CONTENTS:- 1. Time and the Hindu Experience. 2. Cosmos and consciousness: Indian perspectives. 3. On exploration of subjectivity in Advaita Vedanta. 4. Time, Self and Consciousness. 5. The Enigma of I-Consciousness. 6. The idea of Abhyasa. 7. The notion of Klesa and its bearing on the yoga analysis of mind. 8. The idea of Karuna in the Upanisadic and the Buddhist traditions, with comments on the Urgency for an encounter of world religions today. 9. Reflections on women’s rights and cultural norms. 10. Women and values in traditional India : A feminist probe. 11. Religious pluralism and relativism: The possibility of inter-religious communication. 12. Ramakrishna and the question of the plurality of religions. 13. If India were India, she could lead the world.
This book, consisting of thirteen philosophical essays, bears witness to the author's significant scholarship, painstaking research and deep reflections on a number of fundamental themes that are crucially important for an appreciation of the 'India Conceptual World'.