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An Introduction To Madhva Vedanta

Author : Deepak Sarma
ISBN : 0754606376
Genre : Philosophy
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This introduction to the Madhva school of Vedanta is accessible to a wide audience with interest in Hinduism, Indian thought and in the comparative philosophy of religion. Deepak Sarma explores the philosophical foundations of Madhva Vedanta and then presents translations of actual debates between the Madhva and Advaita schools of Vedanta, thus positioning readers at the centre of the 700 year-old controversy between these two schools of Vedanta. Original texts of Madhvacarya are included in an appendix, in translation and in Sanskrit.

History Of The Dvaita School Of Ved?nta And Its Literature

Author : B. N. Krishnamurti Sharma
ISBN : 8120815750
Genre : Dvaita (Vedanta)
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This study offers a panoramic view of the creative, expository, interpretive, dialectic, polemical, didactic and devotional phases of Dvaita philosophy, and its literature with a clear chronological setting of literary, historical and epigraphic materials. Written in lucid style it presents a vigorous and sparkling historical exposition of the mighty currents of Realistic Theism, originating in the Vedic and post-Vedic sources of Madhva philosophy finding their culmination in the Dvaita Vedanta of Madhvacarya, and the long line of his great commentators and followers, over a period of seven centuries from the thirteenth century onwards.

An Introduction To Madhva Ontology

Author : Ram Anant Kashyap
ISBN : UOM:39015058440853
Genre : Dvaita (Vedanta)
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On the Dvaita (dualistic) school of Vedanta philosophy propounded by Madhva, 13th cent.

The Crisis Of The Holy

Author : Alon Goshen-Gottstein
ISBN : 9781532670091
Genre : Religion
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All the world's religions are experiencing rapid change due to a confluence of social and economic global forces. Factors such as the pervasive intrusion of globalizing political and economic developments, polarized and morally equivalent presentations seen in the media, and the sense of surety demanded in and promised by a culture dominated by science are some of the factors that have placed extreme pressure on all religious traditions. This has stimulated unprecedented responses by religious groups, ranging from fundamentalism to the syncretistic search for meaning. As religion takes on new forms, the balance between individual and community is disrupted and reconfigured. Religions often lose the capacity to recall their ultimate purpose or lead their adherents toward it. This is the situation we call "the crisis of the holy." It is a confluence of threats, challenges, and opportunities for all religions. This volume explores the contours of pressures, changes, and transformations and reflects on how all our religions are changing. By identifying commonalities across religions as they respond to these pressures, The Crisis of the Holy recommends ways religious traditions might cope with these changes and how they might join forces in doing so. Contributors: Vincent J. Cornell, Alon Goshen-Gottstein, Sidney H. Griffith, Maria Reis Habito, B. Barry Levy, Deepak Sarma, Michael von Bruck

The Religious Other

Author : Alon Goshen-Gottstein
ISBN : 9781532670114
Genre : Religion
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One of the biggest challenges for relations between religions is the view of the religious Other. The question touches the roots of our theological views. The Religious Other: Hostility, Hospitality, and the Hope of Human Flourishing explores the views of multiple religious traditions on how to regard otherness. How does one move from hostility to hospitality? How can hospitality be understood not simply as social hospitality but as theological hospitality, making room for the religious Other on theological grounds? What is our vision for the flourishing of the Other, while respecting his otherness? This volume is an exercise in constructive interreligious theology. By including Abrahamic and non-Abrahamic traditions, it approaches these challenges from multiple perspectives, highlighting commonalities in approach and ways in which one tradition might inspire another. Contributors: Vincent J. Cornell, Alon Goshen-Gottstein, Richard P. Hayes, Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, Deepak Sarma, Stephen W. Sykes, Dharma Master Hsin Tao, Ashok Vohra

Classical Indian Philosophy

Author : Deepak Sarma
ISBN : 9780231133999
Genre : Philosophy
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Deepak Sarma completes the first outline in more than fifty years of India's key philosophical traditions, inventively sourcing seminal texts and clarifying language, positions, and issues. Organized by tradition, the volume covers six schools of orthodox Hindu philosophy: Mimamsa (the study of the earlier Vedas, later incorporated into Vedanta), Vedanta (the study of the later Vedas, including the Bhagavad Gita and the Upanishads), Sankhya (a form of self-nature dualism), Yoga (a practical outgrowth of Sankhya), and Nyaya and Vaisesika (two forms of realism). It also discusses Jain philosophy and the Mahayana Buddhist schools of Madhyamaka and Yogacara. Sarma maps theories of knowledge, perception, ontology, religion, and salvation, and he details central concepts, such as the pramanas (means of knowledge), pratyaksa (perception), drayvas (types of being), moksa (liberation), and nirvana. Selections and accompanying materials inspire a reassessment of long-held presuppositions and modes of thought, and accessible translations prove the modern relevance of these enduring works.

