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Religion and mysticism in the Periyapurāṇam

Gopalakrishnan, R.

Religion and mysticism in the Periyapurāṇam

by Gopalakrishnan, R.

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Published by University of Madras in Madras .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cēkkil̲ār, 12th cent.,
  • Religion in literature.,
  • Mysticism in literature.

  • About the Edition

    Study of Periyapurāṇam, verse hagiography of Tamil Saivite religious leaders by Cēkkil̲ār, 12th century Tamil poet.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [230]-237) and index.

    StatementR. Gopalakrishnan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL4758.9.C385 P4345 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 237 p. ;
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1378543M
    LC Control Number92910787

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Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition has chips to dustjacket. PHILOSOPHY. Hindu Mysticism is a systematic introduction to Indian mysticism intended mainly for the reader new to the field. (Key Words: Philosophy, Religion, Reference, Mysticism, Hindu, Religion, Tradition, Spirituality, Ancient Religion, Classical Mysticism, Yoga).

book. 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. Mysticism is a religion or religious belief based on union or communion with a deity, or divine being.

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Studies about similarities between various mystical traditions have been published ever since. The idea of these early comparisons was that there is a common essence of all mystical. Orientalism and Religion offers us a timely discussion of the implications of contemporary post-colonial theory for the study of religion.

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Read this book on Questia. This volume consists of eight lectures delivered (in a slightly abridged form) in May at the School of Oriental and African Studies in the University of London, when I had the honour of being invited by the Director and the Academic Board of the School to give the fifth series of Lectures under the Louis H.

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Spiritual, But Not a Religion. While mysticism plays an important — and often essential — role in all the world's religions, mysticism itself is not a religion. There are Christian mystics, Jewish mystics, Muslim mystics, Buddhist mystics, Hindu mystics, Protestant mystics.

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Parallels between Sufism and Christianity During his life, the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) prophesized that Islam will be divided into sects just as Judaism and Christianity did before it.

Indeed this prophecy has come true with the prevalence of sects and deviant beliefs within the religion of Islam. One such sect is that of Sufism.

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It is the oldest source of the idea that latent in each one of us is. Mysticism in India is the only major study in English of medieval Indian religious literature. The book’s enduring value has been enhanced by the addition of a foreword by a scholar currently working in Marathi literature, and a preface by a present-day poet-saint of :