Indian Philosophy, Uncategorized

Ultimate Reality And Classification Of Indian Philosophical Systems

According to various schools of Indian philosophy, we can infer that there is one or more ultimate realities in the universe. By the term ultimate reality, we generally mean something that exists by itself, without relying on anything. All philosophical systems of India have admitted the existence of at least one Ultimate Reality. Thus, Advaita… Continue reading Ultimate Reality And Classification Of Indian Philosophical Systems

Adi Sankaracharya, Advaita Vedanta, Indian Philosophy

THE PROBLEM WITH THE CREATION THEORY

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

Advaita Vedanta, Buddhist Philosophy, Indian Philosophy, Upanishads, Vedas

PRAMĀNA: THE SOURCE OF KNOWLEDGE

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

Advaita Vedanta, Indian Philosophy, Upanishads

Consciousness: The Substratum Of Human Experience

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