By Anantanand Rambachan
This attractive and obtainable paintings offers an advent to the Hindu culture of Advaita Vedānta and brings it into dialogue with modern issues. Advaita, the non-dual tuition of Indian philosophy and spirituality linked to Śaṅkara, is usually noticeable as “other-worldly,” in regards to the international as an phantasm. Anantanand Rambachan has performed a valuable function in featuring a extra genuine Advaita, one who finds how Advaita is confident concerning the the following and now. the 1st a part of the ebook provides the hermeneutics and spirituality of Advaita, utilizing textual assets, classical statement, and sleek scholarship. The book’s moment part considers the consequences of Advaita for moral and social demanding situations: patriarchy, homophobia, ecological quandary, baby abuse, and inequality. Rambachan establishes how Advaita’s non-dual figuring out of truth offers the floor for social activism and the values that suggest for justice, dignity, and the equality of human beings.
“Rambachan has written an unique, inventive, and provocative booklet that would guarantee that Hinduism has a better voice within the basic area of interreligious dialogue.” — Paul F. Knitter, Union Theological Seminary
“This is a crucial contribution to the development of positive paintings in Hindu theology, comparative theology, and the examine of South Asian non secular traditions. It has the aptitude to revolutionize how students view Hinduism regularly, and Advaita Vedānta in particular.” — Jeffery D. lengthy, Elizabethtown College
Anantanand Rambachan is Professor of faith at St. Olaf university and the writer of The Advaita Worldview: God, international, and Humanity, additionally released through SUNY Press.
Read or Download A Hindu Theology of Liberation: Not-Two Is Not One (SUNY Series in Religious Studies) PDF
Similar hinduism books
Attention-grabbing in its mix of private tales and analytical insights, a few difficulty with Cows can assist scholars of clash know the way a probably irrational and archaic insurrection turns into a method for renegotiating the distribution of strength and rights in a small neighborhood. utilizing first-person debts of Hindus and Muslims in a distant Bangladeshi village, Beth Roy evocatively describes and analyzes a large-scale insurrection that profoundly altered existence within the region within the Fifties.
It truly is through becoming the realm into smartly outlined containers that Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain philosophers have been in a position to achieve exceptional insights into the character of truth, God, language and idea itself. Such different types aimed to surround the universe, the brain and the divine inside of an all-encompassing method, from linguistics to epistemology, common sense and metaphysics, theology and the character of fact.
Albert Schweitzers Einführung in die Weltanschauung der indischen Denker ist inzwischen ein Klassiker. Knapp, verständlich und kompetent erklärt der Theologe und Arzt das religiöse und philosophische Denken der Inder von den Upanischaden über Buddhismus und Jainismus bis hin zum modernen Neohinduismus.
The story of Nala and Damayanti is a posh mythological romance that predates the epic Mahabharata. Narrated by means of the sage Vrihadaswa within the Vana Parva (Book of the woodland) of this epic, it has woven a paranormal spell on readers down the a long time with its narration of: Golden-winged, celestial swans… Shape-shifting gods vying with people to wed the main attractive girl ever.
- The Blackwell Companion to Hinduism (Wiley Blackwell Companions to Religion)
- Reflections of Amma: Devotees in a Global Embrace
- Discipline monastique (Spiritualités vivantes) (French Edition)
- Bhagavad Gita for Modern Times: Secrets to Attaining Inner Peace and Harmony
Extra resources for A Hindu Theology of Liberation: Not-Two Is Not One (SUNY Series in Religious Studies)