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Conclusions on the Gita

The Gita is an attempt to include a diverse set of teachings from various schools, most prominent among them the Stoic-like Sankhya School of philosophy and the Vaishnava sect of devotional Hinduism, in one scripture. It seeks to establish Lord … Continue reading

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India’s Silenced Lokayata Tradition

There was a period in the development of religious civilization in India during which several religious and philosophical schools emerged to challenge the rigid Vedic standards, including animal sacrifice and the caste system that prevented social mobility and restricted association. More or … Continue reading

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