Sökning: "Indian philosophy"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 16 avhandlingar innehållade orden Indian philosophy.

  1. 1. Den mystiske indianen : Schamanism i skärningspunkten mellan populärkultur, forskning och nyandlighet

    Författare :Sten Skånby; Ulf Drobin; Olav Hammer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; shamanism; neo-shamanism; new age; new religious movements; Michael Harner; Carlos Castaneda; mystical experiences; nature mysticism; drum journey; vision quest; noble savage; Indians; History of religion; Religionshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : Neo-shamanism, or just shamanism, have entered religious life in the West mostly as a result of the inspiration of Michael Harner and Carlos Castaneda. Placing neo-shamanism in a historical context, shows its intimate connection with popular culture and the distinct association with academic research on shamanism. LÄS MER

  2. 2. "Unity pervades all activity as water every wave" : principal teachings and philosophy of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

    Författare :Anders Lindh; Institutionen för Individ och samhälle (IS); []
    Nyckelord :Maharishi Mahesh Yogi; Transcendental Meditation; TM-Sidhi programme; Meditation; Indian philosophy; Philosophy; Maharishi Effect; Consciousness; Consciousness-Based Education; Bhagavadgītā; Metaphorical language; Veda; Vedic literature; Shankara; Vedanta; Advaita; Yoga;

    Sammanfattning : The major purpose of this thesis is to investigate some essential aspects of the teachings and philosophy of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1917-2008) expressed during different periods of time. There is a primary focus on the teachings expressed in Maharishi’s translation and commentary on the didactic poem, Bhagavadgītā, with extensive references to Maharishi’s metaphorical language. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Indian Protestants and their Religious Others : Views of Religious Diversity among Christians in Bangalore

    Författare :Anita Yadala Suneson; Kajsa Ahlstrand; Magnus Lundberg; Chad Bauman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Hindu-Christian Studies; Christian-Muslim Studies; Protestantism; Pentecostalism; Church of South India; Christianity in India; Bangalore; Studies of Missions; Missionsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This study gives an in-depth insight into ways that ordinary Christians in a multireligious context think about religious plurality. It examines how Indian Protestants reflect upon other religions and upon the situation of religious diversity. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Indien som utopi och verklighet : Om den teosofiska rörelsens bidrag till indisk utbildning och politik 1879-1930

    Författare :Per-Olof Fjällsby; Per-Olof Fjällsby; Henrik Chetan Aspengren; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theosophy; Indian Reform movements; Indian Nationalism; Theosophy and Education; Home Rule Movement; Annie Besant; Teosofi; indiska reformrörelser; indisk nationalism; History; Historia;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis aims to contribute to a deeper understanding of the political ambitions and actions of the Theosophical Society within the emerging nationalist movement in India during 1879-1930.Different theoretical perspectives have been applied depending on the historical context, and Ludwik Fleck’s theory of thought collectives and thought styles served as a general frame for interpreting the movement’s actions and developmentA central concern in this study has been the attempt to explain how a numerically small movement with its roots in the West could come to have political influence in India for a period of time. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Face to face with the absent Buddha : The formation of Buddhist Aniconic art

    Författare :Klemens Karlsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Buddhist art; Buddhist sculpture; Aniconic art; Indian art; Iconology; Buddhism; Buddhist meditation; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Sammanfattning : Early art in Buddhist cultic sites was characterized by the absence of anthropomorphicimages of the Buddha. The Buddha was instead represented by different signs, like awheel, a tree, a seat and footprints. LÄS MER