Overview for The Adavaitasiddhi of Madhusudan Saraswati
The Adavaitasiddhi of Madhusudan Saraswati has unique place in Advaita-vedanta. It has given logical foundation to the philosophy of Monism. It is considered, in the tradition, to be the most prestigious text on Sarikara vedanta. Written in Navya-Nyaya language it has commanded the respect of intellectuals for centuries. Mahamahopadhaya Sir Ganganatha Jha had done great service to English readers by translating this difficult text into English. This translation made the entrance of scholars to the text easier.
Ganga Nath Jha (Translator)
Dr. Ganganath Jha, an alumnus of Southeast Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, has been working as a faculty member in the department for the last 25 years. Dr. Jha has been contributing articles in reputed journals and edited volumes. A number of articles in Indonesian Quarterly (Jakart), Contemporary Southeast Asia, India Quarterly and Strategic Analysis are well appreciated. Some of his books, Foreign Policy of Thailand (1978), Southeast Asia (1988) are widely reviewed. He has widely traveled in Southeast Asia, Holland and China and writes on the subject from his personal experiences.