By Anantanand Rambachan
This enticing and obtainable paintings presents an advent 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 visible as “other-worldly,” in regards to the international as an phantasm. Anantanand Rambachan has performed a relevant position in offering a extra real Advaita, one who unearths how Advaita is confident in regards to the right here and now. the 1st a part of the ebook offers the hermeneutics and spirituality of Advaita, utilizing textual assets, classical observation, and sleek scholarship. The book’s moment part considers the consequences of Advaita for moral and social demanding situations: patriarchy, homophobia, ecological trouble, 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 might guarantee that Hinduism has a better voice within the common enviornment of interreligious dialogue.” — Paul F. Knitter, Union Theological Seminary
“This is a vital contribution to the development of optimistic paintings in Hindu theology, comparative theology, and the learn of South Asian spiritual traditions. It has the capability to revolutionize how students view Hinduism commonly, 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 via SUNY Press.
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A Hindu Theology of Liberation: Not-Two Is Not One (SUNY Series in Religious Studies) by Anantanand Rambachan