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Hindu philosphy is divided into six asthika schools of thought ? What are they?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 19 Mar '13 06:37 pm
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Hindu philosophy is traditionally divided into six stika schools of thought, or daranam which accept the Vedas as supreme revealed scriptures.
The stika schools are:
Samkhya, an atheistic and strongly dualist theoretical exposition of consciousness and matter.
Yoga, a school emphasising meditation, contemplation and liberation.
Nyaya or logic, explores sources of knowledge. Nyya Stras.
Vaisheshika, an empiricist school of atomism
Mims, an anti-ascetic and anti-mysticist school of orthopraxy
Vedanta, the last segment of knowledge in the Vedas, or the 'Jnan' (knowledge) 'Kanda' (section). Vedanta came to be the dominant current of Hinduism in the post-medieval period.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 19 Mar '13 06:41 pm

 
  
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No idea
Answered by conviction, 19 Mar '13 06:51 pm

 
  
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