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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 37 (1): 151.
Published: 01 November 1977
...Ludo Rocher The Bṛhadāraṇyaka Upaniṣad . Transcreated from the Sanskrit by P. Lal . Calcutta : Writers Workshop , Saffronbird Book, 1974 . 117 pp. Rs. 60.00 (cloth); Rs. 15.00 (paper). (Dist. by InterCulture Associates, $11.25 [cloth]; $5.00 [paper]). Copyright © Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (3): 829–831.
Published: 01 August 1997
...Wendy Doniger Upanisads . The World's Classics. Translated by Patrick Olivelle . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1996 . lx, 446 pp. $6.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1997 1997 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 829 the extent of seeking alliances...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (4): 1329–1331.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Timothy Lubin Text and Authority in the Older Upaniṣads . By Signe Cohen . Leiden : Brill , 2008 . x , 320 pp. $133.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2009 2009 This fine monograph opens with an introduction and two chapters laying out...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (4): 1065–1066.
Published: 01 November 1993
...Frits Staal Saṃnyāsa Upaniṣads: Hindu Scriptures on Asceticism and Renunciation . Translated by Patrick Olivelle . New York and Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1992 . xv, 320 pp. $45.00 (cloth); $17.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1993 1993 BOOK...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1958) 17 (2): 352–354.
Published: 01 February 1958
.... This is the penultimate volume of Swami Nikhilananda's translation of the eleven major Upanisads; the final volume, according to the Preface, is to contain the Chandogya and Taittirlya Upanisads. The translation of the text is accompanied by a very detailed commentary which follows after each verse and is based...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1958) 17 (2): 350–352.
Published: 01 February 1958
.... By SWAMI NIKHILANANDA. The Upanishads, Volume III. New York: Harper, 1956. xiv, 392. Glossary, Note. $6.00. This is the penultimate volume of Swami Nikhilananda's translation of the eleven major Upanisads; the final volume, according to the Preface, is to contain the Chandogya and Taittirlya Upanisads...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 32 (1): 174–175.
Published: 01 November 1972
... what the authors consider to be the basic three points of departure for Vedanta of all types: the classical Upanisads, the Bhagavadgita, and the Brahmasiitras. The translation of Chandogya Upanisad passages by van Buitenen is by his own admission meant to be somewhat controversial, but some...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (3): 831–833.
Published: 01 August 1997
... Principal Upanishads (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1949). Like the mythical Vyasa, who cut the Mahdbhdrata from the original millions of verses to the present relative sound-byte of some 200,000 lines, translators keep whittling away at the Upanisadic corpus, perhaps under the vague hope of "purifying...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 32 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 November 1972
..., "Philosophical and Cultural Background," opens with an excellent discussion of the development of Vedanta out of the joint sources of Upanisad and sutra, versus the total reliance on sutra of Nyaya and Vaisesika. This, it is argued, accounts for the lack of a unitary system of Vedanta, a lack which has led other...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 37 (1): 151–152.
Published: 01 November 1977
... of the Brhadaranyaka Upanisad, but it is not necessarily more original and accurate than its predecessors. University ofPennsylvania LUDO ROCHER EDWIN GEROW University ofChicago The Brhadaranyaka Upanisad. TRANSCREATED FROM THE SANSKRIT BY P. LAL. Calcutta: Writers Workshop, Saffronbird Book, 1974. 117 pp. Rs. 60.00...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 37 (1): 150–151.
Published: 01 November 1977
... case. In short, Lai has produced a very readable English version of the Brhadaranyaka Upanisad, but it is not necessarily more original and accurate than its predecessors. University ofPennsylvania LUDO ROCHER EDWIN GEROW University ofChicago The Brhadaranyaka Upanisad. TRANSCREATED FROM THE SANSKRIT...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 310–312.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of the following chapter (chapter 2). Three narratives from the Chāndogya Upaniṣad , the Bhāgavata Purāṇa , and the Brahmavaivarta Purāṇa provide similar instances, generally, of the humbling of Indra's ego, though the ontological frameworks in which these narratives are situated are quite different. However...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 614–616.
Published: 01 May 2011
... based on the former. Mislav Ježić compares parallel passages between the Bhagavad - Gītā and the early Upaniṣads particularly addressing their intertextuality. He examines the use of tropes (e.g., the chariot, the tree), their uses of Sāṃkhya and Yoga, and notions of brahman , to conclude...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 467–468.
Published: 01 May 1998
... at the time. In his second chapter, "How, not What: Kamma as a Reaction to Brahminism [sic Gombrich underscores the difference between paticcasamuppada, "conditioned origination," and any essentialist position, as in the thought of some of the early Upanisadic texts and later interpreted in Vedanta...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1300–1301.
Published: 01 November 1994
... as such could only come about with the institution of the temple under royal patronage. Equally creative is Heesterman's explanation of the mechanics of the move to Upanisadic speculation. Far from being philosophyin-rebellion against ritualism, the usual explanation, it is the logical outcome of ritual...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1299–1300.
Published: 01 November 1994
.... Equally creative is Heesterman's explanation of the mechanics of the move to Upanisadic speculation. Far from being philosophyin-rebellion against ritualism, the usual explanation, it is the logical outcome of ritual. Because the brahman's ancestor is not the priest, but the dtskita, or wandering warrior...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (3): 828–829.
Published: 01 August 1997
... in Urdu, and his extensive field work, presents a comprehensive and equally objective study of an otherwise misunderstood Muslim thinker. IFTIKHAR H. MALIK Bath College Upanisads. The World's Classics. Translated by PATRICK OLIVELLE. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. lx, 446 pp. $6.95 (paper). Every...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (3): 682–683.
Published: 01 August 1992
... is Brhadaranyaka Upanisad II.4.5. According to the Vivarana school, hearing aided by reflection and meditation produces a direct intuition of Brahman but, according to the BhamatI school, "the individual experiences himself as Brahman through the mind, when he meditates on the meaning of the Upanisads." As both...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (3): 681–682.
Published: 01 August 1992
... of Advaita the Vivarana and the BhamatI differ precisely on the point under debate, as formulated in terms of the relative significance of the components of the threefold process of sravana-manana-nididhydsana, whose locus classicus is Brhadaranyaka Upanisad II.4.5. According to the Vivarana school, hearing...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (2): 380–390.
Published: 01 February 1969
... through reasoning and speculation but did not rely on extrasensory perception. Among these were the metaphysicans of the Early Upanisads, the Sceptics, the Materialists and most of the Ajivikas. (3) The 'Experientialists,' who founded their doctrines on direct personal knowledge and experience, including...