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A Tradition of Teachers Sankara and the Jagadgurus Today

Cenkner’s excellent study focuses on the guru-sisya relationship as articulated in the tradition of Sankara. As one of the central


The concept of Adhyasa in its three variants has to be asserted from the non-contradictory ground of Reality. In this context, there is a need to differentiate 'mere appearance' (as it appears) and 'the actual appearance' (as it is) or the unmanifest Reality. It cannot be denied that the concepts of 'Brahmatkaikya' and 'Brahmabhava' created confusion in many thinkers, but the authentic explanations by Sri Sankara steadfastly made the Advaitic perspective unchallengeable in all the times.

Advaita A Conceptual Analysis

The book does not just present Advaita as a system of metaphysical thought. It is essentially an off-beat effort seeking

Advaita Metaphysics

This book undertakes the study of Advaitavada of sankara in its depth  and extension. It spells out the relative cogency of Malkani's understanding of Advaita Metaphysics and Methodology, Murty's Critique of Advaita (nondualism) and Misra's Philosophical Construction of Advaita from a linguistic perspective. This volume centres around the formulations of the Advaita theory of monism on the basis epistemological and logical analysis of knowledge in Adhyasa Bhasya.

Advaitic Mysticism Of Sankara

This book attempts to elaborate and clarify Sankara's understanding of brahmannubhava, in all its aspects, relying exclusively on his own writings. For this, not only the commentaries, but also the prakarana granthas have been taken into account. In the final chapter, brahmanubhava is compared with what was said about the mystic experience by two of the most authoritative exponents of christian and Islamic mysticisms, namely st, John of the cross and Jalalu' d-Din Rumi, mainly to understand Sankara's position without any ambiguity.

Bhasa Pariccheda

The Bhasa-Pariccheda with its commentary, the Siddhanta-muktavali, by the same author, Visvanatha Nyaya-Pancanana Bhattacarya, is a manual on the Nyaya-Vaisesika Philosophy which is extensively read throughout India by all who want to get a fair knowledge of the subject within a short compass. Through inteded for beginners, it is a pretty difficult book, the chief reason for which is its extreme terseness. In 1850 Dr. E. Roer published an English edition of the Bhasa-pariccheda, with extracts from the Muktavali, which is long out of print. An English rendering of the work with the Muktavali was therefore overdue.

Blissful Experience Bhakti

This book examines the views of Visistadvaita of Ramanuja on bhakti and prapatti (self-surrender). It studies in-depth the meaning of

Brahma Sutras

The present compendium in English of the Sri-Bhashya, is similar to an earlier  one of Sri Shankar's commentary on the Brahma-Sutras by Swami Vireswarananda. The foreword presents a scholarly resume of the Sri-Bhashya. The Introduction contains an illuminating comparative study of the commentaries by Shankara, Ramanuja, Vallabha, Nimbarka. and Madhva. It includes with a section drawing attention to the harmony underlying these different commentaries.

Brahman and the World

This book proposes to take up the question of Universal Causation to examine thoroughly as how far it is right to regard Brahman as the Universal Cause and how far sutrakara himself lent his support to each of the interconflicting schools of Vedanta. This book should, therefore, benefit all who are devoted to the philosophic teachings of Advaita Vedanta and its preceptors.

Indian Philosophical Systems

Vedanta Desika, an illustrious successor to Ramanuja, wrote two important philosophical treatises titled Tattva-mukta-kalapa and Adhikarana-saravati, devoted primarily to establish that Visistadvaita Vedantais a sound system of philosophy. He also contributed another important philosophical work under the title Paramata-bhanga in which he presents a critical review of the main tenets of sixteen schools of thought covering.

Indian Philosophical Wisdom

The title of the book Indian Philosophical Wisdom: some Glimpses itself signifies its importance. Ineed, Philosophy is involved in every sphere of human life - literature, creative art, culture, etc. The author in her zeal to unravel the precious accumulated wisdom of Indian Philosophy delved in its treasure with different approaches - historical, analytical, comparative, etc. An attempt has been made in this book to expound Indian Philosophical systems and to analyse critically their logical implications.

Integrating Interdisciplinarity through Philosophy

The books delves into the idea and the philosophy of interdisciplinarity, and then unravels the genealogy, dynamics, and myriad configurations of the highly complex phenomenon. It goes on to assess impact, advantages and critical issues involved in interdisciplinarity, while outlining an Indian view of it. The book, thus, explores the conceptual connections, fundamental issues and intrinsic implications of a myriad variety of interdisciplinary study and research, within and beyond academia. The book also attempts to develop necessary theoretical perspectives and a broader conceptual framework in this connection.