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In the present work, the author has made an endeavour to give a comprehensive idea of the concept of the Absolute-the personal Isvara and the impersonal Brahman-as found in twenty schools of Indian thought. In dealing with the subject, the author has always kept his eyes on matters found in the original texts, and has given exhaustive quotations from those texts to support any points coming in course of the discussions. This work is therefore expected to help the readers and researchers formulate the idea of the Absolute in the proper perspective.

About the Author

Dr. K.P. Sinha passed M.A. in Sanskrit from Jadavpur University in 1963 and obtained the ph. D. degree from the same university in 1968. he was admitted to the D. Litt. Degree of the University of Burdwan in 1982. Dr. Sinha is a devoted researcher in different fields of Indian Philosophy. Besides, he is the first exponent of Bishnupriya Manipuri Linguistics.

Dr. Sinha's other works are:
1. Nyaya-darsana-vimarsah
2. Sankara-vedante Jnana-mimansa
3. Sankara-vedante Tattva-mimansa
4. Nairatmya-vada-the Buddhist Theory of Not-self
5. Reflexions on Indian Philosophy
6. Indian Theories of Creation
7. The Philosophy of Jainism
8. The Concept of the Self in Indian Philosophy
9. The Bishnupriya Manipuri language
10. The Bishnupriya Manipuris-Their Language, Literature and Culture
11. An Etymological Dictionary of Bishnupriya Manipuri

 

Perface

The present work is a condensed form of . my thesis 'The Concept of the bsolute in Indian Philosophy' approved .for the degree of D. Litt. by the. University of Burdwan in 1982. The original thesis contained detailed discussions on the concepts of the Absolute, the individual self and the material world and also on the relation the Absolute bears to the individual self and the world, as found in twenty schools of Indian thought.

In the following pages, however, my. attention has been to give a comprehensive idea of the concept of the Absolute alone, as found in the said twenty schools. Accordingly, I have made short the discussions on the concepts of the individual self and the material world and have retained that much of the discussions as is conducive to formulating the idea of the Absolute.

'Absolute' means the highest spiritual reality form- ing the foundation of the other realities-the individual selves and the material world. For those who accept personal Isvara or Bhagavat as the highest reality, ?Absolute' means Isvara or Bhagavat, while for those who consider impersonal Brahman as the highest reality, 'Absolute’ means the impersonal Brahman. Accordingly, I have dealt with the concept of the Absolute in both of its aspects-the personal Isvara and the impersonal Brahman.

In presenting any point coming In course of the discussions in this work, I have always kept my eyes on matters found in the original texts, and, with a view to giving the readers scope to verify my presentations with the original texts, I have given exhaustive quota- tions from those texts. I hope, this work will help the readers and researchers have a comprehensive idea of the Absolute found in Indian thought in the proper perspective.

I am greatly thankful to Sri B. B. Das of Chaukhambha Orientalia, who has taken keen interest in publishing this work.

 

CONTENTS
    Page
  Preface iii
  Abbreviations vii
i The Absolute in the vedic Samhitas, the Upanishads and the Bhagavad-gita 3
ii The absolute in Buddhism 23
iii The Absolute in Nyaya-Vaisesika 34
iv Samkhya Attitude towards Isvara 45
v The Absolute in Yoga 55
vi The absolute in Vijnana Bhiksu's Philosophy 70
vii The Absolute in Sankara's Philosophy 86
viii The Absolute in Bhaskara's Philosophy 102
ix The Absolute in Ramanuja's Philosophy 117
x The Absolute in Nimbarka's Philosophy 132
xi The Absolute in Madhva's Philosophy 148
xii The Absolute in Vallabha's Philosophy 164
xiii The Absolute in Sri Caitanya's Philosophy 176
xiv The Absolute in Pasupata-Saivism 199
xv The Absolute in Saiva-Siddhanta 208
xvi The absolute in Srikantha's Philosophy 221
xvii The Absolute in Vira-Saivism 239
xviii The Absolute in Pratyabhijna-Saivism 254
xix The Absolute in Saktism 268
xx The Absolute in Grammar 280
  Select Bibliography 287

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The Absolute in Indian Philosophy

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About the Book

In the present work, the author has made an endeavour to give a comprehensive idea of the concept of the Absolute-the personal Isvara and the impersonal Brahman-as found in twenty schools of Indian thought. In dealing with the subject, the author has always kept his eyes on matters found in the original texts, and has given exhaustive quotations from those texts to support any points coming in course of the discussions. This work is therefore expected to help the readers and researchers formulate the idea of the Absolute in the proper perspective.

