Bhakti: Pathway to God: The Way of Love Union with God and Universal Brotherhood in Hinduism and Christianity
Acharya, Kala; Namjoshi, Lalita & Zanghi, Giuseppe (Eds.)
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Book ID : 20180
ISBN-10 : 81-7039-259-4 / 8170392594
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Language : English
xlii, 256p., 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- Introduction I - Hinduism/Kala Acharya. Introduction II - Christianity/Felix Machado. 1. My experience of Hindu-Christian dialogue/Shantilal K. Somaiya. 2. Introduction to the Hindu-Christian symposium/Giuseppe M. Zanghi. 3. Towards deepening Hindu-Christian maitri/Felix A. Machado, Vatican. 4. Union with God and with brothers and sisters in the spirituality of unity/Chiara Lubich. 5. Book of job/Kala Acharya. 6. The Evolution of the concept of Bhakti (Devotion) in Hinduism/Shubhada A. Joshi. 7. Concept of devotion (Bhakti) in the Bhagavadgita and the Jnanesvari/Vidya Yogesh Mahajan. 8. Bhakti in the life of women saints of Maharashtra/Lalita Namjoshi. 9. Bhakti the life of a house-holder/S.A. Upadhyaya. 10. An introduction to Chiara Lubich's experience of God/Giuseppe Zanghi. 11. Union with God and with neighbour in the history of Christian spirituality/Fabio Ciardi, O.M.I. 12. God who is love in the Gospels/Piero Coda. 13. Love and suffering in the life of Jesus/Anna Pelli. 14. Mary as a model in the experience of Chiara Lubich/Alba Sgariglia. 15. Union with God and neighbours in Paul and in John/Gerard Rosse. 16. Spirituality of unity in politics/Antonio Maria Baggio. 17. Economy as love/Luigino Bruni. 18. Gandhiji's economic principles/N. Markandan. 19. A new sociology : the model towns as models for life/Vera Araujo. 20. The Shanti Ashram experience/Vinu Aram. Appendices. The Focolare movement. K.J. Somaiya Bharatiya Sanskriti Peetham.
Bhakti - Pathway to God is a compilation of papers presented by the scholars at the Hindu Christian Interfaith dialogue: a symposium jointly organized by K.J. Somaiya Bharatiya Sanskriti Peetham, Mumbai and Focolare Movement, Italy. This symposium was held from 14 to 19 June 2002 at International Mariapolis Centre, Castelgandolfo, Rome. Devotion is considered as the shortest route leading to God-realisation. The book gives insight into spirituality to scholars as well as aspirants. A brief introduction in the book contains invaluable information of both the religions. Thus this book presents a spectrum of various aspects of devotion in Hinduism and Christianity.