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A concise, and delightful introduction to Vedanta, the philosophical backbone of Hinduism.
Written with verve and charm by a Western nun for a Western audience, this brief book gives a comprehensive overview of Vedanta philosophy while emphasizing its practical Western application. Table of Contents: 1. Vedanta: An Overview 2. Why Are We Unaware of our Divinity? The Concept of Maya 3. The Problem of Suffering: Karma and Reincarnation 4 Spiritual Practice: The Yogas 5 Spiritual Basics: Ethical and Moral Virtues 6. The Harmony of Religions: "Truth is One; Sages Call It by Various Names" 7. The Oneness of Existence: Unity in Diversity 8. God in Human Form: The Avatar 9. Revitalization of an Ancient Philosophy: Ramakrishna, the Ramakrishna Order, and the Vedanta Societies 10. Suggestions for Further Reading
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