Samkhya


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Samkhya

(säng`kyə): see Hindu philosophyHindu philosophy,
the philosophical speculations and systems of India that have their roots in Hinduism. Characteristics

Hindu philosophy began in the period of the Upanishads (900–500 B.C.
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"Valentininan Gnosticism and classical Samkhya: A thematic and structural comparison." Philosophy East and West 30 (1980): 241-259.
Liberal tendency and its self-criticism is thus ironized through the portrait of the socialist ethnic living in America--where Ginsberg endlessly romanticized the domain of homosexual love with Peter Orlovsky, and Kerouac gloated over his girlfriends while neglecting his wife and daughter, true ascription to samkhya spells out the continuity and self-sacrifices of relationship--their vocation, self-philosophy, and shared community are a fulfillment that integrates them with democracy and (re)educations guaranteed by democratic America.
The specific verses about Samkhya and Nyaya-Vaisesika may be less important in a context where such views are not live options, but the overall project of establishing a determinist metaphysics is central to Santideva's reasoning against anger.
El primero de los grandes sistemas filosoficos del periodo clasico se debe al samkhya [1], la llamada "escuela de la enumeracion".
Yoga system as well as all the other systems of Indian Philosophy namely Samkhya, Nyaya, Vaisesika, Uttara Mimamsa and Purva Mimamsa aimed at one common goal of enhancing Quality of Life.
Para a compreensao desta experiencia, as filosofias misticas indianas elaboraram-se diversos discursos controversos, representados em diferentes escolas ou darshanas: Samkhya, Vedanta, Mimansa, Yoga, Nyaya, Vaisheshika, entre outras (MULLER, 1899).
The thrust of the book is to counter-pose, on the one hand, the Vedantic tradition which accepts the authority of the Vedas and encompasses the six orthodox schools of Samkhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Vaisesjka, Mimamsa and Vedanta; against, on the other hand, the Buddhist schools.
The lines of each square are interpreted as representing the three constituents iguna) of primary matter (prakriti) expounded by the Samkhya system of Indian philosophy, namely goodness (sattva), passion (rajas), and inertness (tamas), and are coloured white, red, and black respectively from the inside to the outside.
The Mahila Samkhya programme was started in 1989 for the education and empowerment of women in rural areas of states like Jharkhand, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.