The Hindu mysticism includes the six conferences that Surendranath Dasgupta known Indian philosopher taught at Northwestern University (USA) in 1926. Each of the six conferences is devoted to a different kind of Indian mysticism: the ritualistic mysticism of the Vedas, the Upanishads monistic mysticism, the mysticism of the self of mind and body Yoga, Buddhist mysticism, devotional mysticism classical and modern devotional mysticism. Dasgupta shows very clearly the fundamental characteristics of each of the forms of mysticism making them accessible to Western audiences.
We are in a work that seeks and manages to convey the idea of the principle of unity in diversity that has always characterized the Hindu thought. But now this summary comes from a philosopher who not only belongs to the tradition teaches, but who knows with great depth and learning the many traditions that have...read more