The Indian Philosophy Blog is planning to update the Philosophical Rasika Report, last compiled in 2017, for North America and Europe. We are also hoping to add a South Asia list, as well as other international programs. If you work Continue reading Updating the Philosophical “Rasika” Report: Request for Assistance
Monima Chadha asked me to make a post looking for help in tracking down the origins of the classical parable about the elephant and the blind men. Please post any leads for her below. Thanks!
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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”
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
In this post, I want to share the theory that I am developing for my dissertation project and I am so looking forward to suggestions! It is well-known that South Indian religions are greatly multilingual. However, I have not seen Continue reading The Language Sphere
I am excited to share with you this exciting news! I am teaching a writing seminar on the Bhagavad Gītā at Cornell this semester and this is truly what we are looking forward to having in the class. Check out the Continue reading A New Book on The Bhagavad Gītā by Ithamar Theodor
I am Manasicha Akepiyapornchai, a Ph.D. candidate in Asian Studies, Cornell University, NY, USA. I am excited to have a conversation with you this month, and I am very grateful for Elisa and other members who gave me this opportunity! Continue reading Indian Philosophy/Theology and Multilingualism
My last two posts focused on some of the considerations that the dharmasūtra authors cite in support of the householder āśrama. As I mentioned, the householder’s payment of the three debts is central to these considerations. In this post, I Continue reading Three Debts and Five Sacrifices