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This book gives vast account of Vedanta Philosophy. The book gives discourse on the nature of the individual soul, universe, supreme spirit and Divine Meditation. Brahma is the instrumental cause of the universe, the order of creation according to Sruti, essential characteristics of the individual soul have been discussed in detail. The book also speaks about the journey of the departing soul, the effects of righteous and iniquitous conduct, the causes of rebirth. Nature of dream, sound sleep, swoon, meditations and their soul object, the essential attributes of the Supreme Being have been discussed in detail. How the salvation can be attained by the worship of the Supreme Being, sacrifices and other meritorious works, is also explained. Stage by stage journey of the Enlightened soul to the region of Everlasting Bliss, his spiritual escorts, etc. have been discussed. Relation of the released soul to the supreme soul, its omniscience and unfettered movement, the limitation of his powers, his privileges, his immortality unconditioned by time and space have been talked about in detail. By and large, the book is composed of every aspect of Vedanta Philosophy. In addition explanatory quotations from Upanisads and Bhagvadgita, etc. make this book of immense significance and a-must to read. CONTENTS: Foreword; Preface; Chap. A : Section I : A discourse on the nature of the individual soul, the Universe, the Supreme Spirit and of Divine meditation Section II : The different expressions, prescribed in different Srutis for divine meditation, indicating the same Infinite Spirit, Brahma Section III : Continuation of the same discussion. The Infinite Spirit, Brahma, as perfectly distinct from Matter and the Individual soul Section IV : Discussion that Brahma, and not the blind Matter of the Sankhya Philosophy, is the efficient, instrumental and the material cause of the universe Chap. II : Section I : Strengthening, on logical grounds, of the theory that Brahma is the cause of the universe Section II : Refutation of other theories attempting to explain the causation of the universe-the theory of (1) Blind Matter, (2) the Cohesion of Atoms, (3) the Idea and the Impression, (4) the union of the Co-eternal Body and the Soul, (5) the Conjunction of the inactive Spirit with the inanimate Matter, (6) Energy independent of Spirit Section III : The order of creation, according to Sruti, of the five Primary elements. Determination of the essential characteristics of the individual soul Section IV : The creation, according to Sruti, of the senses and the dynamic centres of action volitional and automatic, and of the chief vital energy; and the establishment of their origin from Brahma Chap. III : Section I : The journey of the departing soul. The effects of righteous and iniquitous conduct. The cause of rebirth Section II : A discourse on the nature of dream, sound sleep and swoon. The two-fold Nature of the Supreme Being-Transcendent and Immanent. His relation to the Individual soul and to the Universe Section III : Meditations and their sole object. Meditation by and through a Symbol. Difference in forms of Meditation accounted for. The essential attributes of the Supreme Being. The three essential points of Meditation. How the defective form of Meditation to be remedied. Classification of the forms` of Meditation (???????, ?????????? and ????????????). The aspect of the Soul upon which the mind ought to be fixed. Penalty from breaking the vow of life-long celebacy. Right of Brahma-Vidya conceded to those standing apart from the four orders of life Section IV : Salvation-the end and aim of the worship of the Supreme Being. The purifying effects of sacrifices and other meritorious works. Work-the means and not the end. Works and sacrifices redundant for an earnest seeker of Brahma, bu Printed Pages: 446. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 5145
Inhaltsangabe: Gives an account of Vedanta philosophy. This book gives discourses on the nature of the individual soul, universe, supreme spirit and divine meditation.
Titel: The Vedanta Philosophy
Verlag: Bharatiya Kala Prakashan
Buchbeschreibung Bankipore, Surendra Nath Bhattacharya, 1927. 770 S., XXIV. Mit einer auf den Vorsatz montierten Visitenkarte des Autors. Einband mit starkem Wasserschaden. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 0 8°. Original-Leinenband mit Goldprägung. Artikel-Nr. 1604