The Many Colors Of Hinduism

Author : Carl Olson
ISBN : UOM:39015077117383
Genre : Social Science
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Conventional approaches to Hinduism typically stress its classical religious tradition with an emphasis on the Brahmin texts and practices. Frequently neglected are the practices of lower caste Indians, the role of women in the culture, the religious life of village folk, devotion to the deity Rama, and the Sant tradition of North India. The Many Colors of Hinduism is the first introductory text to provide a balanced view of this rich religious tradition, acknowledging the full range of its many competing and even contradictory aspects. Utilizing a thematic-historical approach, Carl Olson draws on a wide array of textual evidence, the fieldwork of anthropologists in close contact with insiders, and voices of thinkers ranging from Indologist Alf Hiltebeitel to Cambridge scholar Julius Lipner. The result is a narrative approach that offers a view of Hinduism that emulates the storytelling nature of the religion itself. Covering ancient times to the present and explaining important cultural metaphors, symbols, and narratives not generally found in other introductory textbooks, Olson offers students a new perspective of a religion that is more varied than most Westerners realize. The Many Colors of Hinduism will be essential reading for undergraduate courses in world or Asian religions.

Plantingian Religious Epistemology And World Religions

Author : Erik Baldwin
ISBN : 9781498552943
Genre : Philosophy
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Baldwin and McNabb explore how non-Christian religious traditions can utilize Plantinga’s epistemology. This book pays particular attention to the question, if there are believers from differing religious traditions that can rightfully utilize his epistemology, does this somehow prevent a Plantingian’s creedal-specific belief from being warranted?

Synthesizing The Vedanta

Author : Sean Doyle
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122451870
Genre : Religion
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Fr Pierre Johanns is a key figure in the history of Christian intellectual engagement with Hindu philosophy. He was the most articulate figure in a group of Belgian Jesuits in Calcutta who sought to develop the theological project initiated by Brahmabandhab Upadhyay, a convert to Catholicism whose theology conveyed a positive appreciation of aspects of Hindu advaitic philosophy. Johanns began to publish a steady stream of articles in the monthly Light of the East that analysed pertinent features of Vedantic thought from the perspective of his neo-Thomistic presuppositions. Johanns engaged in a thorough explication and analysis of the thinking of the Hindu teachers Sankara, Ramanuja, and Vallabha. He attempted to fashion a creative synthesis of their views, constructing a new, holistic metaphysic from the raw material of their respective philosophical theologies. This book examines the theological writings of Pierre Johanns by situating him within his historical context, by discussing how Johanns interacted with Vedantic philosophy, and by assessing the success of his project.

Journal Of Vai??ava Studies

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Genre : Vaishnavism
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Introduction To Vedanta

Author : P. Nagaraja Rao
ISBN : UOM:39015058452411
Genre : Vedanta
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World Religions

Author : Michael O'Neal
ISBN : STANFORD:36105210573734
Genre : Religions
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Presents a guide to the major religions of the world.

Dvaita Ved?nta

Author : T. P. Ramachandran
ISBN : UOM:39015024871082
Genre : Dvaita (Vedanta)
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Exegesis of the philosophy of Madhva, 13th century founder of the Dvaita (dualistic) school of Vedanta.

A Contribution Towards An Index To The Bibliography Of The Indian Philosophical Systems

Author : Fitzedward Hall
ISBN : ONB:+Z229246807
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?a??yabdasa?skr?tam Countries Other Than India

Author : Radhavallabh Tripathi
ISBN : 8124606307
Genre : Sanskrit language
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A Critique Of Madhva Refutation Of The Samkara School Of Vedanta

Author : K. Narain
ISBN : UOM:39015037050765
Genre : Mādhvas
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The Da?an?m? Sa?ny?s?s

Author : Matthew James Clark
ISBN : UOM:39015064890331
Genre : History
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This book provides an account of the organisation, practices and history of the Daśanāmī-Saṃnyāsīs, one of the largest sects of sādhu-s ('holy men') in South Asia. According to tradition, the sect was founded by the legendary south-Indian philosopher Śaṅkarācārya, whose floruit was most probably around 700CE. While the first three chapters of this book examine the sect's organisation and its various branches, the latter chapters explore its history. This is the first full-length study of the Daśanāmī-Saṃnyāsīs to be published since the 1970s, and will be particularly useful both for students of Hinduism and for readers with a particular interest in the religious history of mediaeval India.

A Contribution Towards An Index To The Bibliography Of The Indian Philosophical Systems By Fitzedward Haal

Author : Fitzedward Hall
ISBN : IBNF:CF005707376
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An Introduction To Indian Philosophy

Author : Christopher Bartley
ISBN : 9781847064493
Genre : Philosophy
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This textbook introduces students to the full range of Indian philosophical thought.

Philosophy Of Religion

Author : William J. Wainwright
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131273620
Genre : Religion
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The past forty years or so have witnessed a renaissance in the philosophy of religion. New tools and new historical research have prompted many thinkers to take a fresh look at old topics. Moreover, sophisticated examinations of contentious new issues, such as the problem of religious diversity or the role of emotions and other non- evidental factors in shaping rationally held religious beliefs, have also emerged. Comes fully indexed with a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor.

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