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India has a rich and diverse philosophical tradition dating back to the composition of the Upanisads in the later Vedic period. According to Radhakrishnan, the oldest of these constitute the earliest philosophical compositions of the world.
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by Giridhar Boray - upanishat.com
Over centuries, The Bhagavad Gita has been considered an important spiritual guidebook and has influenced many thought leaders in history. The Gita is set in an epic battlefield where a family of cousins are engaged in a war for control of a kingdom.
by Swami Krishnananda - The Divine Life Society
Yoga refers to traditional physical and mental disciplines originating in India. This is a study of the mechanics of yoga from its subjective, objective and transcendental aspects. A complete guide-book almost incomparable in its nature.
by Romesh C. Dutt - Dent
Mahabharata relates to a great war in which all the warlike races of Northern India took a share, and may be compared to the Iliad. The vast mass of legends and poetry, accumulated during centuries, was cast in a narrative called the Maha-bharata.
by G.H Westcott - Hesperides Press
Of all the great Hindu reformers, Kabir have had the greatest influence among the uneducated classes of Northern and Central India. He was described as the Indian Luther. The number of those who are under the influence of Kabir is great.