The quest for self knowledge is pervasive in indian thought and is a central concern of advaita vedanta–The non-Dualistic system expounded primarily by. An introduction to the several systems of classical Indian thought such as Professor Deutsch provides. Eliot Deutsch (born January 8, ) is a philosopher, teacher, and writer. He has made including; On Truth: An Ontological Theory; Advaita Vedanta: A Philosophical Reconstruction; Studies in Comparative Aesthetics; Creative Being : The.

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Probably a good introduction of Advaita Vedanta Indian religious “monist” non-dualist idealist philosophybut I have nothing to compare against, and I still have to read the last two chapters.

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Page 11 – The via negativa of Advaita Vedanta also safeguards the unqualified oneness of that state of being called Brahman and silences all argument that would seek either to demonstrate or to refute it. I could imagine that for many Course students this little book would be of interest as it provides an immediate insight in the posit For me this was a wonderful refresher, and I imagine it is a great introduction for anyone.

Tejaswini Gaddam rated it it was amazing Dec 20, If everything is denied, no entity is left, and if no entity is left, the denial of some other entity which we may wish to undertake, becomes impossible, ie that latter entity becomes real and as such cannot be negatived. Amanda Hubacek rated it it was ok Dec 10, Thanks for telling us about the problem.


Other reviews have already made many salient remarks about this excellent book, written from a philosophical perspective on the non-dualistic ‘end’ of the Veda. Advaita establishes the Oneness of Reality and this self-knowledge enables the knower to overcome all pain, misery, ignorance, and bondage. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here De-superimposition apavadareconnecting the effects back into their causes, the discriminating away of all lower levels of experience sadness, unhappiness, and sufferings is the sword that cuts away false identifications.

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In the most popular 80s science book Tao of Physics by Fritjof Capra, he connects the quantum physics concepts with Advaita vedanta.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. The advaitic analysis of the empirical self is interpreted to be a “phenomenology of consciousness.

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The Pure Consciousness, the Brahman transcend all possible dutsch of physics, all dimensions and all physical realities in an infinite space that may have multiverse. Although the vedana self seems different from Brahman, like space inside a milk bottle that looks different from space outside if it. The Human Condition, 2nd Edition. Yognik rated it it was amazing Feb 06, Brahman has no attributes, but it is an entity that encompasses omniscience infinite knowledgeomnipotence unlimited poweromnipresence present everywhereOmni benevolence perfect goodnessimmutable, divine simplicity, and eternal existence.


Brahm The wisdom of Hindu Philosophy: Serious, but still accessible. It is certainly my top choice for Westerners who want to get started with Advaita Vedanta.

Advaita Vedanta; A Philosophical Reconstruction

An introduction to the several systems of classical Indian thought such as Professor Deutsch provides. Jason Wilkins rated it it was amazing Mar 13, I spent a lot of time We bring an association of the impersonal with Maya. Advaita Vedanta interpret the relationship between Brahman and the world in terms of satkaryavada, the theory that effect pre-exists in the cause.

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Studies in Advaita Vedanta: Considering he is a philosopher, this is quite an achievement. Faith rated it it was ok Mar 06,