By Lyne Bansat-Boudon,Kamalesha Datta Tripathi
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 impressive exponent, particularly 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 is not just that it serves as an advent to the demonstrated doctrine of a convention, but additionally advances the inspiration of jiv?anmukti, ‘liberation during this life’, as its center topic. extra, it doesn't confine itself to an exposition of the doctrine as such yet every now and then tricks at a moment feel mendacity underneath the obtrusive feel, particularly esoteric recommendations and practices which are on the center of the philosophical discourse. Its commentator, Yogara?ja (eleventh century), excels in detecting and clarifying these numerous degrees of that means. An creation to Tantric Philosophy offers, in addition to a significantly revised Sanskrit textual content, the 1st annotated English translation of either Abhinavagupta’s Parama?rthasa?ra and Yogara?ja’s commentary.
This e-book could be of curiosity to Indologists, in addition to to experts and scholars of faith, Tantric reviews and Philosophy.
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An Introduction to Tantric Philosophy: The Paramarthasara of Abhinavagupta with the Commentary of Yogaraja (Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions) by Lyne Bansat-Boudon,Kamalesha Datta Tripathi