By Anantanand Rambachan
This enticing and available paintings presents an advent to the Hindu culture of Advaita Vedānta and brings it into dialogue with modern matters. Advaita, the non-dual university of Indian philosophy and spirituality linked to Śaṅkara, is frequently obvious as “other-worldly,” concerning the international as an phantasm. Anantanand Rambachan has performed a relevant position in offering a extra real Advaita, person who unearths how Advaita is confident in regards to the right here and now. the 1st a part of the publication offers the hermeneutics and spirituality of Advaita, utilizing textual resources, classical remark, and glossy scholarship. The book’s moment part considers the consequences of Advaita for moral and social demanding situations: patriarchy, homophobia, ecological challenge, 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 suggest for justice, dignity, and the equality of human beings.
“Rambachan has written an unique, artistic, and provocative publication that might guarantee that Hinduism has a better voice within the normal 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 examine of South Asian spiritual traditions. It has the aptitude 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 collage and the writer of The Advaita Worldview: God, global, and Humanity, additionally released through SUNY Press.
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