How does Hindu philosophy argue for or against the existence of God? How does the Vedantic tradition value mystical experiences? How do they view ultimate reality?

Ravi Gomatam is Director of The Institute of Semantic Information Sciences and Technology, affiliated with the University of Mumbai, and the Bhaktivedanta Institute. He is both an active research scientist, working on foundations of quantum mechanics, and an ordained Hindu, Vaishnava monk for more than 40 years.

The Global Philosophy of Religion Project aims to make the philosophy of religion a truly global field by promoting the scholarly work of researchers from underrepresented regions and religious traditions. It is led by Professor Yujin Nagasawa and hosted by the University of Birmingham.

This interview was conducted by Robert Lawrence Kuhn, host of Closer To Truth.

This project was made possible in part through the support of a grant from the John Templeton Foundation.

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