By Anantanand Rambachan
This attractive and obtainable paintings presents an creation to the Hindu culture of Advaita Vedānta and brings it into dialogue with modern matters. Advaita, the non-dual tuition of Indian philosophy and spirituality linked to Śaṅkara, is frequently noticeable as “other-worldly,” concerning the international as an phantasm. Anantanand Rambachan has performed a significant position in offering a extra actual Advaita, person who unearths how Advaita is confident concerning the right here and now. the 1st a part of the booklet provides the hermeneutics and spirituality of Advaita, utilizing textual assets, classical statement, and glossy scholarship. The book’s moment part considers the results of Advaita for moral and social demanding situations: patriarchy, homophobia, ecological difficulty, baby abuse, and inequality. Rambachan establishes how Advaita’s non-dual knowing of fact offers the floor for social activism and the values that recommend for justice, dignity, and the equality of human beings.
“Rambachan has written an unique, inventive, and provocative publication that might guarantee that Hinduism has a better voice within the normal enviornment of interreligious dialogue.” — Paul F. Knitter, Union Theological Seminary
“This is a vital contribution to the development of optimistic paintings in Hindu theology, comparative theology, and the examine of South Asian non secular traditions. It has the capability to revolutionize how students view Hinduism ordinarily, 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, global, and Humanity, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.
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