By Mark S. G. Dyczkowski
Slicing throughout differences of faculties and kinds, the writer explains the crucial characteristic of Kashmir Shaivism: the inventive pulse of the all pervasive cognizance known as SAiva. this can be additionally the principal subject of the Hindu Tantras, and Dyczkowski offers new perception into the main literate and huge interpretations of the Tantras.
"This is a significant, scholarly and individually devoted method of a hugely major subject. It makes available fabrics which aren't widely recognized and never without problems available." -- Wilhelm Halbfass, collage of Pennsylvania
"There is not any different entire learn of the Spanda, that is significant to the SAaiva idea because it was once built in Kashmir. The remedy of the topic is sound, scholarly, exhaustive and penetrating." -- Andre Padoux, Centre nationwide de los angeles Recherche Scientifique, Paris
"This delves right into a particularly unexplored sector of Kashmir Shaivism, i.e., Spanda, and provides a finished first-hand remedy. the writer brings forth new details and clean insights." -- Navjivan Rastogi Abhinavagupta Institute of Aesthetics and SAaiva Philosophy college of Lucknow, India
This publication is critical from 4 issues of view. First, it breaks new flooring in Indian philosophy. in keeping with the Spanda Doctrine, the self isn't easily witnessing awareness as maintained by means of Sankya and Vedanta, yet is an lively strength. moment, the final word fact isn't easily a logical method of summary different types, yet resides, pulsating power, the resource of all manifestation. 3rd, the paintings elaborates the dynamic element of cognizance. It offers a very good advent to the texts and scriptures of Kashmir Shaivism. Fourth, it indicates a Yoga for the belief of self.