This course introduces the student to the ontological schema proposed by three schools of Vedānta, namely, Advaita, Viśiṣṭādvaita, and Dvaita through the study of their primers.
In this course students will be able to:
- Understand the various ontological schema with which the same ontological content is presented based on variation of darśanas, all of them rooted in the Vedic tradition.
- Observe the variation in language usage that the different schools of Vedānta adapted in the presentation of their doctrines.
Area of Study: Sanskrit Studies
Required / Elective: Elective
Program: MA in Sanskrit / Masters’ Certificate in Sanskrit
Prerequisites: Completion of the Applied Vedic Science – Basic (Vedanta)
1) The medium of Instruction is Sanskrit
2)Only currently enrolled Sanskrit master’s certificate students can register for these courses. (MIT-SVS)
3) Admission into Master Program in Sanskrit through MIT-SVS
4) Completed previous MA Sanskrit Course
Faculty / Instructor: TBD
Quarter Offered: Winter 2021