The Heart of India: Sketches in the History of Hindu Religion and Morals (Classic Reprint) (Paperback)

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N this little book I have brought together a few sketches of the things that are nearest to the heart of the millions of India. The heart is not the head, and therefore I have said but little of the great intellectual problems Which have busied the Hindu brain for well-nigh two thousand years. But from the schools of the Pandits certain thoughts have gone forth Which in a more or less vague form have become an integral part of the people's stock of ideas. Some thing therefore has been said of these, but not much. The main part of my task has been to shew What have been the worthiest answers given by the Hindus to the great questions of man's relation to God and to fellow-man. These answers have been many. Some are from learned schoolmen, like Sankara and Ramanuja others are from simple laymen, like V mana. But all of them are utterances of the vital faith of millions. We dare not ignore them. If I have ventured to speak in condemnation of the unworthy legends Which have gathered 5.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781333858001
ISBN-10: 1333858000
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Publication Date: October 19th, 2018
Pages: 134
Language: English