A Concise Dictionary of Indian Philosophy: Sanskrit Terms Defined in English (New and Revised Edition)

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State University of New York Press, Oct 17, 1996 - Religion - 366 pages
A reference glossary of the technical vocabulary of the primary language of Indian philosophy and religion, Sanskrit. The author includes virtually all the words basic to the various Indian philosophical systems and defines these terms in their dictionary or common and literal meanings. It also defines many terms with the specific meanings that the word has for a specific school of thought. Terms, in roman transliteration, appear in alphabetical order, followed by the devanagari script translation and the English translations. Fourteen charts provide information regarding relationships, categories, and sourcebooks relevant to the individual schools. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

About the author (1996)

John Grimes has taught at universities in India, Canada, and the United States and at the National University of Singapore. He is the author of Problems and Perspectives in Religious Discourse and Ganapati: Song of the Self, both published by SUNY Press.

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