This book is a collection of essays on central topics of Vedanta arranged in a thematically connected manner. It facilitates a look inside the system from certain vantage points which are the topics divided into the main body and an appendix.
The topics in the main body are being Maya and the discourse about Brahman; Transcendence and the Transcendent Via the Doctrines of Brahman and Sunyata the Notion of Aviadya; Macro-Micro-Cosmology Approached through the Gita Text; Time within Logos and without as in Grammer philosophy and Madhyamika.
About the Author:
J.G. Arapura (b. 1920 Kerala) completed his education in India and then proceeded to the United States. He obtained his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He was a fellow of indian Institute of Philosophy Amalner (Maharastra). He studied vedantic texts under the guidance of specialized sanskritic scholars at Varanasi and Maharastra.Dr. Arapura has been teaching in North American Universities for nearly the last three decades. At present he is professor of eastern philosophies and religions at Mcmaster University of Canada.Dr. Arapura has written extensively on Vedanta and Comparative Philosophy.