By P. Pratap Kumar
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Seems at Western understandings of South Asian religions and indigenous responses from pre-colonial to modern occasions. targeting limitations, appropriations, and resistances keen on Western engagements with South Asian religions, this edited quantity considers either the pre- and postcolonial interval in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
Makes use of either textual and ethnographic assets to illustrate that during Śaṅkara’s vedānta, brahman is an lively strength in addition to a transcendent final. Śaṅkara’s notion, advaita vedānta or non-dual vedānta, is a convention excited by brahman, the final word fact transcending all specific manifestations, phrases, and ideas.
The Rigveda is the oldest Sanskrit textual content, together with over a thousand hymns devoted to quite a few divinities of the Vedic culture. Orally composed and orally transmitted for numerous millennia, the hymns exhibit impressive poetic complexity and non secular sophistication. because the fruits of the lengthy culture of Indo-Iranian oral-formulaic compliment poetry and the 1st monument of particularly Indian religiosity and literature, the Rigveda is essential to the knowledge either one of Indo-European and Indo-Iranian cultural prehistory and of later Indian non secular heritage and excessive literature.
One Self is a compilation of satsangs with Nomefrom may perhaps four, 2003 to January 29, 2012. the entire satsangs commence with silence, which finds the real nature of the single Self—our real nature. such a lot satsangs then have a discourse at the nature of the single Self and guide on find out how to perform Sri Ramana’s Self-Inquiry.
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