By Anantanand Rambachan

ISBN-10: 1438454554

ISBN-13: 9781438454559

ISBN-10: 1438454562

ISBN-13: 9781438454566

Discusses Hindu Advaita Vedānta as a philosophy of social justice for the trendy world.

This attractive and available paintings presents 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 frequently obvious as “other-worldly,” concerning the global as an phantasm. Anantanand Rambachan has performed a vital function in proposing a extra real Advaita, person who unearths how Advaita is confident in regards to the the following and now. the 1st a part of the booklet provides the hermeneutics and spirituality of Advaita, utilizing textual assets, classical remark, and smooth scholarship. The book’s moment part considers the consequences of Advaita for moral and social demanding situations: patriarchy, homophobia, ecological quandary, baby abuse, and inequality. Rambachan establishes how Advaita’s non-dual knowing 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, artistic, and provocative e-book that may guarantee that Hinduism has a better voice within the basic area 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 aptitude to revolutionize how students view Hinduism quite often, and Advaita Vedānta in particular.” — Jeffery D. lengthy, Elizabethtown College

Anantanand Rambachan is Professor of faith at St. Olaf university and the writer of The Advaita Worldview: God, global, and Humanity, additionally released through SUNY Press.

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