An Introduction to Tantric Philosophy : The Paramarthasara of Abhinavagupta with The Commentary Of Yogaraja (Hardcover)

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The ParamarthasA]ra, or the Essence of [the Teachings on] Supreme Reality by Abhinavagupta (Xth to XIth AD) is a compendium of the monistic doctrine of Trika Saivism. This book offers the first commented English translation of both the text and its commentary by Yogaraja (XIIth AD), along with a corrected Sanskrit text, introduction, indices and appendices. In an attempt to follow the principles of Yogarajas commentary, the authors unfold the metaphysical as well as mystic meanings of the text. In this process, they have taken recourse to both traditional Indian exegesis and the current interpretations among scholars of Kasmir Saivism. This edition will be of interest to Indologists and specialists of Kasmir Saivism, as well as to specialists and students of religious studies, philosophy and anthropology.

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Publisher Taylor & Francis
Mfg Part# 9780415346696
SKU 31285962
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 041534669X
Release Date 10/1/2010
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 1T
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Editors Note The Paramærthasæra , or the Essence of [the Teachings on] Supreme Reality by Abhinavagupta (Xth-XIth AD) is a compendium of the monistic doctrine of Trika Saivism. This book offers the first commented English translation of both the text and its commentary by Yogaræja (XIIth AD), along with a corrected Sanskrit text, introduction, indices and appendices. In an attempt to follow the principles of Yogaræjas commentary, the authors unfold the metaphysical as well as mystic meanings of the text. In this process, they have taken recourse to both traditional Indian exegesis and the current interpretations among scholars of Kasmir Saivism. This edition may be of interest to Indologists and specialists of Kasmir Saivism, as well as to specialists and students of religious studies, philosophy and anthropology.
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