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Vedanta: A Simple Introduction

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A concise, and delightful introduction to Vedanta, the philosophical backbone of Hinduism.Written with verve and charm by a Western nun for a Western audience, this brief book gives a comprehensive overview of Vedanta philosophy while emphasizing its practical Western application.
Paperback, 90 pages
Published May 1st 1999 by Vedanta Press
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Jan 15, 2016 Rajesh rated it really liked it
Tonnes of volumes are written about vendanta. This book present the idea of Vendanta in very crisp language which is easy to understand. I have tried to read other books on Vendanta philosophy but found it too complicated. It is time to revisit those works with the foundation laid out by Vendanta A simple introduction.
Nov 05, 2015 Lisa rated it really liked it
I am unfamiliar with the Vedanta Philosophy, but wanted to learn more about it after visiting the Vedanta Temple in Santa Barbara, California. I felt this short book offered a wonderful introduction the Vedanta Philosophy.
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Oct 28, 2014 Amit Srivastava rated it really liked it
A simple and crisp introduction to the Vedanta philosophy. Just the right book to get you started (and decide if this is for you!). No detailed analysis or explanations. It simply puts the essence as-is. Avoid if you already know about Vedanta and/or have read Swami Viveknanda's works. I was aware of most of the things. But the book helped aligning it all together in a short volume and prepare for some more serious reading on the subject! Good book overall.
Dec 26, 2011 Joanna rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-secular, 1990s
Hey, this religion doesn't sound too bad! Of course the last book on religion I read was on Scientology...

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