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By Lyne Bansat-Boudon,Kamalesha Datta Tripathi

ISBN-10: 041534669X

ISBN-13: 9780415346696

ISBN-10: 0415836956

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The Parama?rthasa?ra, or ‘Essence of final Reality’, is a piece of the Kashmirian polymath Abhinavagupta (tenth–eleventh centuries). it's a short treatise during which the writer outlines the doctrine of which he's a extraordinary exponent, specifically nondualistic S?aivism, which he designates in his works because the Trika, or ‘Triad’ of 3 ideas: S?iva, S?akti and the embodied soul (nara).


The major curiosity of the Parama?rthasa?ra isn't just that it serves as an advent to the confirmed doctrine of a convention, but additionally advances the suggestion of jiv?anmukti, ‘liberation during this life’, as its middle subject. extra, it doesn't confine itself to an exposition of the doctrine as such yet from time to time tricks at a moment experience mendacity underneath the obtrusive feel, particularly esoteric ideas and practices which are on the middle of the philosophical discourse. Its commentator, Yogara?ja (eleventh century), excels in detecting and clarifying these quite a few degrees of which means. An creation to Tantric Philosophy provides, besides a seriously revised Sanskrit textual content, the 1st annotated English translation of either Abhinavagupta’s Parama?rthasa?ra and Yogara?ja’s commentary.


This publication might be of curiosity to Indologists, in addition to to experts and scholars of faith, Tantric stories and Philosophy.

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