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Indian Philosophy (3 Vols. Set)

Indian Philosophy (3 Vols. Set)

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Item Code: IDD348

by Jadunath Sinha

Hardcover (Edition: 1999)

Motilal Banarsidas Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN 81-208-1603-X

Language: English
Size: 9.9" x 7.6"
Pages: 2242
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Dr. Jadunath Sinha's significant work on Indian Philosophy in three volumes deals with the subject comprehensively. His treatment closely follows the basic texts of the various schools, which is a unique feature of the work. The topics included in the volumes are as under:

Volume I : The major and minor Upanisads; Epics; Puranas; Gita, Carvaka, Vaisesika; Nyaya; Navya Nyaya; Mimamsa; Sabdika. 

Volume II : Samkhya; Yoga; Jaina; Early Buddhism; School of Buddhism; Background of Vedanta; Advaita; Bhagavad Gita; Bhagavata; Pancaratra; Ramanuja; Madhva; Nimbarka; Vallabha; Caitanya; Saivism and Saktaism.

Volume III : Bhaskara; Kasmira Saiva; Pasupata; Saiva Siddhanta; Srikantha; Vira Saiva; Post-Sankara Advaita 

About the Author

 Jadunath Sinha (1892-1978) was a mystic philosopher and one of the most eminent and profound thinkers of today. He wrote practically on all aspects and schools of Indian Philosophy in his voluminous works. He was a brilliant researcher and also did pioneer work in Indian Psychology in 3 Vols. he taught in several colleges in Bengal for short period before joining Meerut Collage as Professor of Philosophy, where he remained for a number of years and at last resigned in order to devote whole of his time to writing and research. 

Contents:

(VOLUME I)

PREFACE 

CHAPTER I
THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE UPANISADS
The Philosophy of the Vedas
-The Philosophy of the Upanisads
-Nirguna Brahman
-Saguna Brahman or Isvara
-The Individual Soul (Jivatman)
-The Individual Self and the Supreme Self
-Bondage and Liberation : Vidya and Avidya
-The World
-The Philosophy of the Svetasvatara Upanisad
-The Germs of the Systems of Indian Philosophy in the Upanisads.

CHAPTER II

THE CULTS OF THE MINOR UPANISADS
The Philosophical Basis of Saivism
-The Philosophical Basis of Saktaism
-The Philosophical Basis of Vaisnavism
-The Philosophical Basis of the cults of Ganesa, Surya and Rama
-Pure Monism
-The Ascetic Morality of the Minor Upanisads. 

CHAPTER III

THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE EPICS
Introduction
-The Manusamhita
-The Mahabharata
-The Ramayana.

CHAPTER IV

THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE PURANAS : VISNUISM, SAIVISM AND SAKTAISM
The Cults and Karmayoga, Bhaktiyoga and Jnanayoga in the Puranas
-Visnupurana : Visnuism : Triple Method
-Naradiya Purana : Visnuism : Triple Method
-Agneya Purana : Visnuism : Triple Method
-Kurmapurana : Saivism : Triple Method
-Garuda Purana :Saivism : Karma and Jnana
-Vayu Purana : Saivism : Jnanayoga
-Skanda Purana : Saivism : Jnanayoga
-Markendeya Purana ; Saktaism : Triple Method
-Devi Bhagavata : Saktaism : Triple Mehod
-Brahmavaivarta Purana : Krsnaism : The Cult of Devotion
-Bhagavata Purana : Krsnaism : The Cult of Devotion
-Narada Bhaktisutra : The Cult of Devotion
-Sandily Sutra : The Cult of Devotion
-The Ethics of the Puranas. 

CHAPTER V

THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE GITAS : THE WAYS TO THE GOAL
The Bhagavad-Gita : Dualistic Monism : Triple Method
-Pure Monism : Jnanayoga.

