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Title: Virtue, Success, Pleasure, andLiberation
Author: Danielou, Alain
Item Code: ISBN9780892812189
Publisher: Inner Traditions Intn’l, VT
Edition: 1st ed., Date: 1993, 182 pp., PB
Description: Here, the author reveals the foundation of India’s culture and the four aims of human life as they are viewed in traditional Hindu society: Virtue on moral plane, success on material and social planes, pleasure on a sensual plane, and liberation on a spiritual plane. Co-existent with these aims are the four stages of life, quest for knowledge, family life, retreat into the forest an renunciation.