Sleep as a State of Consciousness in Advaita Vedanta [NOOK Book]

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Indian philosophy bases itself on three states of consciousness: waking, dreaming, and deep sleep. Deep sleep, or sus
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Sleep as a State of Consciousness in Advaita Vedanta

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Overview

Indian philosophy bases itself on three states of consciousness: waking, dreaming, and deep sleep. Deep sleep, or sus
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791484302
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 9/18/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 336 KB

Meet the Author

Arvind Sharma is Birks Professor of Comparative Religion at McGill University. His many books include Methodology in Religious Studies: The Interface with Women’s Studies, also published by SUNY Press, and The Study of Hinduism.

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Table of Contents

1 Sleep in Advaita Vedanta : a prologue 11
2 Sleep in the Prasthanatraya (Upanisads, Brahmasutra, Bhagavadgita) 15
3 Sleep in Mandukyakarika 41
4 Sleep in Sankara Advaita 49
5 Sleep in later Advaita 73
6 Sleep in modern Advaita 99
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