By Anantanand Rambachan
This attractive and available paintings offers an creation to the Hindu culture of Advaita Vedānta and brings it into dialogue with modern issues. Advaita, the non-dual institution 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 crucial function in featuring 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 provides the hermeneutics and spirituality of Advaita, utilizing textual resources, classical statement, and glossy scholarship. The book’s moment part considers the consequences of Advaita for moral and social demanding situations: patriarchy, homophobia, ecological predicament, baby abuse, and inequality. Rambachan establishes how Advaita’s non-dual figuring out of fact offers the floor for social activism and the values that suggest for justice, dignity, and the equality of human beings.
“Rambachan has written an unique, inventive, and provocative booklet that might 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 positive paintings in Hindu theology, comparative theology, and the learn 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 means 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