The Resource Advaita Vedānta and Zen Buddhism : deconstructive modes of spiritual inquiry, Leesa S. Davis

Advaita Vedānta and Zen Buddhism : deconstructive modes of spiritual inquiry, Leesa S. Davis

Label
Advaita Vedānta and Zen Buddhism : deconstructive modes of spiritual inquiry
Title
Advaita Vedānta and Zen Buddhism
Title remainder
deconstructive modes of spiritual inquiry
Statement of responsibility
Leesa S. Davis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
181/.482
Index
index present
LC call number
B132.A3
LC item number
D38 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Continuum studies in Eastern philosophies
Label
Advaita Vedānta and Zen Buddhism : deconstructive modes of spiritual inquiry, Leesa S. Davis
Publication
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  • adl
Contents
Introduction: experiential deconstructive inquiry -- Foundational philosophies and spiritual methods -- Non-duality in Advaita Vedānta and Zen Buddhism -- Ontological differences and non-duality -- Meditative inquiry, questioning, and dialoguing as a means to spiritual insight -- The 'undoing' or deconstruction of dualistic conceptions -- Advaita Vedānta : philosophical foundations and deconstructive strategies -- Sources of the tradition -- Upaniṣads : 'that art thou' (tat tvam asi) -- Gauḍapāda (c.7th century) : 'no bondage, no liberation' -- Śaṅkara (c.7th-8th century) : 'there is no apprehender different from this apprehension to apprehend it' -- Modern and contemporary masters -- Ramana Maharshi (1879-1950) : 'who am I?' -- H.W.L Poonja (1910-1997) : 'you have to do nothing to be who you are!' -- Gangaji (b. 1942) : 'you are that!' -- Advaita Vedānta summary : 'nothing ever happens' -- Zen Buddhism : philosophical foundations and deconstructive strategies -- Sources of the tradition -- The Laṇkāvatāra Sūtra and the Vajracchedikā Prajñāpāramitā Sūtra : 'all things ... are not independent of each other and not two' -- Nāgārjuna (c.113-213) : 'Saṃsāra is nothing essentially different from nirvāṇa. Nirvāṇa is nothing essentially different from saṃsāra' -- Eihei Dōgen (1200-1253) : 'if I am already enlightened, why must I practice?' -- Contemporary masters -- Ekai Korematsu (b. 1948) : 'return to the spine' -- Hōgen Yamahata (b. 1935) : 'why not now?' -- Zen Buddhism summary : 'neither being nor non-being is to be taken hold of' -- Deconstructive techniques and dynamics of experiential undoing -- Four deconstructive techniques common to both traditions -- The teacher-student dynamic -- Four key deconstructive techniques -- Unfindability analysis -- Bringing everything back to the here and now -- Paradoxical problems -- Negation -- Dynamics of experiential undoing -- Non-dual experiential 'space' -- Experiential mapping : practitioners in the space -- Experiential undoing in Advaita Vedānta -- Experiential undoing in Zen Buddhism -- Conclusion: deconstruction of reified awareness
Control code
000044842477
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 222 p.
Isbn
9780826420688
Lccn
2009043205
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.b24630810
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  • eblnew0826420680
  • (OCoLC)432983505

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