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Indra's Net

Author : Rajiv Malhotra

About Author :

Rajiv Malhotra (born 15 September 1950) is an Indian-American author and Hindu activist who, after a career in the computer and telecom industries, took early retirement in 1995 to found The Infinity Foundation, which focuses on Indic studies.Malhotra's foundation funded Buddhist projects such as Columbia University's project to translate the entire Tibetan Buddhist Tengyur. Apart from the foundation, Malhotra promotes a non-western and nationalistic view on India and Hinduism.

About Book :

Rajiv Malhotra offers a systematic rejoinder to such views and articulates the holographic understanding of reality that grounds Hindu dharma.This book offers a detailed, systematic rejoinder to such views, and articulates Hindu dharma’s multi-dimensional, holographic understanding of reality. Originating in the Atharva Veda, the concept of Indra’s Net is a powerful metaphor for this inter-relatedness. It was transmitted via Buddhism Avatamsaka Sutra into Western thought, where it now resides at the heart of postmodern discourse. This book invokes Indra’s Net to articulate the open architecture, unity and continuity of Hinduism.