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  • Hardcover
  • 280 pages
  • From Possession to Freedom
  • R. Umamaheshwari
  • 25 August 2018
  • 9385932284

From Possession to Freedom The Tamil Text Nilakeci, Published Between The First And Fifth Centuries, Deals With Jaina Philosophy Through The Use Of An Unusual Literary Technique Retrieving A Pey, Or Possessing Spirit Usually A Woman , From The Folk Tradition And Casting It In A New Image Thus A Demon Becomes A Philosopher, For Example And If That Is Possible, Then Anyone Can Transform Themselves Into Someone New, A Redeemed Self, By Following The Jaina Tenets This Is A Profoundly Subversive Idea Within The Tradition, As Is The Use In Nilakeci Of A Female Persona To Debate With The Most Prominent Teachers, All But One Of Them Male, From The Various Schools Of Thought Prevalent At The Time This Book Places Nilakeci Within A Historical Context While Nonetheless Maintaining Its Status As A Singular, Radical Work, Using Translations Of Selected Excerpts To Make A Powerful Case.


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