NHE Publications

NHE Publications

New Books!

I Love Yoga

Edited by Didi Anandarama

A book of 64 colour pages on yoga for children from small until early teens. It is a basic book for parents, teachers and of course children like to look in and imitate the playful yoga poses. It contains brief benefits of yoga and there are over 80 poses, breathing exercises, warm-ups, yoga stories, creativity with yoga, massage, meditation and yogic tips.
Price US$15, 10 Euro plus postage
Order from <amgkpublications@gurukul.edu>

Essays on Sustainability and Transformation

Understanding PROUT Volume 1

Edited by Jake Karlyle and Michael Towsey

A new 260 page paperback has been published by Proutist Universal, Australia. Volume 1 contains four excellent essays on various aspects of Prout, written by two associates at Prout College.

The Biospychology of Cooperation by Michael Towsey starts by reviewing the history of the cooperative movement then contrasts cooperation with capitalism and communism. The final part explores various aspects of cooperation, including the theory and science of cooperation, the concept of progress, egalitarianism, and the future of cooperation. The essay is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand cooperation from an ethical, social and cultural perspective.

Education for Liberation by Marcus Bussey begins with the paradox of a modern education then introduces the philosophy of Neohumanism as the essential ingredient of an education for cooperation and liberation. Much of the essay focuses on the relationship between Prout and Neohumanism, exploring in particular the educational implications of the Five Fundamental Principles of Prout and the concept of sadvipra, the ideal for a Proutistic education.

The Three-Tier Enterprise System by Michael Towsey introduces cooperatives from the traditional economic perspective and compares them with the more usual private and public enterprises. The essay then moves on to expand our understanding of the cooperative sector and to explore the governance and regulatory issues that are likely to arise in a cooperative economy. The essay provides new insight into how best to structure the enterprise system in a modern economy.

Water and Land Management by Michael Towsey argues that a cooperative global society cannot be achieved without due attention to the local economy and the local economy depends first and foremost on water and land management. Whereas 20th century water policy focused on hydraulic engineering, so the 21st century approach will be about ecosystem management and biotechnology. The essay clearly sets out the fundamentals necessary for localised planning.

The book first appeared in electronic format in 2009 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Prout. The book is distributed by the Prout Institute of Australia (PIA) and can be ordered through the PIA website: http://pia.org.au. For sales enquiries and payment via Paypal, email: <admin@pia.org.au>. The book costs $40 AUD, which includes airmail postage anywhere in the world. Orders of five copies or more cost $36 AUD each (e.g., 5 copies cost $180 AUD), including airmail postage, a 10% discount. The editors plan to publish a new volume every two years or so.

Eternal Philosophy: Questions and Answers

By Dr. Shambhushivananda

In this small booklet, Dr. Shambhushivananda shares a modern perspective, in a nutshell, on eternal philosophical queries that have faced humankind since its inception. Available from: <tcsweden@gmail.com> for 5 Euros.

More books

Golden Lotus of the Blue Sea - by P. R. Sarkar

72 pages with full colour illustrations by Bhaskar

<amgkpublications@gurukul.edu> Bulk orders encouraged. Inquire for prices.

Golden Lotus of the Blue Sea

The Golden Lotus of the Blue Sea, by Shrii Prabhat Rainjan Sarkar, is a masterpiece of responsible modern children’s literature. In every sentence of this fairy tale there is a wonderful attractive power – a crystalline simplicity and an open-heartedness. Through the storyline the author conveys to the child how life should be lived with purity and straight-forwardness.

The Golden Lotus of the Blue Sea sets a refreshing new standard in children’s literature conveying the essence of Neohumanist philosophy which Shrii P.R. Sarkar defined in short as ‘the practice of love for all created beings.’

The fairy tale is child-focused from start to finish. The story itself starts with the children’s keen sensitivity to nature alerting them that something was not right. The wise king has the ability to listen and respond to the children’s grievances with decisive steps and thus the children are empowered and given due respect. Throughout the story the human children, along with the animal children, remain loyal to the noble hero.

The role of simple poor people is given prominence by attributing magical powers to them that are used in the service of a good cause. The story introduces the real world of exploitative rulers and the peoples’ uprising in response, all the time maintaining the charm and fascination of the fairy tale.

