Title: Commentaries on the Vedas, the Upanishads and the Bhagavad-Gita Author: Sri Chinmoy Publisher: AUM Publications ISBN: 0884971139 A basic guide to the three principal texts of Indian philosophy. Simple, easily accessible writing with helpful references and comparisons to Western philosophy.
Title: Religion for Dummies Author: Gellman, Marc and Thomas Hartman Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc ISBN: 0764552643 This is an easy to read book with helpful diagrams and illustrations. The following chapters in this book are the most useful for philosophy students: Ch. 2 ‘Four Big Mysteries and a Couple of Recent Conundrums’ – Mysteries of […]
Title: The Best Guide to Eastern Philosophy and Religion Author: Morgan, Diane Publisher: Renaissance Books ISBN: 1580631975 This guide is designed to be easy going, and would be suitable for introducing very basic concepts in Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism and some other Eastern philosophies. Should be suitable for secondary students of all ages.
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