CHAPTER VI

THE COMMON IDEAS IN INDIAN PHILOSOPHY
The Spiritual Background of India Philosophy
-The Schools of Indian Philosophy
-The Common Ideas in the Systems of Indian Philosophy
-The Reality of the World
-The Reality of the Self
-The Law of Karma
-Transmigration
-Samsara
-Initial Pessimism and Ultimate Optimism
-Moksa
-The Unity of Sadhana
-Pramanas
-The Authority of the Vedas 

CHAPTER VII

THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE CARVAKA
Materialism, Hedonism and Secularism
-The Demal of Causation
-The Denial of Inference
-The Denial of the Validity of the Vedas
-The Reality of the World : No Soul
-No Pre-existence and Future Life
-Hedonism
-Criticism of the Carvaka doctrine of Accidentalism and Naturalism
-Criticism of the Carvaka doctrine of Consciousness
-Criticism of the Carvaka doctrine of Pre-existence
-Criticism of the Carvaka denial of Inference
-Criticism of the Carvaka denial of the validity of the Vedas.

CHAPTER VIII

THE VAISESIKA PHILOSOPHY
Introduction
-Epistemology
-Extrinsic Validity and Invalidity of Knowledge (paratahpramanva)
-Criticism of the Mimamsa doctrine of Self-validity of Knowledge (svatahpramanya)
-Kinds of Invalid Knowledge (Avidya)
-Kinds of Valid Knowledge (Vidya)
-Inference (Anumana)
-Vyapti
-The Buddhist doctrine of Vyapti
-The Vaisesika criticism of the Buddhist doctrine of Vyapti
-Comparison, Testimony, Presumption, Non-apprehension, Inclusion, Tradition and Gesture are not pramanas
-Ontology : The Categories
-Substance (Dravya)
-Quality (Guna)
-Action or Motion (Karma)
-Community (Samanya)
-The Vaisesika criticism of the Buddhist denial of Community
-Particularity (Visesa) Inherence (Samavaya)
-Non-existence (Abhava)
-The Philosophy of Nature
-Earth, Water, Fire and Air
-The Vaisesika Theory of Atomism
-The Nyaya theory of Atomism
-Ether (Akasa)
-Space (Dik)
-Time (Kala)
-Manas
-Similarities
-The Vaisesika theory of Asatkarya-vada and criticism of Satkaryavada
-The Vaisesika cricticism of the Mimamsaka doctrine of causal power (sakti)
-The Different Kinds of Qualities
-The Philosophy of the Atman
-The Proofs for the existence of the Finite Self (Atman) and plurality of the Finite Souls
-The Qualities of the Finite Souls
-The Vaisesika criticism of Kumarila, Prabhakara and Samkara's views about the Knowledge of Cognition
-The Philosophy of God
-The Concept of God in the Vaisesika System
-The Theistic Proofs
-The Nature of God
-Ethics
-Moral and Non-moral Actions
-The Moral ends: Happiness and Liberation
-Duties and the Means Liberation
-Critical Estimate of the Vaisesika Philosophy.

CHAPTER IX

THE NYAYA PHILOSOPHY
Epistemology and Logic
-Valid Knowledge (Prama) : Instrument of Valid Knowledge (Pramana) : Extrinsic Validity (Paratah pramanya) : Tests of Truth (Pramanyagraha)
-The Nyaya Criticism of the Rival theories of Pramanya
-Perception (Pratyaksa) :Error (Viparyaya)
-Inference (Anumana) : Members (Avayava) : Kinds of Inference : Vyapti : Fallacies (Hatavabhasa)
-Philosophical Disputation (Katha), Quibbles (Chala), Sophistical Refutations (Jati), and Grounds of Defeat (Nigrahasthana)
-Doubt (Samsaya), Example (Drstanta), Accepted Tenet (Siddhanta), Hypothetical Reasoning (Tarka), and Ascertainment (Nirnaya)
-Comparison (Upamana)
-Testimony
-Ontology
-The World : Causality : Whole : Jati : Substance
-The Nyaya criticism of the Advaita Vedanta doctrine of Non-difference, and the doctrines of Eternity, Non-eternity, and Diversity of all things
-The Nyaya criticism of the Buddhist doctrine of Momentariness, Vijnanavada and Sunyavada
-The Proofs for the existence of the Finite Self (Atman)
-The Nature and Knowledge of the Finite Self : Pre-existence and transmigration
-Ethics
-Psychological Basis of Ethics : The End (Prayojana) : Virtues and Vices : Divine Law as the Moral Standard
-Liberation (Apavarga) and its Means
-Theology
-The Nature of God and His relation to the World and Individual Souls : Theories of Creation
-The Nyaya criticism of the Vedanta view that Brahman is the material cause of the world
-The Nyaya  criticism of the Samkhya doctrine that Prakrti is the material cause of the world
-The Proofs for the existence of God
-The Nyaya refutation of Antitheistic Objections
-The Critical Estimate of the Nyaya Philosophy.

