Greater Advaita Vedānta: The Case of Niścaldās

@article{Allen2017GreaterAV,
  title={Greater Advaita Vedānta: The Case of Niścaldās},
  author={Michael S. Allen},
  journal={International Journal of Hindu Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={21},
  pages={275-297}
}
  • Michael S. Allen
  • Published 2 October 2017
  • History
  • International Journal of Hindu Studies
Niścaldās (circa 1791–1863) was a Dādūpanthī monk and the author of the Vicārsāgar (The Ocean of Inquiry), a vernacular compendium of Advaita Vedānta. Though not widely known today, the work was quite popular in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: it was translated into over eight languages and was once referred to by Svāmī Vivekānanda as having “more influence in India than any [book] that has been written in any language within the last three centuries.” This article offers an… 
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