By Anantanand Rambachan
This enticing and obtainable paintings presents an advent to the Hindu culture of Advaita Vedānta and brings it into dialogue with modern issues. Advaita, the non-dual tuition of Indian philosophy and spirituality linked to Śaṅkara, is frequently visible as “other-worldly,” concerning the global as an phantasm. Anantanand Rambachan has performed a relevant position in providing a extra actual Advaita, person who unearths how Advaita is optimistic in regards to the the following and now. the 1st a part of the publication offers 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 predicament, baby abuse, and inequality. Rambachan establishes how Advaita’s non-dual knowing 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, inventive, and provocative ebook that would guarantee that Hinduism has a better voice within the common enviornment of interreligious dialogue.” — Paul F. Knitter, Union Theological Seminary
“This is a crucial contribution to the development of optimistic paintings in Hindu theology, comparative theology, and the research 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 collage and the writer of The Advaita Worldview: God, international, and Humanity, additionally released by way of SUNY Press.
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