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Published by Oriental Publishers & Distributors in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Omniscience (Theory of knowledge),
  • Philosophy, Hindu

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementRamjee Singh.
Series[World"s wisdom series ;, no. 17]
LC ClassificationsB132.O47 S57 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 336 p. ;
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3929088M
LC Control Number81903210

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Omniscience is the capacity to know everything. In monotheistic religions, such as Sikhism and the Abrahamic religions, this is an attribute of God. In some other religions that do not include a supreme deity, such as Buddhism and Jainism, omniscience is an .   But even before their advent, the philosophical reflections of the early Upanishads ( B.C.) had set forth the fundamental concepts of Hindu thought which have continued to dominate the Indian mind. It is perhaps necessary to point out that there has often been a wide divergence between Indian and Western interpretations of Indian thought.   "This book provides a much-needed thematic and historical introduction to Hinduism, the religion of the majority of people in India. Dr. Flood traces the development of Hindu traditions from ancient origins and the major deities to the modern world. Hinduism as both a global religion and a form of nationalism are discussed. The concept of Brahman in hindu philosophy. Haridas Chaudhuri. Philosophy East and West 4 (1) () Henry Simoni-Wastila - - International Journal of Hindu Studies 6 (1) Brahman and Person: Essays. The Concept of Omniscience in Ancient Hindu Thought. Ramjee Singh - - Oriental Publishers & Distributors. Analytics.