Engaged Emancipation: Mind, Morals, and Make-Believe in the Moksopaya (Yogavasistha)

Engaged Emancipation Mind Morals and Make Believe in the Moksopaya Yogavasistha In the Mok op ya also known as the Yogav si ha an eleventh century Sanskrit poetic text the great Vedic philosopher Vasi ha counsels his young protege Lord R ma about the ways of the world through

  • Title: Engaged Emancipation: Mind, Morals, and Make-Believe in the Moksopaya (Yogavasistha)
  • Author: Christopher Key Chapple Arindam Chakrabarti
  • ISBN: 9781438458670
  • Page: 463
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In the Mok op ya also known as the Yogav si ha , an eleventh century Sanskrit poetic text, the great Vedic philosopher Vasi ha counsels his young protege Lord R ma about the ways of the world through sixty four stories designed to bring R ma from ignorance to wisdom Much beloved, this work reflects the philosophy of Kashmir aivism Precisely because all worldly pursuiIn the Mok op ya also known as the Yogav si ha , an eleventh century Sanskrit poetic text, the great Vedic philosopher Vasi ha counsels his young protege Lord R ma about the ways of the world through sixty four stories designed to bring R ma from ignorance to wisdom Much beloved, this work reflects the philosophy of Kashmir aivism Precisely because all worldly pursuits are dreamlike and fiction like, the human soul must first come to an experience of non dualistic, mind only metaphysics, and after attaining this wisdom, promote moral activism Engaged Emancipation is a wide ranging consideration of this work and the philosophical and spiritual questions it addresses by philosophers, Sanskritists, and scholars of religion, literature, and science Contributors allow readers to walk with R ma as his melancholy and angst transform into connectivity, peace, and spiritual equipoise.

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