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Eastern religions and western thoughts.

Radhakrishnan, S.

Eastern religions and western thoughts.

by Radhakrishnan, S.

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Published by Oxford University Press in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions,
  • Hinduism -- Relations,
  • Philosophy, Comparative,
  • India -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    First Indian impression 1974.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 396 p.
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21843384M

    Ancient Eastern Philosophy On the Ancient Wisdom of Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism & Confucianism. The most important characteristic of the Eastern world view - one could almost say the essence of it - is the awareness of the unity and mutual interrelation of all things and events, the experience of all phenomena in the world as manifestations of a basic oneness. The Western religions are the religions that originated within Western culture, which are thus historically, culturally, and theologically distinct from the Eastern term Abrahamic religions (Islam, Christianity and Judaism) is often used instead of using the East and West terminology.. Western culture itself was significantly influenced by the emergence of Christianity and its.

      Western and Eastern Religion Comparison Islam and Buddhism are two distinct religious traditions that provide their own meaningful responses to the fundamental questions about life. Their views on issues relating to the possibility of a Supreme Being, the purpose of life and their understanding of the cycle of life and death are all quite distinct from each other, but at the same time, . Books shelved as eastern-religion: Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu, The Bhagavad Gita by Anonymous, The Dhammapada by Anonymous, Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse, and.

    PREFACE MODERN civilization with its scientific temper, humanistic spirit, and secular view of life is uprooting the world over the customs of long centuries and creating a ferment of restlessness. The new world cannot remain a confused mass of needs and impulses, ambitions and activities, without any control or guidance of the spirit. The void created by abandoned superstitions and uprooted. The number of deities in Eastern religions vary more than Western religions. Followers of Hinduism worship many deities and avatars while followers of Shinto worship deities, called Kami, that can be animals, objects, or nature. Several major Eastern religions revolve around the teachings of a person rather than a divine power.


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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by:   This book is written by an Oxford scholar of Eastern religion.

It compares and contrasts the foundational aspects of the Eastern and Western mind. Has a greater depth and objectivity compared with more popular works on the subject/5. Ancient eastern philosophy unravels the Tao, Zen and other holistic ways of thinking about the self and the universe.

These are the best eastern philosophy books. Eastern Religions and Western Thought (Oxford India Paperbacks) Book Description This challenging and beautifully written book describes the leading ideas of Indian philosophy and religion.

It traces the probable influence of Indian mysticism on Greek thought and Christian development, through Alexandrian Judaism, Christian Gnosticism, and Neo /5(11).

This challenging and beautifully written book describes the leading ideas of Indian philosophy and religion. It traces the probable influence of Indian mysticism on Greek thought and Christian development, through Alexandrian Judaism, Christian Gnosticism, and Neo-Platonism.

The author argues that Christianity, which arose out of an eastern background and became wedded to Graeco-Latin. n religions are practiced in India, Southeast Asia, Japan, and China. Western religions are found in the as and throughout Europe.

It is common to find people from eastern or western countries that practice religions from across the world. n religions include: Taoism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Confucianism/5(5). Eastern Religions and Western Thought by S.

Radhakrishnan. COVID19 Delays: Please note we are accepting orders but please expect delays due to the impact of COVID19 on logistcs and procurement.

Since the 'discovery' of eastern philosophy by western explorers and scholars in the 18th and 19th centuries CE, there has been an arbitrary division maintained, especially in colleges and universities, between 'western philosophy' and 'eastern philosophy' as though these two systems present radically different views of the world.

There is no division between eastern or western. This is the complete text of a review, appearing in the Winter edition (Vol. 4, No. 1) of the journal "Studies in Comparative Religion", of the book "Eastern Wisdom and Western Thought.

Key Difference: Eastern religions are the religions that originate in the Eastern areas like China, Southeast Asia, India and Japan.

Western religions are the religions that originate in the Western areas like Americas and throughout Europe. There are two areas in which the world is divided when speaking about religions, Eastern and Western. The Eastern religions are a family of religions native to Asia.

In addition to several major religions, the Eastern religious also include a number of cults, along with the animistic religions of native Asian peoples. Unlike Western religions such as the Abrahamic religions, Eastern religions often blend philosophy and religious practice.

The Eastern religions are the religions that originated in East, South and Southeast Asia and thus have dissimilarities with Western religions.

This includes the East Asian religions (Shintoism, Sindoism, Taoism and Confucianism), Indian religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism) as well as animistic indigenous religions.

This East-West religious distinction, just as with the East. Eastern Religions and Western Thought: Radhakrishnan, S.: Books - Skip to main Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders.

Try. Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address Best. EASTERN RELIGIONS AND CHRISTIANITY- Introduction Religions from the East are moving West at an alarming rate.

So today, like never before, all of us need to know exactly what sets Christianity apart from Eastern philosophy and thought.

EASTERN RELIGIONS AND CHRISTIANITY- Exclusive from Christianity There are a lot of eastern religions around today. First published inand now substantially revised and enlarged, this panoramic survey of philosophic and religious thought, both ancient and modern, provides access to a wide array of ideas.

More than just a dictionary, this well-designed reference work contains analytical commentary and historical accounts on a vast range of topics, select bibliographies attached to many of the entries.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Radhakrishnan, S. (Sarvepalli), Eastern religions and Western thought. Delhi ; New York: Oxford University.

This challenging and beautifully written book describes the leading ideas of Indian philosophy and religion. It traces the probable influence of Indian mysticism on Greek thought and Christian development, through Alexandrian Judaism, Christian Gnosticism, and Neo-Platonism.

Get this from a library. Eastern religions and western thought. [S Radhakrishnan] -- In this book, author Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a philosopher and former President of India, describes leading ideas of Indian philosophy and religion.

He traces the probable influence of Indian. Eastern Religions and Western Thought on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(5). Differences: Eastern Religions seem to have a common concept of humanity as an important component of universe while Western religion and especially Christianity seem more focused on humanity relationship with God, than on one-on-one relationship that is emphasizes by Hinduism, Buddhism and almost all other religions of the East (Tillman, & Cason, 36).

Three books on different meditation traditions. In the course of three years Professor Eifring has been the editor of three books on meditation. The first, about Eastern Asiatic meditation.The differences between Eastern and Western thought can be clearly seen in modern society, despite globalization and unifying influences.

The differences listed below are heavily stereotyped, generalized, and polarized. Not all Chinese (or Westerners) think this way, but these are observed tendencies.

Aspect 1: Where Thinking Happens — Internally or Externally. Unlike the east which held the spiritual and religious wisdom passed down through the ages as the highest human ideal, western philosophy believed that the state and the patriotism to the state was the highest of human ideals.

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan in his famous book ‘Eastern Religions and Western Thought’ explores this conflict beautifully.