Within the paradigm of rational theology (in my jargon, God-as-Lord or Īśvara), can God have a form and a body?… Do They need one? Possible arguments in favour of Their having a body: —Yes! They need it to exercise Their Continue reading Preliminary thoughts on divine omnipresence
The Philosophy department at Ashoka University is seeking to hire a specialist in Indian Philosophy. The application deadline is January 20, 2021, 11:59pm IST. For more details see here: https://philjobs.org/job/show/16350 And in case you can think of suitable candidates who Continue reading Indian Philosophy Job Opening at Ashoka University
As Patrick S. O’Donnell pointed out on a post about an interview with Ramakrishna Bhattacarya at 3AM magazine, the interviews we linked to a while ago are no no longer there. They have moved to 3:16 am. In addition to Continue reading 3AM interviews about Indian philosophy have moved
A while ago I was contacted by an academic publisher asking me to review a new introductory textbook on philosophy of religion. I didn’t do so, even though the publisher offered me a stipend. The main reason was just that Continue reading On “philosophy of religion”
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This past Monday (November 23), I have had an opportunity to participate in the performance titled, “Ricelihood: A Tale of Livingness and Rice Beings in NortherThai Ricelihood,” which is a part of a dissertation project of my colleague and friend, Continue reading Mīmāṃsā Ritual Theory Applied: “Ricelihood: A Tale of Livingness and Rice Beings in Northern Thai Ricelihood”
Future Leaders Fellowships: Indian Philosophy and Mediaeval Islamic Philosophy, University of Oxford Call for expressions of interest The Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Oxford seeks expressions of interest from potential applicants in the field of Indian Philosophy, and in the Continue reading 4–7ys fellowships leading to permanent position at Oxford University!
The world picture of the Buddhist Pali Canon is a mythical world picture. The world is made up of 31 planes of existence, divided into a formless realm, a fine material realm and a sensory realm. In the formless realm Continue reading Bultmann for Buddhists
Speaking of dharma, one might think of the Bhagavadgītā, which narrates Kṛṣṇa’s teaching to Arjuna before the beginning of the great war at Kurukṣetra. Although Kṛṣṇa and Arjuna are not facing the pandemic, the conversation between them is about life and death Continue reading What is dharma during the pandemic?
Hi all! I want to invite you to a virtual talk, which I co-organized, by Jonathan C. Gold, Associate Professor of Religion at Princeton University on Friday, 13 November 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST (GMT-5) Abstract: Buddhist thought provides Continue reading “Agents of Unending Change: A Buddhist Approach to Identity” by Jonathan C. Gold, Princeton