Accomplishing the Accomplished: The Vedas as a Source of Valid Knowledge in ?a?kara

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University of Hawaii Press, Jan 1, 1991 - Philosophy - 179 pages
Sankara's non-dualistic system of Advaita Vedanta has long been recognized as one of the greatest philosophical achievements of the Indian tradition. At the heart of Sankara's system is the articulation of the means by which a human understanding of ultimate reality can be attained.
 

Contents

A Review of Current Interpretations of
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SvataḥPrakasaVāda
21
The Vedas as a Pramana
31
The Method of Brahmaj˝āna
55
The Nature of Brahmaj˝āna The Process
79
The Triple Process Śravana Listening Manana Reflection
97
Conclusion
117
Notes
125
Bibliography
159
Glossary
167
Index
177
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