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The Vedanta Philosophy

The Vedanta Philosophy

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  • Dimensions:9.0 inch X 6.0 inch
  • Edition:2002
  • Author:F. Max. Muller
  • Publisher:New Bharatiya Book Corporation
  • ISBN:8187418591
  • Cover Type:Hardcover
  • Number of Pages:109


    Chapter 1. Origin of the Vedanta Philosophy  
      The Importance of the Philosophy 1  
      What is important and what is merely curious 2
      The Importance of the Vedanta Philosophy 4
      Opinions of the Vedanta by Schopenhauer, Sir W. Jones, Victor Cousin, F. Schlegel 5
      The Vedanta, both Philosophy and Religion 7
      The Upanisads as Vedanta 9
      The Four Stages of Life 11
      Relation of the Soul (Atman) to Brahmana (the Paramatman) 12
      Unsystematic Character of the Upanisads 13
      Growth of Religious and Philosophic Thought before the Upanisads 14
      Belief in the God 16
      Two Forms of the Vedanta 17
      The Upanisads treated as Revealed, not as Historical Books 18
      Moral Preparation for the Study of the Vedanta 21
      Mistrust in the Evidence of the Senses 24
      Metaphorical Language of the Upanisads 24
    Chapter 2. The Soul and God  
      Extracts from the Upanisads 28
      I. From Katha Upanisad 28
      II. From the Maitrayana Upanisad 33
      Sankara's Analysis of Subject and object 36
      The Inheritance of the Vedanta 42
      No Esoteric Vedanta 42
      Relation between the Higher Brahmana and the Lower Brahmana 49
      Relation between the Higher Atman and the Living Atman 51
      Different Views of the Soul in Indian Philosophy 52
      The Upadhis as the cause of difference between the Soul and God 54
      The Psychology of the Vedanta 55
      Our Mind is not our Self (Atman) 57
      The Upadhis due to Avidya 57
      Nescience (Avidya) destroyed by Knowledge (Vidya) 59
      How the Soul can be one with God 60
    Chapter 3. Similarities and Differences between Indian and European Philosophy  
      Strangeness of Eastern Philosophy 64
      General Interest of Indian Philosophy 65
      Critical Treatment of Oriental Literature 66
      The Sacred Syllable Om 68
      Whatever was Old became Sacred 69
      Books for the Study of the Vedanta 70
      Coincidences. Spinoza's Substantia' 72
      The Meaning of Real 74
      The Nature of Avidya and Maya 75
      Colebrooke n Maya 75
      Sir W. Jones on the Vedanta 77
      The Two Brahmans are One 78
      The Germs of the Vedanta in the Upanisads 79
      The Knowledge of the Brahmana 81
      Names and Forms the Objects of Brahmana's knowledge 82
      Thought and Language Inseparable 82
      Coincideness between Names and Forms and the Greek Logas 83
      Speech as a Creative Power to the Veda 84
      Similarity with the Old Testament Wisdom 85
      Did Brahmana means Word? 86
      Brahmana derived from the same Root as Verbum and Word 87
      Names and Forms the Connecting-link between Brahmana and the World 88
      The Gods of other Religions 90
      Names and Forms the Product of Avidya 92
      The Vedanta in Political Life 94
      The Ethics of the Vedanta 95
      The Doctrine of Karman 96
      Pre-existence of the Soul 97
      Recapitulation 100

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