About the Author

Dr. K.P. Sinha passed M.A. in Sanskrit from Jadavpur University in 1963 and obtained the ph. D. degree from the same university in 1968. he was admitted to the D. Litt. Degree of the University of Burdwan in 1982. Dr. Sinha is a devoted researcher in different fields of Indian Philosophy. Besides, he is the first exponent of Bishnupriya Manipuri Linguistics.

Dr. Sinha's other works are:
1. Nyaya-darsana-vimarsah
2. Sankara-vedante Jnana-mimansa
3. Sankara-vedante Tattva-mimansa
4. Nairatmya-vada-the Buddhist Theory of Not-self
5. Reflexions on Indian Philosophy
6. Indian Theories of Creation
7. The Philosophy of Jainism
8. The Concept of the Self in Indian Philosophy
9. The Bishnupriya Manipuri language
10. The Bishnupriya Manipuris-Their Language, Literature and Culture
11. An Etymological Dictionary of Bishnupriya Manipuri

 

Perface

The present work is a condensed form of . my thesis 'The Concept of the bsolute in Indian Philosophy' approved .for the degree of D. Litt. by the. University of Burdwan in 1982. The original thesis contained detailed discussions on the concepts of the Absolute, the individual self and the material world and also on the relation the Absolute bears to the individual self and the world, as found in twenty schools of Indian thought.

In the following pages, however, my. attention has been to give a comprehensive idea of the concept of the Absolute alone, as found in the said twenty schools. Accordingly, I have made short the discussions on the concepts of the individual self and the material world and have retained that much of the discussions as is conducive to formulating the idea of the Absolute.

'Absolute' means the highest spiritual reality form- ing the foundation of the other realities-the individual selves and the material world. For those who accept personal Isvara or Bhagavat as the highest reality, ?Absolute' means Isvara or Bhagavat, while for those who consider impersonal Brahman as the highest reality, 'Absolute’ means the impersonal Brahman. Accordingly, I have dealt with the concept of the Absolute in both of its aspects-the personal Isvara and the impersonal Brahman.

In presenting any point coming In course of the discussions in this work, I have always kept my eyes on matters found in the original texts, and, with a view to giving the readers scope to verify my presentations with the original texts, I have given exhaustive quota- tions from those texts. I hope, this work will help the readers and researchers have a comprehensive idea of the Absolute found in Indian thought in the proper perspective.

I am greatly thankful to Sri B. B. Das of Chaukhambha Orientalia, who has taken keen interest in publishing this work.

 

CONTENTS
    Page
  Preface iii
  Abbreviations vii
i The Absolute in the vedic Samhitas, the Upanishads and the Bhagavad-gita 3
ii The absolute in Buddhism 23
iii The Absolute in Nyaya-Vaisesika 34
iv Samkhya Attitude towards Isvara 45
v The Absolute in Yoga 55
vi The absolute in Vijnana Bhiksu's Philosophy 70
vii The Absolute in Sankara's Philosophy 86
viii The Absolute in Bhaskara's Philosophy 102
ix The Absolute in Ramanuja's Philosophy 117
x The Absolute in Nimbarka's Philosophy 132
xi The Absolute in Madhva's Philosophy 148
xii The Absolute in Vallabha's Philosophy 164
xiii The Absolute in Sri Caitanya's Philosophy 176
xiv The Absolute in Pasupata-Saivism 199
xv The Absolute in Saiva-Siddhanta 208
xvi The absolute in Srikantha's Philosophy 221
xvii The Absolute in Vira-Saivism 239
xviii The Absolute in Pratyabhijna-Saivism 254
xix The Absolute in Saktism 268
xx The Absolute in Grammar 280
  Select Bibliography 287

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