Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-7 of 7 items

  • Keywords: moksha x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Puruṣārthas

Arvind Sharma

in Classical Hindu Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658712
eISBN:
9780199082018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658712.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The word purusārtha in general means human endeavour; but, in the present context, it means the goals or ends sought through human endeavour. Classical Hindu thought essentially identifies four such ... More


The Hindu World Image

Sudhir Kakar

in The Inner World: A Psychoanalytical Study of Childhood and Society in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077152
eISBN:
9780199081103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077152.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The exploration of the psychological terrain of the Indian inner world begins by looking at the cluster of ideas, historically derived, selected, and refined, through which Hindu culture has ... More


Emotional detachment: how to square it with politics in the Stoics and Gandhi

Richard Sorabji

in Gandhi and the Stoics: Modern Experiments on Ancient Values

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644339
eISBN:
9780191745812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644339.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

How is detachment compatible with seeking political objectives? The Stoic answer is that objectives sought are merely targets. The real goal is the correct seeking of the correct target, as in ... More


Mokṣa

Arvind Sharma

in Classical Hindu Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658712
eISBN:
9780199082018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658712.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter discusses the notion of moksha. Moksha means that the jīva has crossed over the line from the mundane to the divine by pursuing one of the yogas successfully. The form of moksha may be a ... More


Negation in the history of the Mordvin languages

Arja Hamari

in The History of Negation in the Languages of Europe and the Mediterranean: Volume I Case Studies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199602537
eISBN:
9780191758164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602537.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Negation in Mordvin languages (Erzya and Moksha), as in the Uralic languages more generally, is expressed via negative auxiliaries and has therefore undergone patterns of change radically different ... More


Premodern Yoga Systems

Andrea R. Jain

in Selling Yoga: From Counterculture to Pop Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199390236
eISBN:
9780199390274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390236.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter suggests, rather than essentializing premodern yoga by reifying its content and aims, it is more accurate to identify it as heterogeneous in practice and characteristic of the ... More


Saguna and Nirguna Images of the Deity 1

Wendy Doniger

in On Hinduism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199360079
eISBN:
9780199377923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360079.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

In his poem, the Tiruvaymoli, often called “The Tamil Veda,” Nammalvar (“Our Alvar”), the last of the great Tamil Vaishnava saints called Alvars, describes the “two states” in which god participates: ... More


View: