This is a summary of my debate in a thread in Facebook. Kindly excuse the repetitions, if any. Argument 1: - Certain grammatical changes happened in the Indo-Aryan (IA) languages at the end of Harappan period. Hint: - What the arguer hinting here is that when Indo-Aryan language Sanskrit ‘came to India’ through North-West, Sanskrit encountered some… Continue reading WHY BRAHUI LANGUAGE IS NOT AN EVIDENCE OF ARYAN INVASION ?
Usually the three main qualities that the God supposed to have are as follows: Omnipresent, Omniscient and Omnipotent; i.e. Omni-triad. Most of the religions give all of these qualities to god. Now, it has become a must that god should have these three qualities; else god would not qualify to consider as the Supreme and… Continue reading THE PROBLEM WITH THE CREATION THEORY
Is Saraswati River, prominent in Rigveda, a mythical river? Yes, as per 19th century Indologists. But, NO, since from Archaeology disproved Aryan Invasion/Migration to India from outside, by 1970s. Michel Danino's work is rich with stuffs, to substantiate the existence of Rigvedic Saraswati, now known as, Ghaggar-Hakra river. Author brings the picture, how the change in course… Continue reading ‘The Lost River: On the trail of Saraswati’ by Michel Danino
Whenever discussing Indian Philosophy, a note on the ‘Sources of knowledge’ (in Sanskrit, Pramāna) is unavoidable. Philosophy deals with external objects. So getting details about the external objects is crucial to formulate philosophic theories. There are various ways or means to know the outside objects. These means are commonly called as Pramāna or ‘Sources/methods of… Continue reading PRAMĀNA: THE SOURCE OF KNOWLEDGE
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 answer ‘yes’ to each of this question,… Continue reading Consciousness: The Substratum Of Human Experience
This book bring out the Buddhist Philosophical elements contained in the 'Mimamsa - Slokavarttika', the magnum opus of Kumarila Bhatta, the most prominent Purva Mimamsa Scholar (The other one is Prabhakara). He composed this work, 'Slokavarttika', to refute the arguments raised by Buddhist scholars, mainly Dignaga, Asanga, etc. As a considerable portion of the works… Continue reading The Buddhist Philosophy as presented in Mimamsa-Sloka-Varttika of Kumarila Bhatta