CHAPTER X

THE NAVYA NYAYA PHILOSOPHY
Logic
-Inference
-Vyapti
-The Means of Knowledge of Invariable Concomitance (vyaptigrahopaya)
-Hypothetical Reasoning (Tarka)
-Condition (Upadhi)
-Samanya
-Laksana
-Prattyasatti
-Paksata
-Paramarsa
-Does Inference involve Petitio Principii?
-Theology
-The Antitheistic Arguments
-The Theistic Argument

CHAPTER XI

THE MIMAMSA PHILOSOPHY
Epistemology
-The Nature of Valid Knowledge (Prama), the Means of Valid Knowledge (Pramana), Intrinsic Validity (svatahpramanya) of Knowledge, and Extrinsic Invalidity (paratah apramanya) of Knowledge
-Perception
-Inference
-Comparison
-Presumption
-Non-apprehension
-Testimony
-Theories of Error : Psychology of Illusion
-Ontology
-Kumarila: The Categories
-Prabhakara: The Categories
-Kumarila : The Nature and Knowledge of the Self
-Prabhakara: The Nature and Knowledge of the Self
-Kumarila's theory of Inference of Cognition from Cognizedness of its object (Jnatatavada)
-Prabhakara's theory of Triple Perception (Triputipratyaksavada) : Theory of Knowledge
-Ethics
-Analysis of Voluntary Action
-Freedom of the Will
-Dharma
-Apurva
-Moksa
-The Means to Moksa
-Theology
-Atheism
-General Estimate of the Mimamsa System

CHAPTER XII

THE SABDIKA PHILOSOPHY
The Sabdika Philosophy
-The Buddhist and the Nyaya
-Vaisesika criticism of the Sabdika Philosophy

INDEX OF SUBJECT

INDEX OF AUTHORS

INDEX OF TEXTS

(VOLUME II)

CHAPTER I

THE SAMKHYA PHILOSOPHY

1. Introduction
2. Theory of Causation-Satkaryavada-Parinamavada
3. Prakrti
4. The Gunas
5. Evolution
6. Unconscious Teleology
7. Prakrti and its Evolutes
8. Space and Time
9. Purusa
10. Jiva
11. Purusa and Buddhi
12. Purusa and Prakrti
13. The Psychical Apparatus
14. Factors of Knowledge
15. The Source of Knowledge
16. Intrinsic Validity and invalidity of Knowledge
17. Theory of Error
18. Three Kinds of Pain (Duhkha)
19. Bondage (Bandha)
20. Liberation (Moksa)
21. The Means of Liberation
22. Future Life
23. Atheism
24. Critical Estimate

CHAPTER II

THE YOGA PHILOSOPHY

1. Introduction
2. Substance (Dharmin) and Mode (Dharma)
3. Whole (Avayavin) and Part (Avayava)
4. Different kinds of Modifications (Parinama)
5. Power and Causation (Satkaryavada)
6. Non-existence (Abhava)
7. Particularity (Visesa)
8. The Samkhya and the Yoga
9. The Place of God in the Yoga system
10. Proofs for the existence of God
11. The Nature of God
12. Valid Knowledge (Prama)
13. Three Kinds of Pramana
14. Sphotavada
15. Theory of Error
16. The Mind (Citta) and its Modes (Vrtti)
17. Afflictions (Klesa)
18. The Threefold Pain (Tapatraya)
19. Dispositions (Samskara)
20. The Levels of Attention (Cittabhumi)
21. The Path of Action (Kriyayoga)
22. The Path of Yoga (Yoganga)
23. Abhyasa and Vairagya
24. Kinds of Samadhi
25. Supernormal Powers
26. Karma and Transmigration
27. Liberation (Kaivalya)
28. Critical Estimate

