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A Hermeneutic Study of Vacnamrtam

A Hermeneutic Study of Vacnamrtam

by   Dr. Purnima Mahipatram Dave (Author)  
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The text Vacanamrtam, a collection of dialogues contains a well-formulated vedanta. In Indian tradition, Scripture is considered the primary source. Therefore, an extensive study of the text in hermeneutic perspective is undertaken. The book is divided in six parts. Part one comprising three chapters gives an overview of Hermeneutics from Western and Indian perspectives, and the text ‘Vacanamrtam’ in the hermeneutic perspective. Part II covering two chapters gives a glimpse of the life story of ƒri SwÈminÈrÈyaa and the general history of GujarÈt. Part III comprises two chapters meant for the general introduction of the text and of the compilers. Part IV covering five chapters discusses various methods employed; and beauty of the prose of the text. Part V in three chapters deals with the major topics – Epistemology, Ontology, Ethics and Religion. Part VI comprises two chapters; one chapter with reference to Hermeneutics as an ongoing process covers a comparative reading of different traditions, and in the concluding chapter, I offer my personal observations.

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ISBN 13 9788188643905
Book Language English
Binding Hardcover
Total Pages 398
Edition 2023
Publishers Akshay Prakashan  
Weight 1,000.00 g

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The text Vacanamrtam, a collection of dialogues contains a well-formulated vedanta. In Indian tradition, Scripture is considered the primary source. Therefore, an extensive study of the text in hermeneutic perspective is undertaken. The book is divided in six parts. Part one comprising three chapters gives an overview of Hermeneutics from Western and Indian perspectives, and the text ‘Vacanamrtam’ in the hermeneutic perspective. Part II covering two chapters gives a glimpse of the life story of ƒri SwÈminÈrÈyaa and the general history of GujarÈt. Part III comprises two chapters meant for the general introduction of the text and of the compilers. Part IV covering five chapters discusses various methods employed; and beauty of the prose of the text. Part V in three chapters deals with the major topics – Epistemology, Ontology, Ethics and Religion. Part VI comprises two chapters; one chapter with reference to Hermeneutics as an ongoing process covers a comparative reading of different traditions, and in the concluding chapter, I offer my personal observations.

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