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Āśrama

Arvind Sharma

in Modern Hindu Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195676389
eISBN:
9780199081974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195676389.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

According to the doctrine of āśrama dharma in modern Hinduism, there are four āśramas or stages in life: brahmacarya or a period of studentship, grhastha or the stage of a householder, vānapraslha or ... More


The Love of Violence—II: Happiness Inspires Creativity*

Tulsi Badrinath

in Chaturvedi Badrinath: Unity of Life and Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199465187
eISBN:
9780199086511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465187.003.0029
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Badrinath writes in this essay that while in the West, pain and suffering were cultivated as the conscious means to self-experience and maximum feeling, in a considerable part of Indian thought, pain ... More


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in The Struggle of My Life: Autobiography of Swami Sahajanand Saraswati

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199480364
eISBN:
9780199096565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199480364.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Sahajanand was born on Mahashivaratri in 1889 in the village Deva, Ghazipur district, Uttar Pradesh, in a middle-class peasant family of Jhujhautiya Brahmins who had migrated from Bundelkhand. Young ... More


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