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Reality and Mysticism; Perspectives in the Upanisads

Ramakrishna Puliganda

Reality and Mysticism; Perspectives in the Upanisads

by Ramakrishna Puliganda

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Published by DK Print World .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oriental & Indian philosophy,
  • Religions of Indic & Oriental origin,
  • Mysticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9071081M
    ISBN 108124600929
    ISBN 109788124600924

      Mysticism: Reality & Mysticism by Rafique Akhtar Alamaat's Official Channels on Social Media. Find us on Facebook:   The Principal Upanisads was first published by him in the year Here, he translates the meaning and the gist of the Upanisads in English, in order to make this knowledge easily accessible to the West. In the preface to the book, Dr. Radhakrishnan points out the significance and the value of Reviews:

      Yes mysticism is real, a tiny fraction of people in all places and at all times have wanted to experience union with whatever it was that they perceived to be the divine source of all things. This naturally leads you into philosophy and physics as. Philosophy of Mysticism, Raids on the Ineffable is the latest of Richard H. Jones’s numerous philosophical studies of ’s detailed treatment of a wide number of topics, largely argued convincingly, makes this a superb book.

    Mysticism is the pursuit of communion with, identity with, or conscious awareness of an ultimate reality, divinity, spiritual truth, or God through direct experience, intuition, instinct or insight. Mysticism usually centers on practices intended to nurture those experiences. (Wikipedia) Download PDF and book, various formats; Contents.   1. INTRODUCTION Under the influence of William James' The Varieties of Religious Experience, heavily centred on people's conversion experiences, most philosophers' interest in mysticism has been in distinctive, allegedly knowledge-granting “mystical experiences.” Philosophers have focused on such topics as the classification of mystical experiences, their nature in different religions and.


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Reality and Mysticism; Perspectives in the Upanisads by Ramakrishna Puliganda Download PDF EPUB FB2

Reality and Mysticism; Perspectives in the Upanisads [Puliganda, Ramakrishna, PULIGANDLA, RAMAKRISHNA] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Reality and Mysticism; Perspectives in the UpanisadsAuthor: Ramakrishna Puliganda, RAMAKRISHNA PULIGANDLA. Reality and mysticism.

New Delhi: DK Printworld in association with Dept. of Special Assistance in Philosophy, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, (OCoLC) The speciality of the book is the author's novel interpretation of mysticism as an effective instrument of Brahma jnana or knowledge of Reality.

In a bold and intellectually stimulating presentation, Prof. Puligandla shows that the mysticism of the Indian tradition, far from being illogical or irrational, is meant to awaken and inspire the.

From the Jacket: The direct experience of Reality, expressed through various appellations like God, Brahman etc.

and the endeavour there of is known as Mysticism. The Upanisads are the earliest literature of mysticism not only of India but also of the whole world. They are vivacious with the highest mystic truths and experiences that man could ever achieve. Discover the best Mysticism in Best Sellers.

Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. The Book of Secret Wisdom: The Prophetic Record of Human Destiny and Evolution 1 chapters — updated PM — 0 people liked it OCTO-SENSUAL 1 chapters — updated PM — 0 people liked it.

Mysticism is the practice of religious ecstasies (religious experiences during alternate states of consciousness), together with whatever ideologies, ethics, rites, myths, legends, and magic may be related to them. It may also refer to the attainment of insight in ultimate or hidden truths, and to human transformation supported by various practices and experiences.

In the Upanishads, Māyā is the perceived changing reality and it co-exists with Brahman which is the hidden true reality. [] [] Maya, or "illusion", is an important idea in the Upanishads, because the texts assert that in the human pursuit of blissful and liberating self-knowledge, it is Maya which obscures, confuses and distracts an.

Evelyn Underhill (6 December – 15 June ) was an English Anglo-Catholic writer and pacifist known for her numerous works on religion and spiritual practice, in particular Christian mysticism. In the English-speaking world, she was one of the most widely read writers on such matters in the first half of the 20th century.

History of Mysticism was first published by me (Atma Books) inand is a unique compendium of the lives and teachings of the world's best known lives and teachings of these mystics are presented in chronological order, and include representatives of every religious tradition, revealing the broad universality of genuine religious experience.

Mysticism is Evelyn Underhill's seminal work on the subject. The book is divided into two parts, "The Mystic Fact" and "The Mystic Way." In the first part Underhill explores the theological, psychological, and philosophical underpinnings of mysticism from a historical perspective/5(53).

The scholarly study of religious mysticism is a vast and complex area of research, embracing studies from numerous disciplines. This volume contains a variety of psychological perspectives. The majority of these focus on mystical phenomena within Christianity, but some contributors also deal with mysticism in non-Christian traditions.

MYSTICISM IN THE WORLD'S RELIGIONS literature of mysticism, for mystics are often assertive and state what they hold to be true and real. This truth and reality come out of their own experience, it is practically tested and brings conviction. Therefore what we are engaged in. Mysticism: A Study in Nature and Development of Spiritual Consciousness by Evelyn Underhill PREFACE TO THE TWELFTH EDITION Since this book first appeared, nineteen years ago, the study of mysticism--not only in England, but also in France, Germany and Italy--has been almost completely transformed.

From being regarded, whether critically. contains the essence of the philosophical teachings of the Upanisads with emphasis on the paths of realization of the ultimate Reality.

Thus the Upanisads, thirteen of them are considered the earliest and the most important constitute the basic structure on which. Characteristics of Mysticism, Part 2: Ineffable Reality and Symbolism Last time we looked at the differences between mysticism and magic, as explained by Evelyn Underhill in Mysticism.

In part two, we continue the extracts with a look at why mystics have such trouble expressing their experiences in words, and introduce the four. ticular Christian mysticism.

In the English-speaking world, she was one of the most widely read writers on such matters in the first half of the twentieth century.

No other book of its type — until the appearance in of Aldous Huxley's The Perennial Philosophy — met with success to match that of her best-known work, Mysticism, published. By S H VENKATRAMANI.

Taoism, Zen and Buddhism talk about a direct, non-sensory and transcendental perception of reality. They hint at an immediate and direct intimation — even if it is only a glimmer — of Self and the divine, without the human mind creeping into the equation. The volume investigates the question of meaning of mystical phenomena and, conversely, queries the concept of “meaning” itself, via insights afforded by mystical experiences.

The collection brings together researchers from such disparate fields as philosophy, psychology, history of religion, cognitive poetics, and semiotics, in an effort to ascertain the question of mysticism’s meaning.

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The author of the book of Hebrews highlights the active essential role of Scripture in forming our spiritual lives and combating sin: “the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged word, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart” (Heb.Mysticism.

What is mysticism? Mysticism is the acceptance of allegations without evidence or proof, either apart from or against the evidence of one’s senses and one’s reason. Mysticism is the claim to some non-sensory, non-rational, non-definable, non-identifiable means of knowledge, such as “instinct,” “intuition,” “revelation,” or any form of “just knowing.”.Review of Reality and Mysticism: Perspectives in the Upanisads by R.

Puligandla. Reviewed in International Journal of Hindu Studies. New Delhi: D.K. Printworld, Op-Ed Pieces in Regional and National Newspapers "On Becoming a 'Real American.'" .