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Indian Philosophy, Vol. 2: The Philosophies of Samkhya, the Yoga, Jainism, Buddhism, Advaita Vedanta and other Theistic Vedanta: Saivism and Saktism

Indian Philosophy, Vol. 2: The Philosophies of Samkhya, the Yoga, Jainism, Buddhism, Advaita Vedanta and other Theistic Vedanta: Saivism and Saktism

Jadunath Sinha

  • ISBN: 9788120816015, 8120816013
  • Year of Publication: 2015
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition: 3rd reprint
  • No. of Pages: 775
  • Language: English
Rs. 2,250.00

The work in three volumes deals with the subject comprehensively. The treatment closely follows the basic texts of the various schools, which is a unique feature of the work. The second volume elaborately deals with the Samkhya, the Yoga, Jainism, early Buddhism, the Schools of Buddhism, the philosophies of the Rg-veda, the Upanisads, Gaudapads, the Yogavasistha, the Bhagavadgita, the Bhagavata, and the Pancaratra, the Vedanta systems of Sankara, Bhaskara, Yadavaprakasa, Ramanuja, Madhava, Nimbarka, Vallabha, Caitanya, Jiva Goswami, and Baladeva Vidyabhusana, Saivism and Saktism. The treatment of all the systems is based upon the original Sanskrit texts. Only the Chapter on Early Buddhism is based on the authoritative English translations of the Pali texts.

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Late JADUNATH SINHA was the holder of the most covetable Roychand Premchand Scholarship. He taught philosophy at the colleges in Calcutta, Rajsahi, Dacca and Meerut. He wrote several books, tracts and reviews. Some of his works are: Indian Philosophy (6 Vols.), Indian Realism, Vaishnav Vedanta (5 Vols.), and Comparative Religions (4 Vols.)


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