By Christopher Key Chapple,Arindam Chakrabarti
In the Mokṣopāya (also referred to as the Yogavāsiṣṭha), an eleventh-century Sanskrit poetic textual content, the good Vedic thinker Vasiṣṭha counsels his younger protégé Lord Rāma in regards to the methods of the realm via sixty-four tales designed to carry Rāma from lack of expertise to knowledge. a lot cherished, this paintings displays the philosophy of Kashmir Śaivism. accurately simply because all worldly targets are dreamlike and fiction-like, the human soul needs to first come to an event of non-dualistic, mind-only metaphysics, and after achieving this knowledge, advertise ethical activism. Engaged Emancipation is a wide-ranging attention of this paintings and the philosophical and religious questions it addresses by way of philosophers, Sanskritists, and students of faith, literature, and technology. members enable readers to stroll with Rāma as his depression and angst remodel into connectivity, peace, and non secular equipoise.
Christopher Key Chapple is Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology at Loyola Marymount collage. he's the writer or editor of many books, together with Yoga and the Luminous: Patañjali’s non secular route to Freedom and Reconciling Yogas: Haribhadra’s selection of perspectives on Yoga, either additionally released by means of SUNY Press.
Arindam Chakrabarti is Professor of Philosophy on the college of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. His books contain Mahābhārata Now: Narration, Aesthetics, Ethics (coedited with Sibaji Bandyopadhyay).