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Against a Hindu god

Buddhist philosophy of religion in India

by Parimal G. Patil

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ratnakīrti,
  • Knowledge, Theory of (Buddhism),
  • God (Hinduism),
  • Nyaya,
  • Religion -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementParimal G. Patil.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4440 .P38 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22666343M
    ISBN 109780231142229, 9780231513074
    LC Control Number2008047445

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" Against a Hindu God is a book about the late Indian critiques of Brahmanical conceptions of God. But more than just a study of Buddhist philosophers like Ratnakirti, Parimal G. Patil is interested in what late medieval Indian philosophers have to say to the disciplines of philosophy, theology, religious studies, and South Asian studies.

" Against a Hindu God is a book about the late Indian critiques of Brahmanical conceptions of God. But more than just a study of Buddhist philosophers like Ratnakirti, Parimal G. Patil is interested in what late medieval Indian philosophers have to say to the disciplines of philosophy, theology, religious studies, and South Asian by: This book is about the philosophical content of an interreligious debate between Buddhist and Hindu intellectuals in premodern India.

Its central concern is the range of arguments that an eleventh-century Buddhist intellectual named Ratnakīrti employed to criticize the beliefs of his non-Buddhist, Nyāya, interlocutors regarding the existence of a God-like being called “Īśvara.”¹ What.

Philosophical arguments for and against the existence of God have been crucial to Euro-American and South Asian philosophers for over a millennium. Critical to the history of philosophy in India, were the centuries-long arguments between Buddhist and Hindu philosophers about the existence of a God-like being called Isvara and the religious epistemology used to support them.3/5(1).

The first book to document Buddhist philosophy of religion in the final phase of Buddhism in India, "Against a Hindu God" transcends the disciplinary boundaries of. Philosophical arguments for and against the existence of God have been crucial to Euro-American and South Asian philosophers for over a millennium.

Critical to the history of philosophy in India, were the centuries-long arguments between Buddhist and Hindu philosophers about the existence of a God-l.

Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or way of life, widely practiced in the Indian subcontinent and parts of Southeast sm has been called the oldest religion in the world, and some practitioners and scholars refer to it as Sanātana Dharma, "the eternal tradition", or the "eternal way", beyond human history.

Scholars regard Hinduism as a fusion or synthesis of various Indian. About the Book Philosophical arguments for and against the existence of God have been crucial to Euro-American and South Asian Philosophers for over a millennium.

Critical to the history of philosophy in India were the centuries-long arguments between Buddhist and Hindu philosophers about the existence of a God-Like being called Iswara and the religious epistemology used to support them. Against a Hindu god: Buddhist philosophy of religion in India / Parimal G.

Patil. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (cloth: alk. paper) — ISBN (ebook) 1. Knowledge, Theory of (Buddhism) 2. God (Hinduism) 3. Ratnakirti. Nyaya. Religion—Philosophy. Title. BQP38 Read "Against a Hindu God Buddhist Philosophy of Religion in India" by Parimal Patil available from Rakuten Kobo.

Philosophical arguments for and against the existence of God have been crucial to Euro-American and South Asian philosop Brand: Columbia University Press.

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[Parimal G Patil] -- Philosophical arguments for and against the existence of God have been crucial to Euro-American and South Asian philosophers for over a millennium. Critical to the history of philosophy in India. " Against a Hindu God is a book about the late Indian critiques of Brahmanical conceptions of God.

But more than just a study of Buddhist philosophers like Ratnakirti, Parimal G. Patil is interested in what late medieval Indian philosophers have to say to the disciplines of philosophy, theology, religious studies, and South Asian studies/5(3).

The book’s primary aim is to capture and interpret the arguments appearing in the Īśvarasādhanadūṣaṇa, ‘The Refutation of Arguments for Establishing Īśvara’ (p. 11, fn. 18), a text by the 11th-century Indian Buddhist thinker Ratnakīrti, in which he presents and refutes arguments of the Nyāya school of thought for the ‘existence of a God-like being called “Īśvara Author: Patrick Mc Allister.

Philosophical arguments for and against the existence of God have been crucial to Euro-American and South Asian philosophers for over a millennium. Critical to the history of philosophy in India, were the centuries-long arguments between Buddhist and Hindu philosophers about the existence of a God-like being called Isvara and the religious.

Christians, of course, do not believe that Shiva, Vishnu, Krishna, Brahman, who any other Hindu deity is the supreme God. We believe that Yahweh alone is God to the exclusion of all others.

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Each year in southern India, millions of fervent Hindu worshipers endure a dangerous trek up a holy mountain, called Sabarimala, to pay homage to the Hindu god Ayyappa.

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