CHAPTER III

THE JAINA PHILOSOPHY

1. Introduction
2. Relation to other Systems
3. Valid Knowledge (Pramana)
4. Perception (Pratyaksa)
5. Mediate Knowledge (Paroksa)
6. Anekantavada
7. The Doctrine of Nayas
8. Syadvada: Saptabhanginyaya
9. The Jaina refutation of one-sided (aikantika) positions
10. Substance, Attribute and Modification
11. Cause and Effect
12. The Soul (Jiva)
13. The Theory of Karma
14. Matter (Pudgala)
15. Dharma
16. Adharma
17. Space (Akasa)
18. Time (Kala)
19. The Nine Categories (Padartha)
20. The Soul and the Body
21. Modes of Consciousness
22. Ethical Discipline
23. The Means of Liberation (Moksa)
24. the Stages in the Evolution of the Soul
25. The Ethical Standard
26. The Jaina refutation of Theism
27. Critical Estimate

CHAPTER IV

EARLY BUDDHISM

1. Introduction
2. The Four Noble Truths
3. Impermanence (Anityavada)
4. Causality : Dependent Origination (Pratityasamutpada)
5. The Wheel of Existence (Bhavacakra)
6. The Doctrine of No-Self (Anatmavada, Nairatmyavada)
7. Karma
8. Transmigration
9. The Dhamma or the Norm
10. Atheism
11. Non-materialism
12. Anti-metaphysical Attitude
13. Rationalism
14. Psychology
15. Ethics
16. Nirvana
17. Buddhism and the Upanisads
18. Buddhism and the Samkhya
19. Buddhism and the Yoga
20. Buddhism and Jainism
21. Buddhism and Materialism, Fatalism and Scepticism
22. Religion

CHAPTER V

THE SCHOOLS OF BUDDHISM

1. Introduction
2. The Sarvastivadin, the Vaibhasika and the Sautrantika Realism
3. The Mahayanasraddhotpada-sastra: The Philosophy of Tathata
4. The Idealism of Lankavatarasutra
5. The Ygoacara Vijnanavada
6. The Sunyavada of Prajnaparamitasutra
7. The Madhyamika Sunyavada
8. The Doctrine of Momentariness
9. The Buddhist Epistemology and Logic

CHAPTER VI

THE BACK-GROUND OF THE VEDANTA

1. The Philosophy of the Rg-Veda: Polytheism, Henotheism, Monotheism, and Monism
2. Religion and ethics of the Rg-Veda
3. The Spiritualistic Monism of the Upanisads: Brahman
4. The Atman and the Individual Self
5. Intuition (Vidya) and Intellect (Avidya): Bondage and Liberation
6. Cosmology
7. Ethics
8. Gaudapada's Pure Monism or Absolute Idealism
9. The Philosophy of the Yogavasistha

CHAPTER VII

THE ADVAITA VEDANTA OF SAMKARA

1. Introduction
2. Samkara's Criticism of the Vaisesika Pluralism and Atomism
3. Samkara's Criticism of the Samkhya doctrine of Prakrit as the Material Cause of the World
4. Samkara's Criticism of the doctrine of God as the Efficient Cause of the World
5. Samkara's Criticism of the Bhagavata doctrine of God as the Efficient Cause and the Material Cause of the World
6. Samkara's Criticism of the Jaina doctrine
7. Samkara's Criticism of the Buddhist Realism
8. Samkara's Criticism of the Buddhist Subjective Idealism or Vijnanavada
9. The Atman
10. The Jiva
11. The Saksin
12. Brahmna
13. Indeterminate Brahman and Determinate Brahmna
14. Isvara
15. Brahman and Isvara
16. Isvara and Jiva
17. The Proofs for the existence of Isvara
18. The Material Cause and the Efficient Cause of the World
19. Brahman and the Jiva
20. Maya: Avidya
21. The World-Appearance (Prapanca)
22. Space, Time, and Causality
23. Creation
24. Higher Knowledge (Para Vidya) and Lower Knowledge (Apara Vidya)
25. Scriptural Authority (Sruti), Reason (Tarka), and Intuition (Anubhava)
26. Truth
27. The Pramanas
28. Bondage
29. Karma
30. Future Life
31. Moksa
32. The Means to Liberation: Morality and Knowledge
33. Ethical Thought: Dharma, Adharma, Niyoga, Springs of Action, and Freedom of the Will
34. Religion
35. Criticism of Samkara.

