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Self-Knowledge (Atma Bohda of Sankaracarya) (New)
by Nikhilananda, Swami (tr)
Publisher: Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Center
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
Book ID: 9780911206111, 0911206116
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Self-Knowledge, a translation by Swami Nikhilananda of the sacred text, Atmabodha, was composed by the 8th century philosopher and mystic of India, Sankara. Self-Knowledge sets forth the principles of Non-dualistic Vedanta: the divinity of the soul, the unity of existence, the oneness of the Godhead, and the harmony of religions. As Swami Nikhilananda writes, "Self-Knowledge is vital. All other forms of knowledge are of secondary importance; for a man’s action, feeling, reasoning, and thinking are dependent upon his idea of the Self. . . . Self-Knowledge serves the practical purpose of destroying pain and suffering and also the positive end of helping everyone enjoy supreme peace and blessedness here and always." This book contains an introduction on the philosophy of Non-dualistic Vedanta and an appendix with 14 of Sankara’s spiritual hymns. Hardcover. Pages 248
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