The concept of sākṣī in Advaita Vedānta
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Published by Dept. of Philosophy, Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi .
Written in English


  • Consciousness,
  • Advaita,
  • Vedanta

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [103]-114).

StatementA.K. Chatterjee, R.R. Dravid.
ContributionsDravid, Raja Ram., Banaras Hindu University. Dept. of Philosophy.
LC ClassificationsB132.C6+
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 114 p. ;
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23973318M
LC Control Number2009310148

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