CHAPTER VIII

THE BACK-GROUND OF THE THEISTIC VEDANTA

1. The Philosophy of the Bhagavadgita
2. The Philosophy of the Bhagavata
3. The Philosophy of the Pancaratra

CHAPTER IX

THE PHILOSOPHY OF VISISTADVAITA

1. Introduction
2. Bhaskara's Bhedabhedavada
3. Yadava-prakasa's Bhedabhedavada
4. The Sources of Knowledge
5. Brahman : God
6. The Jiva: Self and Consciousness
7. Matter
8. Causality: Satkaryavada
9. Creation
10. Refutation of Samkara's doctrine of Avidya
11. Reality of the World

CHAPTER X

THE DVAITAVADA OF MADHVA

1. Introduction
2. Epistemology
3. Visesa
4. God
5. Prakrti
6. The World
7. Reality of Difference
8. Madhva and Ramanuja
9. The Jiva
10. The Categories

CHAPTER XI

DVAITADVAITAVADA OF NIMBARKA

1. Introduction
2. Brahman
3. The Jiva
4. Nimbarka and Bhaskara
5. Nimbarka and Ramanuja

CHAPTER XII

SUDDHADVAITAVADA OF VALLABHA

1. Introduction
2. Epistemology
3. Brahman
4. Reality of the World
5. The Jiva

CHAPTER XIII

ACINTYABHEDABHEDAVADA OF CAITANYA

1. Caitanya's Theism
2. Jiva Goswami's Philosophy
3. Baladeva Vidyabhusana's Philosophy

CHAPTER XIV

SAIVISM AND SAKTAISM

1. The Pasupata Philosophy
2. The Saiva Siddhanta
3. The Pratyabhijna Philosophy
4. Srikantha's Saiva Vedanta
5. Saktaism

INDEX

(VOLUME III)

PREFACE

CHAPTER I

THE PHILOSOPHY OF BHASKARA :
Introduction
-Brahman is proved by Vedas alone
-The Nature of Brahman : Qualified God : Cause and Effect
-Non-different
-Brahman is the Material Cause of the World
-The Doctrine of Brahman's Modification into the World
-The formless Brahman should be worshipped
-The Nature of Brahman to be worshipped
-The Individual Self
-Bhaskara's criticism of the Buddhist's view of the World
-The Individual Self and Brahman
-Bhaskara's criticism of Samkara's views of Individual Self and Nescience
-The Individual Self's conditional difference and essential non-difference from Brahman
-Satkaryavada : Reality of the World
-Refutation of Samkara's doctrine of Falsity of the World-Appearance
-Works and Knowledge combined are the Means to Liberation
-Liberation

CHAPTER II

THE PRATYABHIJNA SCHOOL OF SAIVISM :
Introduction
-Arguments for the existence of the Lord
-Criticism of the Samkhya Atheism
-Siva and Sakti
-Categories: Sivatattva
-Saktitattva
-Sadasivatattva
-Isvaratattva
-Suddhavidyatattva
-Mayatattva
-Kancuka : Kala, Vidya, Raga, Kala, and Niyati
-Purusatattva
-Prakrtitattva
-Buddhi, Ahamkara, Manas, Sense-organs, tanmatras, and elements
-Individual Self: Kinds of Souls
-States of an Individual Self
-Descent of Divine Power
-Taints
-An Individual Soul becomes the Absolute
-World and Siva-Sakti
-Enjoyer, Enjoyment and Enjoyed
-Knower, Knowledge and Known
-Agent and Object of Action
-Signifier and Signified
-Matrka
-Mantra
-Master
-Initiation
-All Relations presuppose the Supreme Knower
-Critique of other Systems
-Objections refuted
-Spiritual Culture: Works
-Devotion
-Yoga
-Knowledge
-Nescience and True Knowledge
-Bondage and Liberation
-Criticism of other views of Liberation
-Somananda: All is Siva
-Utpaladeva : Abhasavada
-Pratyabhijna School of Saivism and Samkara's Advaitavada
-Pratyabhijna Saivism and Dualisitc Saivism
-Spanda Sastra
-Pratyabhijna Saiva Yoga: Kundaliniyoga
-Pratyabhijna Saivism and Sakta Monism

