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A logical presentation of the Śaiva Siddhānta philosophy.

Author: John H Piet
Publisher: Madras, Christian Literature Society for India (United Society for Christian Literature) [1952]
Dissertation: Columbia University
Series: Indian research series, 8.
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Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John H Piet
OCLC Number: 494857
Notes: Errata slip inserted.
Description: xii, 190 pages plates, diagrams 23 cm.
Contents: Section I. Introduction --
The Śaiva Siddhānta Defined --
A Brief History of the Siddhānta --
The Relation of the Siddhānta to Other Religions --
The Program of the Present Book --
The Siddhānta Canon --
The Logical Process which the Siddhānta uses in its Apologetic --
The Purpose served by the Instruments of Logic --
Two other important Postulates --
Second II. Text and Commentary --
Outline of the Śaiva-Jnāna-Bodha --
Text and Translation --
Commentary --
General Sutras 1-6 --
Proof for the Existence of: --
Pati: Sutra 1 --
Pasa: Sutra 2 --
Pasu: Sutra 3 --
The Attributes of: --
Pasu: Sutra 4 --
Pasa: Sutra 5 --
Pati: Sutra 6 --
Special Sutras 7-12 --
The Means or Method of Realization {u2013} --
The Necessity for the Soul to Realize Siva: Sutra 7 --
Siva{u2019} Appearnce to the Ripened Soul as Guru: Sutra 8 --
The Method by which the Soul may be thus Ripened: Sutra 9 --
The Benefits of Realization --
The Removal of Pasa: Sutra 10 --
The Realization of Siva: Sutra 11 --
The Course of the Realized Soul should follow in order to Retain the State of Realization: Sutra 12 --
Section III. Appraisal.
Series Title: Indian research series, 8.
Other Titles: Śaiva Siddhānta philosophy

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