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Hindu Monasteries in India - Belur Math, Advaita Ashrama, Kanchi Matha, Chitrapur Math, Ramakrishna Math, Kashi Mutt, Matha, Jnaneshwari Peeth (Paperback) Loot Price: R265
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Hindu Monasteries in India - Belur Math, Advaita Ashrama, Kanchi Matha, Chitrapur Math, Ramakrishna Math, Kashi Mutt, Matha,...
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Hindu Monasteries in India - Belur Math, Advaita Ashrama, Kanchi Matha, Chitrapur Math, Ramakrishna Math, Kashi Mutt, Matha, Jnaneshwari Peeth (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Belur Math, Advaita Ashrama, Kanchi Matha, Chitrapur Math, Ramakrishna Math, Kashi Mutt, Matha, Jnaneshwari Peeth, Sodhe, Palimaru, Kaniyooru, Swarnavalli Mutt, Puttige, Parakala Mutt. Excerpt: Advaita Ashrama, Mayavati, is a branch of the Ramakrishna Math, founded on March 19, 1899 at the behest of Swami Vivekananda, by his disciples Captain James Henry Sevier and Mrs Charlotte Sevier. Today it is entrusted with the propagation of original writings of Swami Vivekananda. As an ashram dedicated to the study and practice of Advaita Vedanta, no images or idols are worshipped here, not even of Sri Ramakrishna; and no images were kept in the premises according to ashram ideals set by Swami Vivekananda himself. Also referred as the Mayawati Ashram, it is located at an altitude of 1940 meters, 22 km from Champawat in Champawat district, Uttarakhand, and 9 km from the town of Lohaghat . Advaita Ashrama is a major publication centre of the Ramakrishna Order for books in English and Hindi, mainly through its branch in Kolkata, and also maintains a charitable hospital at Mayavati. Among its important publications are The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda in English and as well as a Hindi translation, The Life of Swami Vivekananda, and English translations of important Hindu scriptures.Some of the old manuscripts of the Ashram have now been microfilmed and preserved at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA ), Delhi. History The Advaita Ashram has its origins in 1896, when Swami Vivekananda was travelling through the Alps recuperating, and expressed the desire to have a similar place in India, for retreat and study of Vedas .Earlier, in 1895, Captain James Henry Sevier who had served the British Indian Army for five years and his wife Charlotte Elizabeth Sevier, met ...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2010
First published: May 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 76
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-70165-2
Barcode: 9781156701652
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LSN: 1-156-70165-1

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