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Chaturvedi Badrinath: Unity of Life and Other Essays

Tulsi Badrinath (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199465187
eISBN:
9780199086511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465187.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book brings together a series of short essays by Chaturvedi Badrinath on diverse topics related to Indian philosophy and thought. Drawing mainly from the Mahabharata, the Upanishads, and the ... More


Learning to Live: Freedom from Fear of Death*

Tulsi Badrinath

in Chaturvedi Badrinath: Unity of Life and Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199465187
eISBN:
9780199086511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465187.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Death was created by Brahma. Greed, anger, talking ill of others, envy, jealousy, ill-will, confusion of perception, shamelessness, and wounding words spoken to each other—these devour the bodies of ... More


The Love of Violence—II: Happiness Inspires Creativity*

Tulsi Badrinath

in Chaturvedi Badrinath: Unity of Life and Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199465187
eISBN:
9780199086511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465187.003.0029
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Badrinath writes in this essay that while in the West, pain and suffering were cultivated as the conscious means to self-experience and maximum feeling, in a considerable part of Indian thought, pain ... More


The Power of Mind—II: Dancing in the Rock’s Interior*

Tulsi Badrinath

in Chaturvedi Badrinath: Unity of Life and Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199465187
eISBN:
9780199086511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465187.003.0031
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

What, or who, governs the mind? Badrinath says that the mind, given its innate power of self-observation and self-criticism, sifts various layers one deeper than the other, of perceptions wrapped in ... More


Power of Perception: Where Mind Is Free from Sorrow*

Tulsi Badrinath

in Chaturvedi Badrinath: Unity of Life and Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199465187
eISBN:
9780199086511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465187.003.0032
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The Yoga-vasishtha goes into the causes both of well-being and ill-being, of health (svastha) and of illness (a-svastha). In this essay Badrinath raises the great concern of mental and physical ... More


The Karma Conundrum: Decoding the Direction of Destiny*

Tulsi Badrinath

in Chaturvedi Badrinath: Unity of Life and Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199465187
eISBN:
9780199086511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465187.003.0033
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In this essay Badrinath mentions that the question of determinism versus free will has remained throughout history a central question of human life everywhere. In Indian thought, it was viewed from ... More


Hegel’s India Writings: Art, Religion, and Philosophy

Aakash Singh Rathore and Rimina Mohapatra

in Hegel's India: A Reinterpretation, with Texts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468270
eISBN:
9780199087464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468270.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

Hegel examines instances of Indian Art, Religion, and Philosophy and avers that they are based on pantheistic, pictorial, representative understanding, and not adequately speculative or conceptual. ... More


Dārā Shukoh: A Spacious Islam

Jonardon Ganeri

in The Lost Age of Reason: Philosophy in Early Modern India 1450-1700

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199218745
eISBN:
9780191809774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218745.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter considers the character of hospitality the crown prince Dārā Shukoh showed in introducing Hindu texts to the world of courtly Persianate Islamic learning. In 1656, Dārā assembled a team ... More


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