings, these concepts are in accord with, yet surpass, the boldest scientific speculations about consciousness, time, the nature of life and matter, and the history and destiny of the human race.

While the Gods Play

Raymond’s photographs were a revelation. The New Akashic Records. Religion is the most effective instrument of conquest and domination. The large, open room where I love to work looks out in all directions, revealing every landscape. The Golden Book of Wisdom. The reality of the world is multiple and elusive.

Sakhare The History and Philosophy of Lingayat Religionthe infiuence of Lakulisha was immense and spread like wildfire, first in the north and then in the south of India. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. He belonged to the Kalamukha Black Face sect.

The desire for prosperity has stifled the quest for wisdom yods the joy of being alive. We try to organize our time in the hope of finishing our work. Chels Patterson marked it as to-read May 26, One day Ramprasad decided to play a trick on me and gave me a larger dose than usual. In the higher spheres of the Church, the only topics worthy of attention seem to be moral and social behavior, to which one might add a violent antisexual fanaticism, a kind of reverse Kama-sutra, which can only be of interest to psychiatrists.

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Gosala poay one of those non-Aryan wandering ascetics of humble origin whom bourgeois society called Ajivika s beggars. A development similar to that in India took place in whjle the territories occupied by the Aryans. But he’s dead, and over time will probably sort of “fade away”.


The famous Kumbha mela the feast of Aquarius takes place every twelve years. Charles Parrent rated it it was amazing Dec 10, I still have the negatives of some remarkable photographs he took inwhen we first went to Japan, China, and Shantiniketan: The Secret of Metaphysical Science.

At the time, the families of the warlike aristocracy were in revolt against the authority of the Brahmans and the rigid ritualism of the Vedic religion. Soon afterward, we became interested goxs the type of sculpture that is called medieval, which goes from the ninth to the twelfth century, a time when Indian artists achieved a unique balance between stylization and realism and discovered a kind of geometry of life.

The Lost Teachings of Lama Govinda. Havelock Ellis scandalized his time by declaring: Gunaratna, the commentator of the Shaddarshana-Samucchaya condensed from the six systems of Haribhadra, cites Gosala: I think if I knew him personally, overall he was probably a fine gent.

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Vestiges of an important colony of people from the Indus Valley have been discovered at Oman, on the Arabian Peninsula. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.

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