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Articles by category: Religious Experience in Shaivism and Indian Religions

Bamer, B. "Grace." In The Variagated Plumage: Encounters with Indian Philosophy, N. B. Patil and M. Kaul 'Martand' eds., pp. 154-59. Delhi: Motilal Banarsiddas, 2003. Forman. Problem of Pure Consciousness. New York, OUP, 1990.
Gimello, R. Mysticism and Meditation in Mysticism and Philosophical Analysis, S. Katz, ed. OUP, 1978.

Goudriaan, Teun. "The Stages of Awakening in the Svacchandatantra." Ritual and Speculation in Early Tantrism, ed. Goudriaan. SUNY, 1992. **** Halbfass. The Concept of Experience in the Encounter between India and the West. in India and Europe. 1988 Heilijgers-Seelen, Dory. "The doctrine of the acakra according to the Kubjikmata." in The Sanskrit Tradition and Tantrism, Teun Goudriaan, ed. Panels of the VIIth World Sanskrit Conference, vol. 1. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1990. Lidke, Jeff. Interpreting across Mystical Boundries: an Analysis of Samadhi in the TrikaKaula Tradition. In Jacobsen, Knut. Theory and Practice of Yoga. Lutz et. al. Meditation and the Neuroscience of Consciousness in Cambridge Handbook of Consciousness, ed. Zelazo. Muller-Ortega. Aspects of Jivanmukti in the Tantric "Saivism of Kashmir. Living Liberation in Hindu Thought, ed. Andrew Fort. SUNY, 1996. Muller-Ortega. Becoming Bhairava: Meditative Vision in Abhinavagupta's PTlv. The Roots of Tantra, ed. Harper & Brown, SUNY, 2002. Sanderson. A Commentary on the Opening Verses of the Tantrasra of Abhinavagupta. In Smarasya: Studies in Indian Arts, Philosophy, and Interreligious Dialogue in Honour of Bettina Bumer, ed. Sadananda Das and Ernst Frlinger. New Delhi: D.K. Printworld (2005), pp.89-148. Sharf, Robert. Experience in Critical Terms for Religious Studies, ed. Mark Taylor.
Sharf, R. Buddhist Modernism and the Rhetoric of Meditative Experience in Numen 42, no. 3 (1995). Sharf, R. The Rhetoric of Experience and the Study of Religion in Journal of Consciousness Studies 7, no. 11-12 (2000).

Tantric Shaivism and Tantric Buddhism: Common Ground


Blofeld, John. The Tantric Mysticism of Tibet. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1970. DH Buhnemann, Gudrun. Buddhist Deities and Mantras in the Hindu Tantras. PDF * Karmay. The Great Perfection: a Philosophical and Meditative Teaching in Tibetan Buddhism. Leiden: Brill, 1988. Isaacson, H. Studies in Ratnaakarasaantis Tantric works I: Hevajrasahajasadyoga. In Le Parole e I Marmi. English, Elizabeth. Vajrayoginii. Boston: Wisdom, 2002. Davidson, Ronald. Indian Esoteric Buddhism. Robert I. Levy. Mesocosm: Hinduism and the Organization of a Traditional Newar City in

Nepal. Published: University of California Press, 1991 Sanderson. Vajrayna: Origin and Function. In: Buddhism into the Year 2000. International Conference Proceedings, Bangkok and Los Angeles: Dhammakya Foundation (1995), pp. 89-102. The Sarvstivda and its Critics: Antmavda and the Theory of Karma. In: Buddhism into the Year 2000. International Conference Proceedings, Bangkok and Los Angeles: Dhammakya Foundation (1995), pp. 33-48. Snellgrove, David. Indo-Tibetan Buddhism. Toffin, Gerard. Newar Society, chapter on Rajopadhyayas. Torella, Raffaele. The Pratyabhijnaa and the Logical-epistemological School of Buddhism. Ritual and Speculation in Early Tantrism, ed. Goudriaan. SUNY, 1992. **

South Asian Philosophical Theology (Shaivism in Context)


Bharati, Agehananda. The Tantric Tradition. New York: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1970. Bisschop, Peter. Early "Saivism and the Skandapuraa.na. Sects and Centres. Groningen: Egbert Forsten, 2006. DH Brooks, Douglas. Auspicious Wisdom. SUNY, 1992. Part II, pp. 147-188. ** Brunner, Helene. Jnaana and Kriyaa: Relation between Theory and Practice in the "Saivaagamas. Ritual and Speculation in Early Tantrism, ed. Goudriaan. SUNY, 1992. ****

Corbin, Henry. The Concept of Comparative Philosophy. Translated by Peter Russell. Ipswich: England: Golgonooza Press, 1981. DH
Douglas, Nik. Tantra Yoga. New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal, 1970. DH Dyczkowski, Mark. The Doctrine of Vibration. SUNY, 1987. *** Dyczkowski, Mark A Journey in the World of the Tantras (Banaras: Indika books, 2004). (skim particular the last two chapter) *** Dyczkowski, Mark. Kubjikaa, Kaalii, Tripuraa, and Trika. in Muller Reader. *** Flood, Gavin. "Can We Attain Wisdom?: A Non-dualist Problem in "Saiva Philosophy" in Journal of Chinese Philosophy 33 (3), September 2006. PDF *** Goodall, Dominic. The Paraakhyatantra: A Scripture of the "Saiva Siddhaanta. Pondicherry: EFEO/IFP: 2000. Goudriaan & Gupta, Hindu Tantric and "Saakta Literature, Part I, Chapter I. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1981. In Muller Reader. *** Goudriaan, Teun. "Imagery of the Self from Veda to Tantra." The Roots of Tantra, ed. Harper & Brown, SUNY, 2002. ** Granoff, Phyllis. "Art and Religious Doctrine: Some Comments on the Hidden and Secret in Medieval Indian Religious Traditions" in Le Parole e i Marmi, Torella, ed. Gupta et al. Hindu Tantrism, Part I, in Muller Reader. *** Hanneder, Jurgen. "Shib Kaul's Presentation of Pratyabhij~n Philosophy in his Dev nmavilsa" in Le Parole e i Marmi, Torella, ed.

