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Encyclopedia > Indian philosophy

The term Indian philosophy may refer to any of several traditions of philosophical thought, including:

Hindu philosophy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Buddhist philosophy is the branch of Eastern philosophy based on the teachings of Gautama Buddha, a. ... Jaina redirects here. ... Sikhism (IPA: or ; Punjabi: , , IPA: ) is a religion that began in sixteenth century Northern India with the teachings of Nanak and nine successive human gurus. ... Carvaka, also frequently transliterated as Charvaka or Cārvāka, and also known as Lokayata or Lokyāta, is a thoroughly materialistic and atheistic school of thought with ancient roots in India. ... Carvaka, also frequently transliterated as Charvaka, and also known as Lokayata, is a thoroughly materialist and atheist school of thought with ancient roots in India. ... Tantra (Sanskrit: weave), tantric yoga or tantrism is any of several esoteric traditions rooted in the religions of India. ... Bhakti - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Sufism (Arabic تصوف taṣawwuf) is a system of esoteric philosophy commonly associated with Islam. ... Ahmadis (Urdu: ‎ Ahmadiyya), are followers of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad. ... Allegiance: Magadhan Empire Rank: Prime Minister Place of birth: Pataliputra, India Chanakya (c. ... Gandhism (or Gandhi-ism) is an informal reference to the vision, core inspirations, principles, beliefs and philosophy of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, who was a major political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian Independence Movement. ... Jawaharlal Nehru (Hindi: , Pronunciation: ) (November 14, 1889 – May 27, 1964), also called Pandit (Scholar or Teacher) Nehru, was one of the most important leaders of the Indian Independence Movement and, as the head of the Indian National Congress, became the first Prime Minister of India when India won its independence... The Non-Aligned Movement, or NAM is an international organization of over 100 states which consider themselves not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc. ... The development of logic in India dates back to the analysis of inference by Aksapada Gautama, founder of the Nyaya school of Hindu philosophy, probably in the first or second centuries BCE, and so stands as one of the three original traditions of logic, alongside the Greek and Chinese traditions. ... A woman practising hatha yoga Yoga (Devanagari: योग) is a family of ancient spiritual practices originating in India. ... The Indian subcontinent is home to a variety of martial arts, including Pehlwani, Kalarippayattu, Vajra Mushti and Gatka. ... Map of India. ... Hindu nationalism is a nationalist ideology that sees the modern state of the Republic of India as a Hindu nation, and seeks to preserve the Hindu heritage. ...

Summary

  • Brief sketch of Indian Philosophy

External links

  • A collaborated Hinduism Wesite/Wiki - This is a wiki dedicated exclusivly to the topics related to the religion of Hinduism.
  • More articles about Indan Philosophies
  • Sarva Darshana Samgraha - an e-compendium of Indian philosophies
  • Online course material for InSIGHT, a workshop on traditional Indian sciences for school children conducted by the Computer Science department of Anna University, Chennai, India.

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Indian philosophy has an aim : liberation, freedom from deluded views, mental illusions and delusions, confused ideal, fuddled thinking.
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The main activity of the forum is to initiate independent discussion and enhance scholarship in Indian philosophy.
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