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The Roots of Vedanta: Selections From Sankara’s Writings Sudhakshina Rangaswami

The Roots of Vedanta: Selections From Sankara’s Writings

Sudhakshina Rangaswami

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ISBN : 9780143064459
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480 pages
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This erudite and wide-ranging anthology offers a panoramic view of Vedanta in Sankara’s own words, with selections from standard translations of his commentaries on the Upanisads, the Brahma-sutra (Vedanta-sutra) and the Bhagavad-gita—texts whichMoreThis erudite and wide-ranging anthology offers a panoramic view of Vedanta in Sankara’s own words, with selections from standard translations of his commentaries on the Upanisads, the Brahma-sutra (Vedanta-sutra) and the Bhagavad-gita—texts which together form the scriptural canon of Vedanta—and an independent treatise, the Upadesa Sahasri, on whose authenticity there is unanimity.Exhibiting a deep empathy with the living tradition, Sudhakshina has selected passages that explain all the important concepts and teachings, including up-to-date deliberations on Sankara. Her general and sectional introductions illuminate and demystify the esoteric concepts.