Questions tagged [philosophy]

Questions about Hindu Philosophy, which is divided into six main schools: Sankhya (also called Samkhya), Yoga, Nyaya, Vaisheshika(Vaiśeṣika), Mimamsa and Vedanta.

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Is every atom of this universe a representation of Maha Vishnu? [duplicate]

According to Gaudiya Vaishnavism, The material world is made from the expansion of Maha-Vishnu, means whatever material was made from his body. Does each and every atom of this universe is a ...
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Is the Karma theory falsifiable? Is there an accurate definition of the Karma theory? [closed]

Do we understand enough about the Karma theory that it can be accurately defined so that if someone wanted to refute the theory, they can provide evidence to disprove it? In other words, is the Karma ...
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Why we should treat respect, honour, name and fame as dung and poison?

I have some confusion in Swami Sivananda book "How to get Vairagya" In his book this statement mention that You should treat respect, honour, name and fame as dung and poison Why we should ...
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Which philosophy does devi bhagavatam teach?

There are different types of philosophies like Advaita, vishistadvaita, dvaita etc.. What kind of philosophy does devi bhagavatam teach? What is Devi's relationship with Brahman?
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How samskaras are manifested as per Vedanta philosophy?

How exactly the latent impressions that are submerged in our subconscious, arise at the surface of our conscious mind. I know they arise as vrittis or thought waves, but what triggers them to rise in ...
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Which hindu sects, if any, don't accept the following well-known upanishadic mahavakyas?

From wiki: The Mahavakyas (sing.: mahāvākyam, महावाक्यम्; plural: mahāvākyāni, महावाक्यानि) are "The Great Sayings" of the Upanishads, as characterized by the Advaita school of Vedanta. Most ...
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What would be the motto to live a life?according to “GEETA” or any holy book? [duplicate]

Whats the main purpose of our life,its not to be just earn money reputation in society and there need to be something else. If there is any description about that in geeta or any holy book,please ...
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isn't karma superior than Supreme God (Para Brahman)?

Okay first I googled who is Supreme God in Hinduism and on wikipedia I found this. Para Brahman (not to be confused with Brahma) is supreme God of hinduism. Most Hindus worship one Supreme Being, ...
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Why do some claim that madhyamika is compatible with vedanta,when consciousness is not a cause in madhyamika?

https://archive.org/details/IndianPhilosophyACriticalSurvey claims sunyavaada is compatible with Upanishadic ideas. but in madhyamika,the 5 elements(earth,water,fire,air and Consciousness) are ...
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What does Tarka shastra say about consistency in accepting statements in Pramana?

Tarka shastra is ancient-day 'Logic'. Lack of contradiction is one of the key pillars to establish any point of view. Below is an example. A book written by author X, 5000 years ago, states "A+B =...
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Alternative of Stoicism in Hinduism?

Any alternative to Stoicism in Hinduism, Which book or philosophy in Hinduism is close to Stoicism.. What do you think of Stoicism.. Do you find anything wrong with Stoicism, when you look at it ...
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What is Hinduism's View on extraterrestrials? [duplicate]

Different Religions have surprisingly diverse approaches to the issue of possible extraterrestrial life. What is Hindu scripture's view on existence of extraterrestrial life? https://www....
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What is “performing penance”?

What is "performing penance" in Chapter 3 of the Taittiriya Upanishad, and what methods are involved? Performing penance is said to be the means of knowing Brahman, via the 5 koshas (sheaths).
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Books recommended to learn about atheist and/or agnostic schools of Sanatana Dharma in details

Which books do you recommend to learn about atheist and/or agnostic schools of Sanatana Dharma? I haven't got any good references. I have heard about the book known as Sarva Darsana Sangraha written ...
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On the existence of the gods and the relevance of prayer [duplicate]

I am a European philosophically convinced by Hindu metaphysics (more particularly by advaita vedanta in the tradition of Adi Shankara that I discovered via René Guénon). I say this to explain that I ...
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Is Sufism a fusion of Hinduism and Islam?

Many Sufi kawwalis are devoted to a hindu saint Jhulelal. Also Sufism beleives in union of man and God which is somehow nearer to Adwait Siddhanta of Hinduism.
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Do hindu Vedas refer Or and respect to religions? [duplicate]

Can someone please quote verses Or Vedas where Hindu religion acknowledges existence of other religion and guides to respect in their form?
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Does God know about all our actions and also whatever we talk? [duplicate]

Omniscience means He should know everything including all our actions and whatever we talk. Is this correct? Link to the recently deleted question.
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Why dharmic religions are not organized?

Why dharmic religions like Hinduism, Buddhism etc. are not organized whereas Abrahamic religions (Islam, Christianity) are organized? For example, Islam has its mosques which dictate the way of life, ...
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How debtor -creditor relationship problems within members of a family can be settled through contributions to the causes of Hinduism? [closed]

My question is How the contributions to the cause of Hinduism and Hindu religious activities including relief works solve the debtor-creditor problems of a number of unmarried members of the same ...

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