Published December 1983
by Asian Humanities Pr .
Written in English
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This small book gives a brief general outline of some of the most important types of mysticism as well as a systematic introduction to Hindu mysticism as it evolved in India throughout the ages. According to the author, mysticism means a spiritual grasp of the aims and problems of life in a much more real manner. Mysticism is the practice of religious ecstasies (religious experiences during alternate states of consciousness), together with whatever ideologies, ethics, rites, myths, legends, and magic may be related to them. It may also refer to the attainment of insight in ultimate or hidden truths, and to human transformation supported by various practices and experiences. Originally lectures given in , the essays in this book still serves as one of the best overviews of Vedicism. Each lecture deals with a different aspect of Vedic mysticism. There are separate lectures explaining mysticism as found in the Vedas, the Upanishads, in the Yoga system, Buddhist mysticism; and mysticism in the Bhakti tradition/5(7). Hindu and Muslim mysticism by Zaehner, R. C. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
Hindu Mysticism Hinduism is a religion of profound magic, the most precious and truly supernatural religion on planet Earth. It has always been so and should be perpetuated as such for centuries and centuries into the future. From the Jacket This book is a systematic introduction to Hindu mysticism as it evolved in India through the ages. Mysticism is not an intellectual theory, it is fundamentally an active, formative, creative, elevating and ennobling principle of life. According to the author, mysticism means a spiritual grasp of the aims and problems of life in a much more real an ultimate manner than is. Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or way of life, widely practiced in the Indian subcontinent and parts of Southeast sm has been called the oldest religion in the world, and some practitioners and scholars refer to it as Sanātana Dharma, "the eternal tradition", or the "eternal way", beyond human history. Scholars regard Hinduism as a fusion or synthesis . Dialogue is an integral part of the mission of the Christian church. The immensity of the ocean of Hindu doctrine and thought presents a significant obstacle to Christians who have been invited by the Roman Catholic Church to “scrutinize the divine Mystery” present in other religions. Many, fascinated by Hindu mysticism, confuse permanent Hindu beliefs with certain current Western.
This classic is a systematic introduction to Hindu mysticism as it evolved in India through the ages. This book gives a brief general outline of some of the most important types of mysticism, indicating their mutual relations, sometimes genetically and sometimes : Start Publishing LLC. About Book: "Mysticism is the pursuit of achieving communion, identity with, or conscious awareness of ultimate reality, the divinity, spiritual truth, or God through direct experience, intuition, or insight. Traditions may include a belief in the literal existence of dimensional realities beyond empirical perception, or a belief that a true /5(3). The Secrets of Mystic Hinduism This section deals with known, unknown, secrets, beliefs, rituals, practices, history and philosophy of esoteric, mystic Hinduism. One of the dominant features of Hinduism is the secrecy associated with many of its practices. Hindu Mysticism by S.N. Sasgupta - This classic is a systematic introduction to Hindu mysticism as it evolved in India through the ages. This book gives a Released on: Janu