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The Samkhya karika studied in the light of its Chinese version

M. Takakusu

The Samkhya karika studied in the light of its Chinese version

by M. Takakusu

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Published by University of Madras] in [Madras .
Written in English


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Study on Sāṅkhyakārikā, basic work of the Sankhya school in Hindu philosophy, by Īśvarakr̥ṣṇa.

Edition Notes

Statementby M. Takakusu ; rendered from the French into English by S.S. Suryanarayana Sastri.
SeriesBulletin of the Department of Indian Philosophy ;, no. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 84/61308 (B)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination85 p.
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2696195M
LC Control Number85907557

Nāgārjuna (c. – c. CE), (Tibetan: mGon-po kLu-grub) is widely considered one of the most important Buddhist philosophers. Along with his disciple Āryadeva, he is considered the founder of the Madhyamaka school of Mahāyāna Buddhism. Nāgārjuna is also credited with developing the philosophy of the Prajñāpāramitā sūtras and, by some sources, with having revealed these Born: c. CE, South India. The system of Samkhya is ascribed to one mythical Kapila, but the earliest works that date back to the second century BCE seem to have been lost and the Samkhya Karika of Ishvaraskrishna (about CE, e.g., Dasgupta, , p. ) is supposed to be the authentic text that brings out the essence of Samkhya philosophy (Raju, , p. ). Yoga Cited by: 8.

  The system of Samkhya is ascribed to one mythical Kapila, but the earliest works that date back to the second century BCE seem to have been lost and the Samkhya Karika of Ishvaraskrishna (about CE, e.g., Dasgupta, , p. ) is supposed to be the authentic text that brings out the essence of Samkhya philosophy (Raju, , p. ). Yoga Cited by: 8. Public Domain — Where the work or any of its elements is in the public domain under applicable that status is in no way affected by the license. Other Rights — In no way are any of the folbwing affected by the license: • Your fair dealing or fair use rights or other applicable exceptions and limitations • The authors moral rights.

The author of this paper discusses some major points vital for two classical Indian schools of philosophy: (1) a significant feature of linguistic analysis in the Yoga tradition; (2) the role of the religious practice (iśvara-pranidhana) in the search for true self-identity in Samkhya and Yoga darśanas with special reference to their gnoseological purposes; and (3) some possible readings of. SĀNKHYA. SĀNKHYA The enumeration of categories as they arise in the space of the mind is the concern of the addresses evolution at the cosmic and the psychological levels. The legendary systemizer of the Sānkhya is the sage Kapila, who lived in the beginning of the first millennium b.c., if not earlier. According to the Sānkhya, reality is composed of a number of basic.


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The Samkhya karika studied in the light of its Chinese version by M. Takakusu Download PDF EPUB FB2

Samkhya karika was probably composed sometime in the Gupta Empire period, between CE. The translation of Paramartha into Chinese together with a commentary was composed over CE, has survived in China, and it constitutes the oldest surviving version of Samkhya karika.

The Samkhya Karika is a very dense book, not easily read or understood. The book with the commentary of Gaudapadacharya Bhasya in its clear translation and further comments, makes it accessible. The book is small and phont clear.5/5(4).

A few weeks ago we put forward a brief introduction to the great Sage Kapila, together with a few fragments and hints as to the possible nature of the original and complete Samkhya system, a system that we, at present, do not have full access to.

This week we will take another step in our exploration of Samkhya with an introduction to the core text of the Samkhya philosophy, as it is known. Samkhya (Sanskrit: सांख्य, IAST: sāṃkhya) is one of the six āstika schools of Hindu philosophy.

It is most related to the Yoga school of Hinduism, and it was influential on other schools of Indian philosophy. Sāmkhya is an enumerationist philosophy whose epistemology accepts three of six pramanas (proofs) as the only reliable means of gaining knowledge.

Full text of "Ishwara Krishna's Samkhya Karika with Paramartha's Chinese Commentary (English)" See other formats. Samkhya is the oldest Indian philosophy and is the conceptual foundation for Yoga and Ayurveda. The principles of Samkhya were first taught in ancient times by the sage Kapila in order, it is believed, to guide his mother.

