Common Sense about Uncommon Wisdom: Ancient Teachings of Vedanta

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Himalayan Institute Press, 2001 - 228 страници
The essence of any great truth should be simple, and its discovery should unfold with joy. This straightforward introduction to Vedanta will bring the ancient and uncommon wisdom of Vedanta alive for you in the spirit of today. In a broad sense, Vedanta is any tradition or methodology that provides knowledge of the true nature of the self. Based on the profound wisdom of the Upanishads, the most ancient and authoritative scriptures of India, this book is a simple, insightful, and contemporary introduction to the vital teachings of Vedanta.Common Sense About Uncommon Wisdom reveals what Vedanta is, what it is not, and how to begin understanding its beauty and perennial truth. Excerpts from the Upanishads and other ancient Sanskrit scriptures provide insight on the origins of Vedanta, and chapters on traditional methods of study supply essential background for anyone seeking liberation from a sense of incompleteness.
 

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Preface
1
What Vedanta Is Not
19
The Teachings
37
The Texts
119
About Students Teachers and Learning
149
In Conclusion
199
Acknowledgments
215
About the Author 229
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