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Title Science, spirituality and the modernization of India / edited by Makarand Paranjape
Published London ; New York : Anthem Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 271 pages) : illustrations
Series Anthem South Asian studies
Anthem South Asian studies.
Contents Science, spirituality and modernity in India -- Spiritual pilgrimage: Indian and Western perspectives; spirituality, logic and science -- Sir Sayyid Ahmed Khan and the modernization of South Asian Muslims -- Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose: looking beyond the idiom -- Sri Aurobindo and Krishnachandra Bhattacharya on science and spirituality -- Chaos, complexity and emergence mechanisms: spiritual evolution in Sri Aurobindo and Teilhard de Chardin -- Science, spirituality and swaraj: towards a new aesthetics of ethical existence -- The concept of the Yuga: modern scientific approaches to bridge spiritual and philosophical concepts -- Sri Aurobindo's concept of evolution of consciousness: exploration through the paradigm of health and disease -- The blending of science and spirituality in the Ayurvedic tradition of healing -- Micro-sensing by Indian mystics -- The big picture for the science of consciousness -- Faith outside the lab -- The calling of practical spirituality -- Spiritual hysteria: a gendered perspective
Summary Papers presented at the International Conference on Science and Spirituality in Modern India, held at New Delhi during 5-7 February 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Religion and science -- India -- History -- Congresses.
Spirituality -- India -- History -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Paranjape, Makarand R., 1960-
ISBN 1843317761 (electronic bk.)
9781843317760 (electronic bk.)