A Common Character Of Indian And Greek Philosophy:- Ancient philosophy, be it Indian or Greek, generally regarded pleasures as hindrance to the attainment of Moksha or Liberation. The Vedas and Upanishads contains many pronouncements to renounce worldly pleasures. Similarly, in Greek Philosophy, Pythagoras, Plato, Socrates, et all gave […]
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To Read Third Part of this Article, click Here. In the previous article, I explained how the Upanishads reduce Plurality to Unity. Now let us consider the opposite view of this. That is, how plurality emerge from Unity? Before starting, I must say that, the answer to the […]
To Read Second Part of this article, Click Here If there are no definable objects in the experiential world, and what we see around are the different stages of unending changes (Many), then what is that which undergo change? This is the cardinal question that perplexed Monists, because […]
Read First Part of this Article Here. How did the Upanishad Rishis solved the ‘Problem of One and Many? I will elaborate this after explaining why there are no definable objects in the world. All Object Names Are Merely Conventional  Let us take an example of Tomato. […]
The Problem of ‘One’ and ‘Many’ is considered as an age old puzzle among the philosophers of Monistic School. Both Indian and Greek monist philosophers have examined this issue in detail and put forward various explanations.
there are certain portions in Upanishads which can be interpret-able as carrying materialistic ideas. Thus in Brihadaranyaka Upanishad the great sage Yanjavalkya is conversing to his wife, Maitreyi, that ‘it is for its own sake that Self perform everything’.