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’.
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 […]
In a previous chapter (Title: Problem with the creation theory) we have noted that Supreme Being cannot have Omni-triad qualities and the successive discussion led us to the absurdity of the creation theory. The discussion cannot stop there, actually. A more deep analysis is possible, which will lead […]
Purusha Sukta, along with the Nasadiya Sukta is a famous hymn from the Rigveda. It describes how people, Devas and all take birth from the Virat Purusha. I am quoting some lines from this lengthy hymn. [10-090] HYMN XC. Purusa. A THOUSAND heads hath Purusa, a thousand eyes, […]