CHAPTER III

THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE PASUPATA :
Introduction
-Epistemology
-Ontology : Cause : God
-Effects
-God and Effects
-Yoga
-Spiritual discipline
-Liberation and its Means
-Five Kinds

CHAPTER IV

THE SAIVA SIDDHANTA :
Introduction
-Siva : God (Pati)
-Sakti (Divine Power)
-God's Knowledge and Action
-Proof for God's Existence
-The Principles (tattva) : Pure Principles, Mixed Principles and Impure Principles
-Individual Souls (pasu)
-Bonds (pasa)
-Bondage, Liberation, and Yoga

CHAPTER V

SAIVA VISISTADVAITAVADA OF SRIKANTHA :
Introduction
-The Nature of Brahman
-God's Grace
-God's baby
-The Abode of Siva
-Heart-Ether
-God is the material Cause and Efficient Cause of the World
-Brahman and the World
-Individual Soul
-Bondage and Liberation
-Karmayoga
-Jnanayoga
-Meditation
-The State of the Freed Soul
-Creation
-Satkaryavada
-The reality of the world.

CHAPTER VI

THE PHILOSOPHY OF VIRA SAIVISM :
Vira Saivism
-Sripati Pnadita's Philosophyof Visistadvaita
-The Nature of Brahman
-Criticism of Advaitavada : Attributeless Brahman
-Criticism of Isvara as an Appearance (Samkara)
-Criticism of Samkarite concepts of Jiva
-Criticism of the Pasupata view
-The World is real
-Criticism of Samkarites concept of Isvara
-Refutation of Carvaka Materialism and Mimamsaka atheism
-God and Individual Self
-The World is real
-Criticism of Samkarites concept of Isvara
-Refutation of Carvaka Materialism and Mimamsaka Atheism
-An Individual Soul
-Bondage and Liberation

CHAPTER VII

PROBLEMS OF POST-SAMKARA ADVANTA VEDANTA : BRAHMAN :
Introduction
-Brahman : Essential and Accidental Characteristics
-Is Brahman knowable?
-The Cause of the World appearance
-Criticism of Brahman's Modification into the World (BHASKARA)
-Criticism of Samkhya, Nyaya
-Madhyamika and Carvaka views
-Atman is Self-manifest
-Atman and Ahamkara
-Saksin
-The Knower, the Means of knowledge and valid Knowledge
-The Agent and Enjoyer
-The Empirical Self (jiva)
-States of an Empirical Self
-Jiva : Theory of Limitation (Avaechedavada)
-Jiva : Theory of Reflection (Pratibimbavada)
-Ekajivavada : one Soul in one body
-Ekajivavada : one Soul in many bodies
-Doctrine of many jivas
-Doctrine of Drstisrsti
-Ubiquitons Souls have different experiences
-Brahman, Isvara and Jiva
-Turiya Brahman, Isvara, Hiranyagarbha, Vaisvanara, Prajna, Taijasa and Visva
-Advaita Vedanta Absolute Idealism and Yogacara Vijnanavada
-Criticism of the Doctrine of Difference and Non-difference
-Criticism of Bhartrprapanca's doctrine of Difference and Non-Difference
-Criticism of Bhaskara's Doctrine of Difference and Non-Difference
-Atman is self-proved and unprovable
-Atman is unproduced, eternal and immutable
-Atman is of the nature of Cognition or Consciousness
-Atman is of the nature of of Supreme Bliss and the object of supreme love
-Atman, cognition and object (Suresvara)
-Cognition is self-manifest
-Cognition and object
-The nature of Cognition
-Criticism of the Carvaka views of Atman
-Criticism of the Buddhist Vijnanavadin's view of Atman
-Criticism of the Nyaya-Vaisesika view of Atman
-Criticism of Kumarila's view of Atman
-Criticism of Prabhakara's view of Atman
-Criticism of the Samkhya view of Atman
-The Advaita Vedantin's view of Atman, mental mode and object
-Criticism of many individual souls.

