Uttara Mimamsa/Vedanta Philosophy in the Upasnishads:- Advaita Vedanta elements in the Upanishads:- In Advaita Vedanta individual self and supreme self are one and same. Individual self is the reflection of the supreme self on avidya. When this avidya becomes exhausted, individual self become aware of its supreme status […]
The Upanishads and Nyaya – Vaiseshika Pluralism:- These realistic schools propose that there are multiple souls which are co-eternal with the God. They list many reasons for the existence of God, and being realists Nyaya claims, object and (its) qualities are different, not same, like the idealists think. […]
The Upanishads are those parts of Vedic literature that contains philosophical teaching. It is usually called as Vedanta (end part of Vedas). There are many Upanishads and they are composed not by a single sage, but by many. Also the beginning to the completion of Upanishads composition may […]
From the very dawn of the comparative studies in the philosophy area, scholars have noted close parallelism between Indian and Greek philosophies, though Greek philosophy was born and flourished in the first millennium BCE and the dating of Indian philosophy, considering that its origin is in Upanishads, is […]
Are we seeing the objects around us like plants, animals, rocks, etc because we have eyes? Are we hearing various sounds from the outside world due to our ears? In the same way touch-skin, odour – nose, taste – tongue pairs also should be considered. Common man may […]
Karma Siddhanta put forward certain rules and guidelines to define actions into two categories – Good and Bad. These set of rules decided which action is good and which is bad. Vedas, Brahmanas, Upanishads, Bhagavat Gita, Smiritis, etc. were the commonly cited scriptures for a proper ethical and spiritual life.