The female role in the story is portrayed by the fairy who is magical, virtuous, innocent and spiritual in her unique lifestyle in her own realm. Her lapse is mended with the help of the hero and without guilt she asserts her inner strength and thus becomes part of the happy ending of the story.

Prabhat Rainjan Sarkar (1921- 1990) is a celebrated author of voluminous writings on a wide range of topics including some examples of good children’s literature. His writings are revolutionary and refreshingly dynamic, setting a new trend of benevolent thought and psychology in all realms of human cultural life from the crude to the subtle and spiritually beautiful.

Honey Bee and Red Lotus

Honey Bee and Red Lotus

a story book for small children

Retold by Ananda Rama and Illustrated by Ananda Carushila

“This touching, beautifully illustrated tale of Honey Bee’s search for a special gift will appeal to a young child’s innate love of nature and depthful generosity to others.”
-- Ruai Gregory, MA, instructor, Early Childhood Education.
Inquire at <amgkpublications@gurukul.edu> for bulk orders.

MV+ and the Golden Chamber – by Jesse Seanach

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An adventure – mystery book for children and youth introducing the concept of microvita. Now available in paperback. Inquire at <amgkpublications@gurukul.edu> for bulk orders.

“On the surface it looks like MV+ is a story about children and written for children, but the author has skillfully and seamlessly integrated advanced metaphysical and social ideas into a gripping narrative that has power to enlighten and inspire idealistic people of all ages.” -- Dada Vedaprajinananda

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A Song in My Heart

Song Book and Music CDs!

From Sunrise International Preschool in Copenhagen
A beautiful collection of Neohumanist songs for circle time... and any time!
The package includes one booklet and 2 CDs.
The book contains 55 songs, including "sunny songs", "classic kids songs", "sharing songs" and "love grows" songs. It comes with guitar chords too so that you can enjoy playing and singing along together!
Contact Didi Ananda Ragamaya: info@sunrisepreschool.dk

Neohumanist Educational Futures

Edited by Dr. Sohail Inayatullah, Marcus Bussey and Dr. Ivana Milojevic

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Neohumanist Educational Futures breaks new ground by linking neohumanism with pedagogy and futures thinking. Inayatullah, Bussey and Milojevic, all educators, theorize the ethics of inclusion and exclusion; situate neohumanism in Tantric and transcultural futures; map out issues in neohumanist pedagogy (including, education for world futures; from information to wisdom; social cohesion in South Africa; speciesism and vegetarian pedagogy in Sweden; alternative indicators for neohumanism; integrated intelligence, peace and non-violence, partnership education; and the politics of historiography) and provide case studies of neohumanist educational practice.
ORDERING: Copies can be ordered from s.inayatullah@qut.edu.au.

Circle of Love poster

Circle of Love Poster

This beautiful full color poster measures approx 20 X 30 inches. Cost is $10 US plus shipping for developed countries and $5 US plus shipping for developing countries.
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Kids Yoga Poster Kids Yoga Poster

Kid’s Yoga Posters

Arunima in Taipei has printed the sequel to Yoga Kids Poster and she is working on the third one. She is also hoping to make "animals in meditation" poster to inspire kids. These brightly coloured posters are made in Taiwan. Each one measures approximately 20 x 30 inches. To order write to: books.tw@gurukul.edu

The Fairy’s Flowers

A Neohumanist Children’s Book

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The Fairy’s Flowers is inspired by the ten moral principles of Yama and Niyama as elaborated by Shrii P. R Sarkar in his book Guide to Human Conduct. Each concept is delightfully interwoven into the adventure of Jonathan who sets out to meet the fairy in the forest. The Fairy's Flowers is a 32 page full colour glossy book with soft cover printed in India. It costs $ 7 US plus $ 3 for postage.
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The Fairy’s Flowers – CD

A Neohumanist Story and Songs CD

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This subtle work is based on a blending of storytelling and song. The Fairy’s Flowers story is simply narrated. Phrases are sung throughout using the lyre, Indian bells, guitar, harmonies and counter voices. 14 celestial songs satisfy the young child’s need for repetition.
Narration and songs produced and performed by Anjali (Angela Silva-Natarajan)
Story by Mukti Hava Bauman, Adapted by Didi Anandarama
Published by AMGK. Cost: $15US per CD
Order from www.nhe-press.com