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Prakrti In Samkhya Yoga: Material Principle, Religious Experience, Ethical Implications Knut A. Jacobsen

Prakrti In Samkhya Yoga: Material Principle, Religious Experience, Ethical Implications

Knut A. Jacobsen

Published July 1st 1999
ISBN : 9780820434650
Hardcover
427 pages
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This book is the first monographic study of prakrti. It traces the history of the word prakrti, the word chosen by the modern North Indian languages to translate the English word nature, through the texts of the Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain systems ofMoreThis book is the first monographic study of prakrti. It traces the history of the word prakrti, the word chosen by the modern North Indian languages to translate the English word nature, through the texts of the Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain systems of religious thought. The second part of the book gives a systematic analysis of this important principle in the Proto-Samkhya, Samkhya and Samkhya-Yoga texts.