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The Cosmic Body

Vesna A. Wallace

in The Inner Kalacakratantra: A Buddhist Tantric View of the Individual

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195122114
eISBN:
9780199834808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195122119.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Kālacakratantra's cosmology is structured on several theoretical models. In its interpretation of the conventional nature of the cosmos, the Kālacakratantra combines to some degree the Vaibhāṣika ... More


Ontology of Body, Mind, and Consciousness

Jonathan B. Edelmann

in Hindu Theology and Biology: The Bhagavata Purana and Contemporary Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641543
eISBN:
9780191732232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641543.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religious Studies

Seeks to accomplish three ends: (i) outline the important features of the Bhāgavata Purāṇa’s views on the relationship between the body, mind, and consciousness, showing the ways that these three ... More


Samādhi in the Yoga Sūtras

Edwin F. Bryant

in Asian Traditions of Meditation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824855680
eISBN:
9780824873028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855680.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The Indic Traditions have a rich two and a half millennia long variegated history of meditational and contemplative practices. Patañjali’s systematization of these techniques, as expressed in the ... More


Social and Political Context

Joel P. Brereton and Stephanie W. Jamison

in The Rigveda

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190633363
eISBN:
9780190633400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190633363.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

`This chapter describes the way of life of the peoples depicted in the Ṛgveda: mobile pastoralists organized into small family-based groups, which could unite against a common enemy or for a common ... More


Body

Ariel Glucklich

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Hindu Law: A New History of Dharmaśāstra

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198702603
eISBN:
9780191772276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702603.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines the how the literature of the Dharmaśāstra expresses both the way that social relations and worldviews articulate conceptions of the human body and the way that the body comes ... More


Māyā’s Relation to the Temporal Realm: The Sāṁkhya of the Bhāgavata

Gopal K. Gupta

in Māyā in the Bhāgavata Purāṇa: Human Suffering and Divine Play

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198856993
eISBN:
9780191890116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856993.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter shows how māyā, on behalf of Kṛṣṇa, makes manifest all the ingredients of creation, and, through a sequential series of developments, forms those ingredients into a plurality of ... More


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