2 edition of Eastern religions and western thought. found in the catalog.
Eastern religions and western thought.
|LC Classifications||BL2003 .R3 1951|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 396 p.|
|Number of Pages||396|
|LC Control Number||63056311|
I came across S. Radhakrishnan book 'Eastern Religions, and Western Thought' in a library at Tulane University where I huddle in a small corner on the second floor for two years studying as much as I could about Eastern spirituality. His book is a compilation of lectures S. Radhakrishnan gave between the years - The main differences between the school of thought or the philosophies of the East and West are the West’s Individualism and the East’s Collectivism. The Eastern philosophy is drawn much more into groups or society or people’s actions and thoughts as one in order to find meaning in life as they try to get rid of the false “me” concept /5(9).
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the first Vice-President and the second President of India, whose name was synonymous with Hindu philosophy and religion, explores the eastern philosophy and the ideology of western thought in his marvelous book. Eastern Religions and Western Thought is a thorough and complete investigation into the ancient eastern. First published in , and now substantially revised and enlarged, this panoramic survey of philosophic and religious thought, both ancient and modern, provides access to a wide array of ideas. More than just a dictionary, this well-designed reference work contains analytical commentary and historical accounts on a vast range of topics, select bibliographies attached .
Eastern Religions and Western Thought Paperback – March 1 by S. Radhakrishnan (Author) out of 5 stars 11 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from /5. Differences: Eastern Religions seem to have a common concept of humanity as an important component of universe while Western religion and especially Christianity seem more focused on humanity relationship with God, than on one-on-one relationship that is emphasizes by Hinduism, Buddhism and almost all other religions of the East (Tillman, & Cason, 36).
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Eastern Religions and Western Thought (Oxford India Paperbacks)Cited by: Today, the old dichotomy and division of Eastern and Western thought has largely dissolved or converged. In the past century or so, these views of the world were more alienated from one another.
This challenging and beautifully written book describes the leading ideas of Indian philosophy and religion. It traces the probable influence of Indian mysticism on Greek thought and Christian development, through Alexandrian Judaism, Christian Gnosticism, and Neo-Platonism. Eastern religions and Western thought.
[S Radhakrishnan] Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; religion, and politics -- V. Our times and the need for the emphasis of Eastern religions -- VI. The Hindu view of religion as spiritual experience is essentially rationalistic and humanistic.
The nature of Brahman and self. Divine personality. Get this from a library. Eastern religions and Western thought. [S Radhakrishnan] -- "Lectures given in the years revised and slightly expanded." Includes bibliography.
Although it seems the book gives good details, it comes off as random facts thrown together in short sections. All together it was a decent overview of 'Eastern Religions', but if you want to know more than layman's knowledge keep looking for a better book/5(16). “Some of the events described in this book may well offend the reader's sensitivities.
Part of this was Vimalananda's intention. He wanted Western holier-than-thou renunciates to know that "filth and orgies in the graveyard" (as one American once described Aghori) can be as conducive to spiritual advancement as can asanas, pranayama, and other "purer" disciplines.”.
PREFACE MODERN civilization with its scientific temper, humanistic spirit, and secular view of life is uprooting the world over the customs of long centuries and creating a ferment of restlessness.
The new world cannot remain a confused mass of needs and impulses, ambitions and activities, without any control or guidance of the spirit. The void created by abandoned. Although many Eastern religions have a place for gods in their scheme of things, they see ultimate reality as something that is both beyond the gods yet, at the same time, locked within the heart of every being.
So it might be accurate to say that while in Western thought the divine is a person, in Eastern thought, every person is ultimately. Eastern Religions and Western Thought by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(46).
The Eastern religions are the religions that originated in East, South and Southeast Asia and thus have dissimilarities with Western religions. This includes the East Asian religions (Shintoism, Sindoism, Taoism and Confucianism), Indian religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism) as well as animistic indigenous religions.
This East-West religious distinction, just as. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t6fv0c Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4. This is the complete text of a review, appearing in the Winter edition (Vol. 4, No. 1) of the journal "Studies in Comparative Religion", of the book "Eastern Wisdom and Western Thought" authored by P.J.
Saher. This challenging and beautifully written book describes the leading ideas of Indian philosophy and religion. It traces the probable influence of Indian mysticism on Greek thought and Christian development, through Alexandrian Judaism, Christian Gnosticism, and Neo-Platonism.
The author argues that Christianity, which arose out of an eastern background and became wedded to. The Core Difference Between Eastern & Western Religions Sat Yoga Institute and which may spark further useful and profound thought about the important issues that the teachings raise.
Eastern Religions and Western Thought (Oxford India Paperbacks) Book Description This challenging and beautifully written book describes the leading ideas of Indian philosophy and religion. It traces the probable influence of Indian mysticism on Greek thought and Christian development, through Alexandrian Judaism, Christian Gnosticism, and Neo /5(11).
Western philosophy refers to the philosophical thought and work of the Western ically, the term refers to the philosophical thinking of Western culture, beginning with Greek philosophy of the pre-Socratics such as Thales (c.
– c. BC) and Pythagoras (c. – c. BC), and eventually covering a large area of the globe. Western religions are found in the as and throughout Europe. It is common to find people from eastern or western countries that practice religions from across the world.
n religions include: Taoism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Confucianism. Western religions include Christianity, Catholicism, Protestantism, Puritanism /5(5). The similarities between eastern and western philosophy are greater than any differences cited by modern-day writers and lecturers on the topic.
The most often cited difference is that western philosophy is 'fragmentary' while eastern philosophy is 'holistic'. The popular writer Sankara Saranam, author of the book God Without Religion, is one Author: Emily Mark. Read "Eastern Religions and Western Thought" by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan available from Rakuten Kobo.
Eastern Religions and Western Thought by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Pages - MODERN civilization with its scientific Brand: Kar Publishing.Recent attempts to incorporate Western philosophy into Eastern thought include the Kyoto School of philosophers, who combined the phenomenology of Husserl with the insights of Zen Buddhism.
Watsuji Tetsurô, a 20th-century Japanese philosopher attempted to combine the works of Søren Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Heidegger with Eastern philosophies."Journeys East: 20th Century Western Encounters with Eastern Religious Traditions is a book I have been waiting for: it is the most complete and the most sympathetic account of the meeting and mingling of Western and Eastern traditions, that has characterized the .