By Christopher G. Framarin
Desireless motion is usually stated as a criterion of the liberated individual in classical Indian texts. modern authors argue with close to unanimity that for the reason that all motion is influenced through hope, desireless motion is a contradiction. They finish that desireless motion is motion played with out definite wishes; different wants are permissible.
In this publication, the writer surveys the modern literature on desireless motion and argues that the arguments for a standard interpretation are unconvincing. He interprets, translates, and evaluates passages from a few seminal classical Sanskrit texts, and argues that the doctrine of desireless motion should still certainly be taken actually, because the suggestion to behave with none hope in any respect. the writer argues that the theories of motivation complicated in those texts should not purely constant, yet believable.
This publication is the 1st in-depth research of the doctrine of desireless motion in Indian philosophy. It serves as a connection with either modern and classical literature at the subject, and will be of curiosity to students of Indian philosophy, faith, the Bhagavadgita and Hinduism.
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