Hindu Philosophies- Daniel's presentation - actual

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Premodern Hinduism: The Postclassical Era – Major Hindu Schools of Thought Darshan Shastras
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Darshan Sanskrit word philosophical theology root d-r-sh: ‘to see’ - ‘view’ and ‘vision’ Story of Shiva and Parvati Vision of God(s) – source Life, Light, Natural Harmony
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Source(s) Thousand(s) of years of philosophical speculation “Whence this creation has arisen - perhaps it formed itself, or perhaps it did not -the One who looks down on it, in the highest heaven, only He knows or perhaps He does not know.” -- Rg Veda 10:129 Upanishads: Brahman - truth speech that are energy vibrations that produce all we can perceive & conceive; our connection – aum Questions: Nature of reality and existence, kinds & sources of knowledge, attaining liberation
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One or Many? Six schools answers in summary: Sankhya – Reality is made up of two absolutes: pure consciousness (you, the self) and matter; no transcendent God as source or essence of all Vaiseshika – each phenomenon is distinct and
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