Inden, R. B., J. S. Walters, and D. Ali. Querying the Medieval: Texts and the History of Practices in South Asia. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. DH *** Isayeva, Natalia. From Early Vedanta to Kashmir Shaivism. SUNY, 1995. pp. 133-180. * Lawrence, David. Tantric Argument: The Transfiguration of Philosophical Discourse in the Pratyabhijnaa System of Utpaladeva and Abhinavagupta. Philosophy East and West, vol. 46, no. 2 (1996). PDF *** Lorenzen, David. Early Evidence for Tantric Religion. The Roots of Tantra, ed. Harper & Brown, SUNY, 2002. **** Muller-Ortega, Paul. See below. Pandey, K. C. Abhinavagupta: an Historical and Philosphical Study. 2nd ed. Varanasi: Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office, 1963. DH ** Padoux, Andr A Survey of Tantric Hinduism for the Historian of Religions, History of Religions 20:4, pp. 345-60. DH **** Padoux, Andre. What do we mean by Tantrism? The Roots of Tantra, ed. Harper & Brown, SUNY, 2002. *** Padoux, Andre. The Tantric Guru. Tantra in Practice, ed. White. Princeton, 2000. **** Padoux, Andre. Vac, chapter two. Sanderson, Alexis. The aiva Exegesis of Kashmir. In: Mlanges tantriques la mmoire dHlne Brunner / Tantric Studies in Memory of Hlne Brunner, edited by Dominic Goodall and Andr Padoux, Pondicherry: Institut franais d'Indologie / cole franaise dExtrme-Orient, 2007. Collection Indologie 106, pp. 231442 and (bibliography) pp. 551582. A Commentary on the Opening Verses of the Tantrasra of Abhinavagupta. In Smarasya: Studies in Indian Arts, Philosophy, and Interreligious Dialogue in Honour of Bettina Bumer, ed. Sadananda Das and Ernst Frlinger. New Delhi: D.K. Printworld (2005), pp.89-148. Meaning in Tantric Ritual. In Essais sur le Rituel III: Colloque du Centenaire de la Section des Sciences religieuses de l'cole Pratique des Hautes tudes, edited by A.-M. Blondeau and K. Schipper. Bibliothque de l'cole des Hautes tudes, Sciences Religieuses, Volume CII. Louvain-Paris: Peeters (1995), pp. 15-95. Sen Sharma, D. The Philosophy of Sdhan. Albany: SUNY Press, 1990. Torella, Raffaele, et. al., eds. Le parole e i marmi. Rome: Instituto Italiano per l'Africa e l'Oriente, pp. 327-50. DH **** Torella, Raffaele. "The Ka~ncukas in the "Saiva and Vai.s.nava Tantric Tradition: A Few Considerations between Theology and Grammar" in Oberhammer, Studies in Hinduism II, Miscellenea to the Phenomenon of the Tantras. Vienna: Verlag der osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1998. *** DH Torella, Raffaele. The II"svarapratyabhij~naakaarikaa of Utpaladeva with the author's v.rtti. Critical edition and annotated translation. Delhi: Motilal, 2002. DH?? Torella, Raffaele. "Studies on the II"svarapratyabhij~naa-viv.rti Part II. What is Memory?"

in Hartmann and Klaus, eds., Indica et Tibetica. Festschrift fur Michael Hahn. Vasudeva, S. The Yoga of the Mlinvijayottaratantra: Chapters 1-4, 7, 11-17. Pondicherry: IFP/EFEO, 2004. ***

Watson, Alex. The Self's Awareness of Itself: Bha.t.ta Raamaka.n.tha's Arguments against the Buddhist Doctrine of No-self. Vienna, 2006. DH ** Wezler, Albrecht & Ryutaro Tsuchida. Harnandalahar: Felicitation Volume Minoru Hara at the occasion of his 70th birthday. Hamburg.
White, D. G. The Alchemical Body: Siddha Traditions in Medieval India. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. Chapter 7? *** White, D.G. Introduction, Tantra in Practice, ed. White. Princeton, 2000. *** White, D.G. Tantric Sects and Tantric Sex: the Flow of Tantric Gnosis. Rending the Veil, ed. Wolfson, 1999. ** White, D.G. "Transformations in the Art of Love." in History of Religions Nov 1988. ** White, D.G. Yoga in early Hindu Tantra. In Yoga: the Indian Tradition, ed. By Whicher and Carpenter. Dissertations Arraj, William James. The Svacchandatantram: History and Structure of a "Saiva Scripture. Chicago Diss., 1988. Cox, Whitney. Making a Tantra. Chicago Diss,

PAUL MULLER-ORTEGA On the Seal of "Sambhu: A Poem by Abhinavagupta. Tantra in Practice, ed.
White. Princeton, 2000.

'Tarko Yogaangam Uttamam': On Subtle Knowledge and the Refinement of Thought in Abhinvagupta's Liberative Tantric Method. Theory and Practice of Yoga, ed. by Knut Jacobsen. Koninklijke Brill NV, 2005.