Indic Studies Foundation

(a California non-Profit Organization)www.indicethos.org www.indicstudies.us

www.vepa.us  kaushal's blog

index  Disclaimer

 

 

 

 

 

Home about us The Story of the Calendar AIT The Andhra  Satavahana Kingdoms Arrians Hiistory of Alexander Henry Rooke Aryabhata I Archaeology Aryan Migration Theories Astronomy Baudhika Dharma Bhartrihari Biographies  (mathematical sciences) Bhagavad Gita Bibliography California Text Book Travesty Caste Contact Core Values The Dhaarmic traditions Dholavira Digital Library of Indian History Books Distortions in Indian History Economics Editorial Archives Eminent Scientists Famine in British Colonial  India The ethics of the Hindu Glossary The Great Bharata war HEC2007 Hinduism/faqdharma.html HinduWeddings History The Indic Mathematical Tradition Indic Philosophy & Darshanas Indcstrat Kalidasa Katyayana Mathematics News and Current Events Panini References on India (library of Congress) References on Indic History References on Philosophy References for Place value systems References on Vedic Mathematical Sciences Sanskrit The Sanatana Dharna Secularism and the Hindu The South Asia File Srinivasa Ramanujan Vedic Mathematicians I Vedic Mathematicians II Vedic Mathematicians III What's in a name VP Sarathi Ancient Indian Astronomy
 

 

 

 

 

Who are We?

What do we do?

Latest News

Free Resources

Links

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional brochureprinter

Yosemite Valley taken with Olympus E300 digital SLR at 1/200 s, f1/4.5,100 ISO speed rating, bright sunny morning March 23,2006 at an elevation of 4000 ft.

Indic Darshanas

Philosophy

 

Introduction

The word Philosophy does not map well into the kind of subject matter that is dealt with in the 6 darshanas that are generally considered part of Hinduism and are loosely referred to as the Six Systems of Philosophy stemming from the Vedic heritage of the Hindus , although they do not all subscribe to the primacy of the Vedas. These 6 systems are called

 

 

Name                                                              

 

Founder Rishi or Guru
Nyaya

 

Gotama
Vaiseshika Kanada
Sankhya

 

Kapila
Yoga

 

Patanjali
Poorva Mimamsa

 

 

 

Jaimini
Uttara Mimamsa or Vedanta Veda Vyasa

There are 3 distinct systems of Metaphysics under the rubric of Vedanta

Advaita (generally attributed to Gaudapada but largely propounded by Adi Sankara

Dvaita (propounded by Madhavacharaya)

Vishishta Advaita ( propounded by Ramanujacharya)

The reason why Indian darshanas are considered to be more encompassing than either metaphysics (Brahmavidya) or Metaknowledge is that in addition to describing the goal of human existence, they go about systematically detailing how to attain the goal. These 4 paths or Margas or Yogashastra

 

Bhakti Yoga

Karma Yoga,

Jnana Yoga

Raja Yoga

http://www.iep.utm.edu/.cgi/Index.html

 

The Upanishads

Aitareya Upanishad

The story of Sankara by Will Durant

 

Introduction to the Upanishads

Indian Philosophy at University of Hawaii

References

03/13/08 15:24:21 -0500.






 

 

Contact Us   l   About Us   l   Activities   l   Contact Us   l   Core Values   l   Newsletter

Copyright ŠKosla Vepa


View My Stats

Who are We?

What do we do?

Latest News

Free Resources

Links

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional brochureprinter

Yosemite Valley taken with Olympus E300 digital SLR at 1/200 s, f1/4.5,100 ISO speed rating, bright sunny morning March 23,2006 at an elevation of 4000 ft.

Indic Darshanas

Philosophy

 

Introduction

The word Philosophy does not map well into the kind of subject matter that is dealt with in the 6 darshanas that are generally considered part of Hinduism and are loosely referred to as the Six Systems of Philosophy stemming from the Vedic heritage of the Hindus , although they do not all subscribe to the primacy of the Vedas. These 6 systems are called

 

 

Name                                                              

 

Founder Rishi or Guru
Nyaya

 

Gotama
Vaiseshika Kanada
Sankhya

 

Kapila
Yoga

 

Patanjali
Poorva Mimamsa

 

 

 

Jaimini
Uttara Mimamsa or Vedanta Veda Vyasa

There are 3 distinct systems of Metaphysics under the rubric of Vedanta

Advaita (generally attributed to Gaudapada but largely propounded by Adi Sankara

Dvaita (propounded by Madhavacharaya)

Vishishta Advaita ( propounded by Ramanujacharya)

The reason why Indian darshanas are considered to be more encompassing than either metaphysics (Brahmavidya) or Metaknowledge is that in addition to describing the goal of human existence, they go about systematically detailing how to attain the goal. These 4 paths or Margas or Yogashastra

 

Bhakti Yoga

Karma Yoga,

Jnana Yoga

Raja Yoga

http://www.iep.utm.edu/.cgi/Index.html

 

The Upanishads

Aitareya Upanishad

The story of Sankara by Will Durant

 

Introduction to the Upanishads

Indian Philosophy at University of Hawaii

References

03/13/08 15:24:21 -0500.






 

 

Contact Us   l   About Us   l   Activities   l   Contact Us   l   Core Values   l   Newsletter

Copyright ŠKosla Vepa


View My Stats