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Common Sense About Uncommon Wisdom: Ancient Teachings of Vedanta

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Dhruv S. Kaji

The essence of any great truth should be simple, and its discovery should unfold with joy. This straightforward introduction to Vedanta will bring the ancient and uncommon wisdom of Vedanta alive for you in the spirit of today. In a broad sense, Vedanta is any tradition or methodology that provides knowledge of the true nature of the self. Based on the profound wisdom of the Upanishads, the most ancient and authoritative scriptures of India, this book is a simple, insightful, and contemporary introduction to the vital teachings of Vedanta.

Common Sense About Uncommon Wisdom reveals what Vedanta is, what it is not, and how to begin understanding its beauty and perennial truth. Excerpts from the Upanishads and other ancient Sanskrit scriptures provide insight on the origins of Vedanta, and chapters on traditional methods of study supply essential background for anyone seeking liberation from a sense of incompleteness.

About the Author

Dhruv S. Kaji has studied Vedanta with swamis, university professors, and other teachers, both traditional and nontraditional. A chartered accountant, he worked as the finance director of a large group of manufacturing companies. He is a certified aircraft pilot and has counted scuba diving, white-water rafting, sky diving, and acrobatic flying among his hobbies. He now works as a management consultant and lives in Bombay and Singapore with his wife and two children.

Product Details

Publisher: Himalayan Institute
Copyright: 2001
ISBN: 978-0-89389-192-3
228 pages
5.5" x 8.5"

Eastern Philosophy

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