- ISBN: 9788120813731, 8120813731
- Year of Publication: 1999
- Binding: Paperback
- Edition: 1st
- No. of Pages: 213
- Language: English
The aim of Hindu Philosophy is the exinction of sorrow and suffering by the
method of knowledge that alone can free man from the bondage of ignorance.
It points to a clear way of thinking which enables one to understand
Reality by direct experience. In this perspective, Hindu Philosophy is an
art of life and not a theory.
In this book the author presents a precise and illuminating study of six
systems of Indian Philosophy classified into three divisions (1)
Nyaya-Vaisesika, (2) Samkhya-Yoga, (3) Mimamsa-Vedanta. The first division
lays down the methodology of science and elaborates the concepts of Physics
and Chemistry to show how manifestations of phenomena come into being. The
second division sets forth and account of cosmic evolution on purely
logical principles. The third division critically analyses the basic
principles, developing them in greater detail and furnishing arguments to
substantiate, as well as making incidental contribution on points of
Beside presenting an account of philosophical systems of India, the author
adds a study of Kashmir Saivism--a system of Ideal Monism founded by
Vasugupta and based on Siva Sutras. In this context the author throws
sufficient light on the traditional Tantric literature that has sufered
wide criticism both from Western and Eastern scholars.
The book is documented with Preface, Introduction and Glossarial Index.
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