5 edition of Philosophy and theistic mysticism of the Āl̲vārs found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -257) and index.
|LC Classifications||BL1284.545 .S645 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 263 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||263|
|LC Control Number||97913693|
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The god-intoxicated twelve Vaisnava Saints of South India popularly known as Alvars, who lived between fifth and eighth centuries A.D. represent a significant phase of Vaisnava Philosophy and Religion which provided a solid foundation for the development of the system of Visistadvaita Vedanta in the hands of Ramanuja and his illustrious successors/5(2).
Motilal Banarsidass Publ. Philosophy and Theistic Mysticism of the Āl̲vārs. The Buddhist monk Upagupta, who preached and taught meditative practices in Northwest India over two thousand years ago, is venerated today by the laity in parts of Burma, Thailand, and laos as a proctective figure endowed with magical s: 1.
From the Jacket. The god-intoxicated twelve Vaisnava Saints of South India popularly know as Alvars, who lived between fifth and eighth centuries A.D.
represent a significant phas. Based on the original source material, the Philosophy and Mysticism of the Alvars is discussed, fully supported by textual authority, under six broad headings: Doctrine of the Ultimate Reality (paratattva), Doctrine of God (Isvara), Doctrine of the Individual Self (Jivatman), Doctrine of Sadhana, Doctrine of the Supreme Goal (parama-pumsartha) and Theistic Mysticism.
Study on the philosophy and mysticism of Āl̲vārs, Vaiṣṇava saints from South India who lived between the 6th and 8th century. Based on the original source material, the Philosophy and Mysticism of the Alvars is discussed, fully supported by textual authority, under six broad headings: Doctrine of the Ultimate Reality (paratattva), Doctrine of God (Isvara), Doctrine of the Individual Self (Jivatman), Doctrine of Sadhana, Doctrine of the Supreme Goal (parama-purusartha) and Theistic : S.M.S.
Chari. This book is a lively and valuable introduction to that wisdom, and helps open the door again to those mystics and their transformative teachings, which we have been denied access to for so long.” — Peter Kingsley, author of Reality and In the Philosophy and theistic mysticism of the Āl̲vārs book Places of Wisdom/5(26).
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