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A concise dictionary of Indian philosophy

Sanskrit terms defined in English

by Grimes, John A.

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Indic -- Dictionaries -- Sanskrit,
  • Sanskrit language -- Dictionaries -- English

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJohn Grimes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB131 .G67 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination440 p. ;
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2057684M
    ISBN 100791401006, 0791401014
    LC Control Number88036717

    Perrett, Roy W. Excerpt from the author's introduction The absence of a dictionary of the Korean language in English makes the need for some such work apparent. The Renaissance period saw increasing focus on classic Greco-Roman thought and on a robust Humanism. Another introductory work of note is the rare introduction to Indian philosophy as such in Perrett The inference is conditionally true if sapaksha positive examples as evidence are present, and if vipaksha negative examples as counter-evidence are absent. But it is the nature of the material world that we cannot be free from anxiety.

    These systems, accept the authority of Vedas and are regarded as orthodox astika schools of Hindu philosophy; besides these, schools that do not accept the authority of the Vedas are heterodox nastika systems such as Buddhism, Jainism, Ajivika and Charvaka. In the early 21st century, the connection between politics and specifically the history of the Western tradition has come to light as a factor in how Indian philosophy is thought of and depicted. A very useful source for scholars and students alike that is broad in scope but user-friendly is Grimes That is what one calls Yoga, the stillness of the senses, concentration of the mind, It is not thoughtless heedless sluggishness, Yoga is creation and dissolution. Modern Hindu groups including the Bihar School of Yoga and the Self Realization Fellowship utilize a technique of circular energy that works based on the chakras known as kriya yoga.

    Hulbert, the task was begun of selecting and arranging only the most common of those words which had already been defined, and of adding such as had not up to that time been placed in the as-yet-unfinished larger dictionary. Kutumba Sastry and Professor K. Silat practitioners aim to harmonise their movements with these chakras, thereby increasing the power and effectiveness of attacks and movements. Acknowledged as one of the three largest Native American languages, Ojibwe is spoken in many local varieties in the Upper Midwest and across Central and Eastern Canada. The number of dantian varies depending on the system; the navel dantian is the most well-known, but there is usually a dantian located at the heart and between the eyebrows.


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A Concise Dictionary of Indian Philosophy. The Prakriti is the empirical, phenomenal reality which includes matter and also mind, sensory organs and the sense of identity self, soul.

A Concise Dictionary of Indian Philosophy (Paperback)

For example, they demand Vyapti — the requirement that the hetu reason must necessarily and separately account for the inference in "all" cases, in both sapaksha and vipaksha. Grimes, John. Hinduism: A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation.

Subsequent volumes of the encyclopedia, available in print but not online, concern specific schools of Indian philosophy.

Bangalore, India: Prasaranga, Bangalore University, It is by far the most exhaustive compilation of citations of Indian philosophy. Early references to practices that later became part of Yoga school of Hinduism, are made in Brihadaranyaka Upanishadthe oldest Upanishad.

In many cases, by careful searching, it has been found that words that have been looked upon as pure Korean are really derived from the Chinese, and they have been spelled accordingly.

At the end of this great discourse, Arjuna set aside his misgivings and fought. In Iran several schools of Islamic philosophy continued to flourish after the Golden Age and include currents such as Illuminationist philosophySufi philosophyand Transcendent theosophy.

Mehrangarh Museum Trust. External perception is described as that arising from the interaction of five senses and worldly objects, while internal perception is described by this school as that of inner sense, the mind.

It believed by its practitioners to activate the chakras and stimulate faster spiritual development. Kutumba Sastry and Professor K. Nichols is professor of Native studies and linguistics at the University of Manitoba. Medieval philosophy 5th—16th centuries is the period following the fall of the Western Roman Empire and was dominated by the rise of Christianity and hence reflects Judeo-Christian theological concerns as well as retaining a continuity with Greco-Roman thought.

Thus the sum and substance of the yoga system is to control the agitated mind.

Sanskrit English Dictionary

Chatterjee, Satischandra, and Dhirendramohan Datta. Perhaps most significantly, a great number of the bibliographies have been updated. In Buddhismespecially in Theravada, the Pali noun cakka connotes "wheel".

However, within the discourse, when Arjuna heard the explanation of the meditational system of yoga--how to sit down, how to keep the body straight, how to keep the eyes half-closed and how to gaze at the tip of the nose without diverting one's attention, all this being conducted in a secluded place, alone--he replied, "O Madhusudana, the system of yoga which You have summarized appears impractical and unendurable to me, for the mind is restless and unsteady.

The tantric systems envision it as continually present, highly relevant and a means to psychic and emotional energy. The 19th- and 20th-century Arab world saw the Nahda awakening or renaissance movement which influenced contemporary Islamic philosophy.

Excerpt from the author's introduction The absence of a dictionary of the Korean language in English makes the need for some such work apparent.

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The number of dantian varies depending on the system; the navel dantian is the most well-known, but there is usually a dantian located at the heart and between the eyebrows. Over sixty different ancient and medieval era texts of Yoga philosophy discuss Yamas and Niyamas.

Jewish philosophy and Christian philosophy are religio-philosophical traditions that developed both in the Middle East and in Europe, which both share certain early Judaic texts mainly the Tanakh and monotheistic beliefs.

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Book Graph ™ Browsery B&N. The term chakra appears to first emerge within the Hindu Vedas, though not precisely in the sense of psychic energy centers, rather as chakravartin or the king who "turns the wheel of his empire" in all directions from a center, representing his influence and power.

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