Swami Vivekananda: his life, legacy, and liberative ethics

Vivekananda's Life, Legacy, and Liberative Ethics: An Introduction / Rita D. Sherma -- PART I: VIVEKANANDA IN RELATION TO HINDU PHILOSOPHIES & MAJOR THINKERS : 1. Swami Vivekananda and Adi Śaṅkarācārya: Similarities and Differences / T. S. Rukmani -- 2. Swami Vivekananda's Interpretat...

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Contributors: Sherma, Rita DasGupta (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Lanham Boulder New York London Lexington Books [2021]
Series/Journal:Explorations in Indic traditions: theological, ethical, and philosophical
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Vivekānanda, Svāmī 1863-1902 / Hindu philosophy
B Vivekānanda, Svāmī 1863-1902 / Ramakrishna Mission
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Religion and sociology
B Ethical problems
B Vivekananda Swami 1863-1902 Philosophy
B Hindu philosophers
B Ramakrishna Mission
B Social service Religious aspects Hinduism
B Vivekananda Swami 1863-1902
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Summary:Vivekananda's Life, Legacy, and Liberative Ethics: An Introduction / Rita D. Sherma -- PART I: VIVEKANANDA IN RELATION TO HINDU PHILOSOPHIES & MAJOR THINKERS : 1. Swami Vivekananda and Adi Śaṅkarācārya: Similarities and Differences / T. S. Rukmani -- 2. Swami Vivekananda's Interpretation of Brahmasūtra 1.1.19 as a Hermeneutic Basis for Samanvayī Vedānta / Ayon Maharaj -- 3. Kuṇḍalinī Yoga in the Spirituality of Swami Vivekananda and in Modern Yoga / Michael Stoeber -- 4. Vivekananda in the History of Vedānta: Continuities and Contradictions / Andrew J. Nicholson -- 5. Flavors of Ādvaita in Vivekananda, Rabindranath Tagore, and Sri Aurobindo / Debashish Banerji -- PART II: A LEGACY OF SERVICE: 6. Vivekananda and his Organizational Legacy with Particular Reference to Seva within the Ramakrishna Movement / Gwilym Beckerlegge -- 7. "This Prema Dwells in the Heart of Them All:" Swami Vivekananda on Love and Compassion / Kusumita Pedersen -- 8. Swami Vivekananda's Legacy of Service: A Critical Assessment / Shrinivas Tilak -- 9. "Perfect Independence": Swami Vivekananda, Women and Freedom / Pravrajika Vrajaprana -- PART III: REVISITING APPRAISALS OF VIVEKANANDA: 10. Complementarity, not Contradiction: Swami Vivekananda's Theology of Religions / Jeffery D. Long -- 11. Neglected Advaitas: The Genealogy of Swami Vivekananda's Cosmopolitan Theology / James Madaio, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Oriental Institute -- 12. De-subjugating Timeless Vocabularies: Swami Vivekananda as Intellectual Catalyst / Kapil Kapoor -- 13. Swami Vivekananda and Muscular Hinduism / Sharada Sugirtharajah -- Epilogue: 14. What Is Hinduism? A Reflection on Vivekananda's Legacy in Relation to the Definition of Hinduism / Arvind Sharma -- About the Contributors.
"This book re-assesses the life and legacy of Swami Vivekananda from the vantage point of socially-engaged religion in a time of global dislocations and inequities. Due to the complexity of Vivekananda as a historical figure on the cusp of a new era, few works offer a nuanced, academic examination of his liberative vision and legacy"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:149858604X