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Understanding "Emptiness"

One of the many sincere efforts by mankind has been to try to understand "Emptiness" sometimes by scientific methods, sometimes by religious doctrines. Recently, we are trying to investigate ...
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How can 'Emptiness' (ie: nothing) be 'Fullness' or 'Oneness'?

Source: p 63, Introducing Philosophy for Canadians: A Text with Integrated Readings (2011 1 ed) by Solomon, McDermid How can 'Emptiness', or nothing, be 'Fullness' or 'Oneness'? I ask not for an ...
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Schopenhauer and Maya

Schopenhauer in Die Welt refers to the Vedanta in Die Welt; and in one specific passage he declares: 'It is Maya, the veil of deception, which blinds the eyes of mortals and makes them behold a ...
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How is the sacrifice of Nakiketas in the Katha Upanishad understood in Indian Philosophy?

Kierkegaard wrote a meditation in several parts of the sacrifice (facer sacer - to make holy) by the aged patriarch Abraham of his son Isaac; this is the content of his text Fear and Trembling. In a ...