Yoga Philosophy

Philosophy of Yoga (योग दर्शन): Ashtanga Yoga (अष्टांग योग)

The word ‘Yoga’ literally means ‘union’, i.e., spiritual union of the individual soul with the universal soul and is used in this sense in the Vedanta. According to Patanjali, who…

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Samkhya philosophy

Philosophy of Samkhya (सांख्य दर्शन): Satkaryavada, nature of Prakriti and Purusha, Vikasavada (सत्कार्यवाद, प्रकृति एवं पुरुष का स्वरूप तथा विकासवाद)

The Samkhya Philosophy  is regarded as dualistic realism; dualistic because it holds the doctrine of two  ultimate realities: Prakriti (non-self) and Purusa (self). It is realism because it views that…

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philosophy of Buddha

Philosophy of Buddha (बोद्ध दर्शन): Pratityasamutpada, Ashtanga Marg, Anatmavada, Kshanikvada (प्रतित्यसमुत्पाद, अष्टांग मार्ग, अनात्मवाद, क्षणिकवाद)

Buddhist Philosophy is one of the Nastika or Heterodox Schools of Indian philosophy. Most Buddhist traditions emphasize on the attainment of Nirvana-ending the cycle of death and rebirth by conquering…

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jain philosophy

Philosophy of Jain (जैन दर्शन): Nature of Jiva, Anekantvada, Syadavada, Panchamahavrata (जीव का स्वरूप, अनेकांतवाद, स्याद्वाद, पंचमहाव्रत)

Read about Jainism here. Jain= jina meaning conqueror Meaning: one who has conquered one’s  inner enemies (passions) Jain Philosophy is one of the Nastika or Heterodox Schools of Indian philosophy. Jain…

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Philosophy of Charvaka

Philosophy of Charvaka (चावार्क दर्शन): Epistemology, Metaphysics, Hedonism (ज्ञानमीमांसा, तत्वमीमांसा, सुखवाद)

Charvaka Philosophy is one of the Nastika or Heterodox Schools of Indian philosophy. It holds direct perception, empiricism, and conditional inference as proper sources of knowledge, embraces philosophical skepticism and…

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bhagvad gita

Philosophy of Gita (गीता दर्शन): Sthitpragya, Swadharma, Karmayoga (स्थितप्रज्ञ, स्वधर्म, कर्मयोग)

Bhagavat Gita= Bhagavad: Lord; Gita: song Meaning: Song of the Lord Bhagavat Gita is the literature written in poetic form is a part of the epic Mahabharata (under Bhishma Parva) complied around 200…

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Veda and Upanishad

Veda and Upanishad (वेद एवं उपनिषद): Brahman, Atman, Rit (ब्रह्म, आत्मा, ऋत)

Veda Veda: from Sanskrit Vid meaning knowledge The Vedas are ancient Vedic Sanskrit religious texts. They are the oldest scriptures of Hinduism and considered to be the primary sources of…

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Nature of Philosophy (दर्शन शास्त्र का स्वरूप)

Philosophy Philos= love: Sophia= knowledge or wisdom Meaning: Meaning love of knowledge दर्शन: दृश= जिसके द्वारा देखा जाए It deals with the intellectual exercise concerned with the nature of reality…

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(Topic-Wise Mains Papers) Paper-VI: Philosophy (दर्शनशास्त्र)

Paper- VI (General Studies- IV: Philosophy and Sociology) Part 01: Philosophy Syllabus>>> Indian Philosophy: Nature of Philosophy, its relation between religion and culture, difference  between Indian and western Philosophy 2017…

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