The Essential Vedanta: A New Source Book of Advaita Vedanta

The Essential Vedanta: A New Source Book of Advaita Vedanta

by Eliot Deutsch, Rohit Dalvi
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

This book is the only comprehensive introduction to Advaita Vedanta that traces the history of this tradition by means of primary sources. The sources (in translation) are drawn from Sanskrit texts by some of the most important advaitic thinkers. The editors have filled in the appropriate background materials to make this a book through which readers can understand… See more details below

Overview

This book is the only comprehensive introduction to Advaita Vedanta that traces the history of this tradition by means of primary sources. The sources (in translation) are drawn from Sanskrit texts by some of the most important advaitic thinkers. The editors have filled in the appropriate background materials to make this a book through which readers can understand Advaita Vedanta both in terms of cultural history and philosophy. The book reveals the classical form of this great tradition of thought, showing how it actually functioned in Indian culture, and demonstrates its distinctive philosophical achievements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935493440
Publisher:
World Wisdom
Publication date:
08/12/2004
Series:
Treasures of the World's Religions
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
1,091,724
File size:
1 MB

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >