A Concise Dictionary of Indian Philosophy: Sanskrit Terms Defined in English
Containing over 500 new listings of frequently used religious terms and numerous etymological derivations, this new and revised edition of A Concise Dictionary of Indian Philosophy provides a comprehensive dictionary of Indian philosophical terms in both devanagari and roman transliteration along with an English translation. It offers special meanings of words used as technical terms within particular philosophical systems and contains the meanings of terms fundamental to epistemology, metaphysics, and practical teaching of heterodox and orthodox schools of Indian philosophy.
Cross-referencing is provided and charts are included that offer information regarding relationships, categories, and sourcebooks relevant to individual schools.
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Authors and Their Philosophical Works363
Sourcebooks of the Nästika Systems370
Evolution of Prakrti According to Sankhya 388
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Absolute Brahman According to Advaita According to Jainism action activity Advaita Vedānta appearance aspect atoms attained attributes become bliss body Buddhism called cause chart cognition consciousness consists creation dependent desire devotion dharma difference divided divine effect elements error essence eternal example existence experience fire five four gives guru human ignorance impurity Indian Indian philosophy individual soul inference īśvara Jaina karma Kashmir kinds knowledge known liberation limited Lord manifestation mantra material matter māyā means Mīmāmsā mind mode nature Nyāya object one's organs original particular path perceived perception perfect person philosophy physical positive practice present principle pure qualities Reality reason refers relation release sacred Saiva Saivism Sānkhya says scripture sense Siddhānta Śiva sound spiritual stage substance subtle term texts theory things tion truth universe Upanişad valid Veda Vedic verb root worship Yoga