CHAPTER VIII

WORLD  :
Maya : Avidya
-The Abode and the Object of nescience
-Is Nescience one or many?
-Falsity of the World appearance
-Falsity of the false World appearance
-False empirical objects can produce practical actions
-World appearance and Atman
-Superimposition (Adhyasa)
-The Substratum of Dream phenomena
-Illusory silver is indefinable (anirvacaniya)
-Status of Object
-Degrees of Reality
-Criticism of Substance
-Criticism of Quality
-Criticism of Action
-Criticism of Generality : Genus (jati)
-Criticism of Particularity (visesa)
-Refutation of Inherence (samavaya)
-The Nature of Coessential Identity
-Refutation of Negation (abhava)
-Refutation of Difference
-Criticism of Nyaya Definition of Cause
-Criticism of Effect
-Criticism of Knower-known-relation
-Criticism of Cognition-object-relation
-Criticism of Being (bhava)
-Criticism of Manas
-Criticism of Time
-Criticism of Direction (dik)
-Criticism of Ether (akasa)
-Criticism of Conjunction
-Criticism of Disjunction
-Criticism of Number
-Criticism of Magnitude
-Criticism of Similarity
-Brahman, Isvara, maya and power
-Criticism of Nyaya-Vaisesika Atonism : Whole and Part
-Criticism of Yogacara Vijnanavada
-Criticism of Naturalism and allied Doctrines
-Criticism of the Buddhist Doctrine of Momentariness.

CHAPTER IX

LIBERATION :
Bondage
-Liberation
-Liberation as eternally realized
-Criticism of rival views of Liberation
-Embodied Liberation
-Disembodied Liberation
-Sarvamukti
-Self-fulfilledness (krtakrtyata)
-Knowledge alone is the means to Release
-Criticism of Bhaskara's Doctrine of jnanakarmasamuccaya
-Knowledge and Action
-Contemplation, Meditation, Recollection and Knowledge
-Meditation, Imagination and Knowledge
-An Action and Brahman both are not denoted by a Vidhi
-Criticism of Prabhakara's view of Niyoga
-Healing, Reflection and Meditation
-Meditation
-Verbal Knowledge and Immediate Knowledge of Brahman
-Obstacles to Liberation
-Means to Liberation : Works
-Devotion
-Worship
-The Internal Means to Liberation
-Knowledge
-Yoga
-Kundaliniyoga
-Pure and Impure Emotional Dispositions
-Knowledge of Reality, Destruction of Dispositions and Destruction of Mind
-Destructions of Mind
-What terminates the Nescience
-The Cessation of Nescience
-Sentient Pleasure and Bliss of Brahman
-The Bliss of Brahman is Attainable
-The Knower of Atman is devoid of Pravrtti and Nivrtti
-What destroys the Mental Mode with the Form of Brahman
-The State of Release
-Brahman and Pramana
-Sabdadvaita
-Criticism of Sabdadvaita
-Bhavadvaita

CHAPTER X

POST-SAMKARA ADVAITA EPISTEMOLOGY :
Valid Knowledge (Prama)
-Intrinsic Validity and Extrinsic Invalidity of Knowledge
-The Jaina Criticism of Intrinsic Validity of Knowledge
-Necessity of Issuance of a Mental Mode
-Relative Superiority of Perception and Scriptural Testimony
-Pramanas do not contradict the Reality of one Atman
-There is no Conflict between Pramanas
-Akhandarthata or Samanadhikaranya
-The Pramanas
-Sruti (Intuition) and Reason
-Tests of Truth
-Sublation
-Advaita Vedanta Scepticism : Criticism of Valid Knowledge
-Criticism of Pramana
-Criticism of Perception
-Criticism of Determinate and indeterminate Perception
-Criticism of Presumption (arthapatti)
-Criticism of Nonapprehension (anupalabdhi)
-Criticism of Hypothetical Reasoning (tarka)
-Criticism of Recollection
-Criticism of Recognition
-Criticism of Illusion
-Criticism of Doubt
-Criticism of World-Form (sphota)
-Criticism of Yogipratyaksa
-Criticism of Dream
-Criticism of Faulty Reasons.

CHAPTER XI

CRITIQUE :
Bhaskara
-Pratyabhijna Saivism
-Pasupata Saivism
-Saiva Siddhanta
-Srikantha and Sripati Pandita
-Post-Samkara Advaita Vedanta

INDEX OF AUTHORS

INDEX OF SUBJECTS

APPENDIX

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