By Anantanand Rambachan
This attractive and available paintings presents an creation to the Hindu culture of Advaita Vedānta and brings it into dialogue with modern issues. Advaita, the non-dual university of Indian philosophy and spirituality linked to Śaṅkara, is frequently noticeable as “other-worldly,” concerning the global as an phantasm. Anantanand Rambachan has performed a critical position in offering a extra genuine Advaita, one who finds how Advaita is optimistic 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 statement, and glossy scholarship. The book’s moment part considers the results of Advaita for moral and social demanding situations: patriarchy, homophobia, ecological main issue, baby abuse, and inequality. Rambachan establishes how Advaita’s non-dual figuring out of truth presents the floor for social activism and the values that recommend for justice, dignity, and the equality of human beings.
“Rambachan has written an unique, artistic, and provocative booklet that would guarantee that Hinduism has a better voice within the normal area of interreligious dialogue.” — Paul F. Knitter, Union Theological Seminary
“This is a crucial contribution to the development of confident paintings in Hindu theology, comparative theology, and the examine of South Asian spiritual traditions. It has the aptitude to revolutionize how students view Hinduism quite often, and Advaita Vedānta in particular.” — Jeffery D. lengthy, Elizabethtown College
Anantanand Rambachan is Professor of faith at St. Olaf collage and the writer of The Advaita Worldview: God, international, and Humanity, additionally released by way of SUNY Press.
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A Hindu Theology of Liberation: Not-Two Is Not One (SUNY Series in Religious Studies) by Anantanand Rambachan