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The Asrama System

The History and Hermeneutics Of A Religious Institution

by Patrick Olivelle

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Published by Munshirm Manoharlal Pub Pvt Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Biblical Studies - Exegesis & Hermeneutics,
  • Bible - Hermeneutics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9616633M
    ISBN 108121511356
    ISBN 109788121511353


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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The lesser known and explored of the two pillars of Hinduism--=a?rama an 5/5(3). The lesser known and explored of the two pillars of Hinduism--=aśrama and --=aśrama is the name given to a system of four distinct and legitimate ways of leading a religious life: as a The Asrama System book student, a married householder, a forest hermit, and a world renouncer.

In this, the first full-length study of the =aśrama system, Olivelle uncovers its origin and traces its subsequent history. The Asrama System: The History and Hermeneutics of a Religious Institution Patrick Olivelle The lesser known and explored of the two pillars of Hinduism--=a'srama and --=a'srama is the name given to a system of four distinct and legitimate ways of leading a religious life: as a celibate student, a married householder, a forest hermit, and.

The lesser known and explored of the two pillars of Hinduism--āśrama and --āśrama is the name given to a system of four distinct and legitimate ways of leading a religious life: as a celibate student, a married householder, a forest hermit, and a world renouncer.

In this, the first full-length study of the āśrama system, Olivelle uncovers its origin and traces its subsequent history. The Asrama System thus represents a major study not only of Hindu religious, history, but also of the tradition of Indian hermeneutics. In The Asrama System was the winner of the American Academy of Religion's Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion in the Historical category.

Printed Pages: From the Jacket: The lesser known and explored of the two pillars of Hinduism, varna and asrama, asrama is a system of four distinct and legitimate ways of leading a religious life: as a celibate student, a married house-holder, a forest hermit, and a world renounce.

In The Asrama System book, the first full-length study of the asrama system, Patrick Olivelle uncovers its origin and traces its subsequent history. Ashrama, also spelled asrama, Sanskrit āśrama, in Hinduism, any of the four stages of life through which a Hindu ideally will stages are those of (1) the student (), marked by chastity, devotion, and obedience to one’s teacher, (2) the householder (), requiring marriage, the begetting of children, sustaining one’s family and helping support priests and holy men, and fulfillment.

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Full text of "The Asrama System" See other formats. The Hindu law books regard the life of a householder as the best of all the ashramas as it supports those in the other three ashramas.

It is also considered important to the continuation of the vedic dharma, varnasharma dharma and caste based occupations. About the Book. The present book viz.

The Scio-political life of India in the age of the Puranas contains an introduction to the Puranas which is followed by nine chapters contain. Eremitism in Hindu India: The Asrama System H.

induism is strongly associated with the asrama system (asrama means "path" and is the same root word used for ashram). To the modern observer, the asrama system consists of the four chronological stages of life, namely. student (brahmacarya)householder (grihasthya)forest dweller or hermit (vanaprasthya).

The book covers a lot of ground and is sure to be worth reading for anyone with an interest in the early development of the ancient Indian religious and ascetical traditions.

Olivelle elucidates the relationship between ‘asrama’ and the mainly non-Brahmanical renouncer tradition known as ‘sramana’ (as in Buddhism and Jainism). The lesser known and explored of the two pillars of Hinduism, varna and asrama, asrama is a system of four distinct and legitimate ways of leading a religious life: as a celibate student, a married householder, a forest hermit, and a world renouncer.

The Hindu social system is structured by the underlying code of religion. This code is reflected through the basic principle of Varna- Varna deals with the division of society, Ashrama deals with the nature of training and living in four stages of life.

Together they propound a system referred to as varna ashrama – vyavastha. Vanaprastha is an asrama in the Vedic varnasrama system. An asrama can be both a physical and mental place and refers to “a place where one cultivates spiritual life, where culture of the spiritual is foremost.” The vanaprastha order is complete retirement from householder life, a time when one prepares oneself for going back to Godhead.

A study of the Asrama system, a Hindu construct consisting of four legitimate ways of leading a religious life. The author traces its early history and explains how Asrama gradually established connections with other Hindu religious institutions to emerge as a central tenet of the Hindu dharma.

Asrama is the time for the person to leave the family and walk on the path to seek Salvation an ultimate goal in a human’s life. But in today’s world the entire ashrama system is crippled, Brahmacharya has lost its value cause students are heading towards a confused life with no respect for teachers, no discipline.

Asrama or ashrama literally means a hermitage, a shelter, hut or a dwelling place for the ascetics. It also means a refuge or a resting ground. In the Vedic tradition asrama.

Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article. The Sanskrit terms Āśrama and Aśrama can be transliterated into English as Asrama or Ashrama, A Handful of Leaves: The Āśrama System.

The four āśramas (आश्रम) are the modes of life of a celibate student, a married householder. asrama Bangkok. asrama Saint Petersburg. asrama Chiang Mai. asrama Kiev. asrama Seoul. asrama Lisbon.

asrama Tokyo. asrama Yerevan. asrama Tbilisi City. asrama São Paulo. asrama Warsaw. asrama. Eremitism in Hindu India: The Classical Asrama System and the Law of Manu T. he evolution of Hindu religion from Aryan ritual and sacrifice to a more spiritualized ethical system of meditation and withdrawal from worldly society produced the original asrama system, a system of life vocations or path presented as options for the Brahmanical student (brahmacarya).

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Most generalizations about India culture and religion upon close scrutiny turn out to be inaccurate. An exception undoubtedly is the term dharma. This term and the notions underlying it clearly constitute the most central feature of Indian.

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The text is attached to the Shukla Yajurveda, and is one of the 20 Sannyasa (renunciation) Upanishads. The Upanishad is notable for its description of the nature and. books wehaveconsulted. Wewish to take this opportunity to express oursense ofdeepgratitude toH.H. Sri Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, Maharaja of Mysore, forsokindly permitting ustoassociate this book with his name.

Sri Ramakrishna Asrama atMysore owesitspresent position of usefulness tohissympathy andgenerosity. It iswellknown that HisHighness 1 noble. Book Review: The Asrama System: The History and Hermenetics of a Religious Institution.

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For scholars of ancient Indian religions, the wandering mendicants who left home and family for a celibate life and the search for liberation represent an enigma.

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This system of ashramas is believed to have been prevalent since the 5th century B.C.E. in Hindu society, and described in the classic Sanskrit texts called the Asrama Upanishad, the Vaikhanasa Dharmasutra, and the later Dharmashastra. This elegantly written book introduces a new perspective on Indic religious history by rethinking the role of mantra in Vedic ritual.

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"One can worship the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Visnu, by proper discharge of the principles of varna and asrama. There is no alternative to pacifying the Lord by execution of the principles of the varnasrama system." Visnu worship is the ultimate aim of human life.

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Pada tahunasrama sering mempunyai akses wifi. Among his recent publications are: The Samnyasa Upanisads: Hindu Scriptures on Ascetism and Renunciation (Oxford, ), The Asrama System: History and Hermeneutics of a Religions Institution (Oxford, ), Rules and Regulations of Brahmanical Asceteicsm (State University of .The Asrama System.

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