Self-realisation: a study of theories and practices from ancient and modern India (Paperback)

Self-realisation: a study of theories and practices from ancient and modern India By Bhatewara Sunit Cover Image

Self-realisation: a study of theories and practices from ancient and modern India (Paperback)

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Introduction


Love for the truth, the literal meaning of the word philosophy, symbolises humanity's quest

for understanding, making sense of and perhaps finding meaning in what one sees and experiences.

This quest is not new to mankind, although it has taken varied forms. Consequently it

has also had varied effects on man's understanding of himself and the world, thereby

creating diverse cultures and


societies. this is Foucault


Furthermore as Foucault may argue, essentially the knowledge {which closely links with

power) that


creates subjects and subjectivity.


As a natural outcome of his quest to understand existence as a whole, an endeavour which

includes metaphysics and epistemological approaches, man eventually embarks upon a fundamental

self-reflective question: 'Who am I?'. Now the knower himself is under question.


In what follows a brief survey of different conceptions of self as presented by

important thinkers / systems in western and Indian tradition will be made and on the,

Product Details ISBN: 9786182643518
ISBN-10: 618264351X
Publisher: Techroot
Publication Date: May 4th, 2022
Pages: 202
Language: English