Religious experience in the Hindu traditions

Ram-Prasad, Chakravarthi (2000) Religious experience in the Hindu traditions. UNSPECIFIED. ISBN 9780906165379

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The very title of this essay indicates the simple difficulty we have in developing any unified account of the nature of religious experience in classical, non-Buddhist (and non-Jain) India: there are many traditions — systems, schools, beliefs and practices — which we count as Hindu. An exhaustive (and exhausting) typology seems a prerequisite for any such examination as the one on hand. I will try to meet this requirement only obliquely, by mentioning a few dominant, often incompatible, features of the conceptions of religious experience found in the Hindu systems and letting these features stay in the background of the discussion to follow.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Series: RERC Second Series Occasional Papers;26.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Experience (Religion)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
Divisions: Alister Hardy Religious Experience Research Centre > Second Series of Occasional Papers
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Depositing User: John Dalling
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2014 16:34
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2016 16:10

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