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Vaisheshika Sutra is the most prominent text of the Vaisheshika school of thought, one of the Shat Darshanas in Hinduism. This was written by Maharishi Kanada.

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What do our scriptures mention about Maharshi Kanad & Paramanu (atoms)?

What details do our scriptures mention about Maharshi Kanad and (his theory) on Paramanus or atoms?
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Are the three laws of motion (which is attributted to Sir Isaac Newton) really present in the Vaisheshika Sutras of Kanada?

Certain web articles such as this one, over the past few months have been claiming that the three laws of motion which are attributed to the famous British scientist Sir Isaac Newton, were actually ...
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What is the relationship between cause and effect as enunciated by Maharishi Kanada?

Maharshi Kanada was the founder of the Vaisheshika school of thought, one of the Shad Darshanas in Hinduism. He wrote the Vaisheshika Sutras, the most prominent text of this school. What does he say ...