By Anantanand Rambachan
This enticing and available 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 usually noticeable as “other-worldly,” in regards to the global as an phantasm. Anantanand Rambachan has performed a valuable position in proposing a extra genuine Advaita, one who finds how Advaita is confident concerning the right here and now. the 1st a part of the e-book provides the hermeneutics and spirituality of Advaita, utilizing textual assets, classical observation, and sleek scholarship. The book’s moment part considers the results of Advaita for moral and social demanding situations: patriarchy, homophobia, ecological drawback, baby abuse, and inequality. Rambachan establishes how Advaita’s non-dual knowing of truth 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 would guarantee that Hinduism has a better voice within the common area 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 learn of South Asian spiritual traditions. It has the capability to revolutionize how students view Hinduism more often than not, 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 via SUNY Press.
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A Hindu Theology of Liberation: Not-Two Is Not One (SUNY Series in Religious Studies) by Anantanand Rambachan