Jīvanmukti in Transformation

Jīvanmukti in Transformation

Embodied Liberation in Advaita and Neo-Vedanta

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Univ of New York Press
Examines the Hindu concept of liberation while living from the perspective of the Advaita Vedanta school from the Upanisads to modern times.



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Examines the development and transformation of the concept of jivanmukti (liberation while living) from the Upanishads to the modern era. Thoroughly treats the scholastic Advaita tradition on liberation while living, makes a novel argument for a distinct "Yogic Advaita" tradition found in the Yogavasistha and Jivanmuktiviveka, and explores the modern "neo-Vedanta" view of jivanmukti, which has been influenced by Western concepts. Analyzes the views of modern Hindu figures such as Ramana Maharshi, and considers these thinkers in the context of current academic discussions about the encounter of India and the West. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, ©1998
ISBN: 9780585066851
058506685X
0791439038
0791439046
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 251 pages)

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