The Pratyabhijñā Philosophy

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 2002 - Kashmir Śaivism - 165 pages
This book presents the historical account of its teachers. To make the reading easy and intelligible its technical terms are explained. The book also explains how PRATYABHIJNA system was formulated and developed by the great teachers. It contain also essence of Ksemaraja`s book Pratyabhijna-hrdaya which explains both the philiosophy and ways of Siva realisation and even a layman can understand what Pratyabhijna is. The book also presents a brief survey of the argument and explains the relevance of Pratyabhijna. The book contains a glossary of technical terms and bibliography to make the reading comprehensive.

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Page ix - His own narrative from the point where it reaches historical ground, gives ample proof of this. Of almost all royal and private individuals, who are credited with the foundation of Buddhist Stupas and Viharas, it is recorded that they, or at least members of their family, with equal zeal endowed also shrines of S'iva or...

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