Correspondences: Jewish Mysticism, Indian Philosophies

Title

Correspondences: Jewish Mysticism, Indian Philosophies

Author

Randrup, Axel; Bagchi, Tista

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English

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OTA keywords

Academic dissertations

LC keywords

Philosophy, Comparative
Mysticism
Religions

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Creation Date

2006-03-20

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Mode of access: Online. OTA website

Title proper taken from AHDS Catalogue Form

The authors found correspondence of several significant traits of Jewish mysticism with traits of Buddhism and other systems of Indian religion and philosophy in the literature. Among the corresponding traits is the fundamental idea of emptiness or nothingness, shuunyataa in Sanskrit, ayin in Hebrew. Also corresponding are attempts to harmonise the idea and experience of emptiness with fullness, and with the experience of the secular world with its many things and concepts. They list eight significant traits of Jewish mysticism, which are found to correspond with traits of Indian religion-philosophies. This is of course a study in comparative religion, but some important relations between these Indian and Jewish belief systems with modern science are also discussed.

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