Advaita Ved nta in early modern history

  title={Advaita Ved nta in early modern history},
  author={Christopher Z. Minkowski},
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Greater Advaita Vedānta: The Case of Sundardās

To understand the history of Advaita Vedānta and its rise to prominence, we need to devote more attention to what might be termed “Greater Advaita Vedānta,” or Advaita Vedānta as expressed outside

Pluralizing the Non-dual: Multilingual Perspectives on Advaita Vedānta, 1560–1847

With a textual record spanning dozens of languages—to say nothing of its oral histories—Advaita Vedānta’s multilingual archive presents obvious and daunting challenges for scholars of South Asian

Ceṭṭiyār Vedānta: Fashioning Hindu Selves in Colonial South India

This article seeks to pluralize current scholarly perceptions of what constitutes Advaita Vedānta in colonial India. It suggests, in particular, that the tendency to concentrate on the so-called

The Language of Legitimacy and Decline: Grammar and the Recovery of Vedānta in Bhaṭṭoji Dīkṣita’s Tattvakaustubha

The scope and audacity of Bhaṭṭoji Dīkṣita’s (16th c.) contributions to Sanskrit grammar has made him one of early-modern India’s most influential, if not controversial, intellectuals. Yet for as

Reading Non-Dualism in Śivādvaita Vedānta: An Argument from the Śivādvaitanirṇaya in Light of the Śivārkamaṇidīpikā

This article examines Appaya Dīkṣita’s intellectual affiliation to Śivādvaita Vedānta in light of his well-known commitment to Advaita Vedānta. Attention will be given to his Śivādvaitanirṇaya, a

Ritual, reflection, and religion: the Devas of Banaras

During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Banaras became a site of significant social and intellectual contestation whose outcomes exerted their influence well into Indian modernity. Recent

South meets North: Banaras from the perspective of Appayya Dīkṣita

During the last decades of the sixteenth century, Banaras began to assert itself as a powerful intellectual centre of a magnitude never seen before in South Asia. Scholars working in all disciplines