A History of Indian Philosophy, Volume 5

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1991 - Hindu philosophy - 204 pages
The work appears in five volumes. Vol. I comprises Buddhist and Jaina Philosophy and the six systems of Hindu thought, viz.., Samkhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Vaisesika, Mimamsa and Vedanta. It also contains the philosophy of the Yogavasistha, the Bhagavadgita and speculations in the medical schools. Vol. III contains an elaborate account of the Principal Dualistic and Pluralistic Systems such as the philosophy of the Pancaratra, Bhaskara, Yamuna, Ramanuja, Nimbarka, Vijnanabhiksu and philosophical speculations of some of the selected Puranas. Vol. IV deals with the Bhagavata Purana, Madhva and his School, Vallabha, Caitanya, Jiva Gosvami and Baladeva Vidyabhusana. Vol. V treats the Southern Schools of Saivism, viz., Saiva Siddhanta, Vira Saivism, philosophy of Srikantha. Saiva Philosophy in the Puranas and in some important texts. In the words of the Oxford Journal 'the collection of data, editing and the interpretation of every school of thought is a feat unparalleled in the field of history of philosophy.'
 

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Contents

CHAPTER XXXIV
1
The Agama Literature and its Philosophical Perspective
20
Mdtangaparamesvaratantra
28
Vdtuldgama
38
History and Literature of Vlrasaivism
45
Anubhavasutra of MSyideva
61
The Nature of Brahman
77
Moral Responsibility and the Grace of God
85
CHAPTER XXXVII
96
Section 1
106
saiva philosophy in some of the important texts
130
The Saiva Ideas of Manikkavachakar in Tiruvdchaka
149
Saiva Philosophy according to Bhoja and his commentators
159
Srlpati Panditas Ideas on the Vedanta Philosophy called also
173
INDEX
191
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