The seminal text of Samkhya is the Samkhya Karika, compiled by Ishvarakrishna. Samkhya Philosophy can be fruitfully studied in connection with the Yoga Sutras of Patinjali, and with Tantric and Buddhist philosophies.

Unlike Advaita Vedanta, Samkhya philosophy argues that there are two distinct co-eternal, primordial principles of reality, and that making distinctions about what is not the Self is crucial to liberation/5(9).

Other articles where Samkhya-karika is discussed: Indian philosophy: Relation to orthodoxy: Ishvarakrishna’s Samkhya-karika (“Verses on Samkhya,” c.

2nd century ce) is the oldest available Samkhya work. Ishvarakrishna describes himself as laying down the essential teachings of Kapila as taught to Asuri and by Asuri to Panchashika. He refers also to Shashtitantra (“Doctrine of Samkhya.

Samkhya is one of the most prominent and one of the oldest of Indian philosophies. An eminent, great sage Kapila was the founder of the Samkhya School.

Based on the Upanishads, two schools of philosophy developed in India: (1) The realistic (e.g. Samkhya) (2) The idealistic (a).The Samkhya philosophy combines the basic doctrines of Samkhya and Yoga.

Present paper goes into some detail regarding the Samkhya Karika, regarded by most as the essential authoritative text of the Sankhya School of Philosopy. Sankhya means to: count, enumerate.

A Karika is technical text. The Sankhya Karika enumerates 25 principles (Tattvas)along with the two realities of Purusha (consciousness)and Prakriti (the Pages: Books On Samkhya Philosophy (1 to 24 of 49) Sort By: Samkhya Karika with Commentary Called Samkhya Tattva Kaumudi.

by श्री वाचस्पति मिश्र I recently received a book I ordered from you that I could not find anywhere else. Thank you very much for being such a great resource and for your remarkably fast. These are the commentaries on the Samkhya Karika I've found in English so far: Gaudapada's Samkhya Karika Bhashya, which you can read here; Vachaspati Mishra's Samkhya Tattva Kaumudi, which you can read here; Narayana Tirtha's Samkhya Chandrika, which you can read here; The Yukti Dipika, an ancient commentary of unknown authorship discovered in the 's, which you can read here.

Continued from Part Two, D. Samkhya Texts Texts of early period Unlike the other Schools of Indian thought (darshana), Samkhya did not have a Sutra, a compendium of its principles, in condensed pellet forms. The ancient Samkhya texts that are mentioned are the Maathara-Bhashya and Atreya-Tantra.

Both these texts are no longer available. The Samkhya Karika Studied In The Light Of Its Chinese Version Ii By M Takakusu. Author by: Īc̦vara Kṛṣṇa Description: Ashtanga Yoga: Practice and Philosophy is the first book of its kind, presenting a comprehensive guide to all eight limbs of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga.

Join author Gregor Maehle, a seasoned yogi and compassionate. Samkhya Karika of Kapila Study with text and translation of Sāṅkhyāsūtra of Kapila, work on Sankhya philosophy. From inside the book. What people are Pradhana Prakriti present principles produced prominent proper provides Purusha questions rational refers religious remains Samkhya Karika Samkhya philosophy scholars schools seen.

Introduction In this world, the end of all activity is happiness. Nobody even in his imagination likes to suffer pain even for a moment. Even those ho commit suicide do so only when they are sorely disgusted with the pains inherent in Samsara.

Truly has it been said by our elders, “Every one desists from pain; every one desires happiness.”. So I regard it as the most reliable commentary on the Samkhya-karika. Of course, the other four old ones are very helpful in clarifying its meaning.

For centuries, the Samkhya-karika has been studied in India almost exclusively by way of Vacaspati-misra's Tattva-kaumudi commentary, an obviously much later commentary than Gaudapada's. (ii) After this heyday of Samkhya, which lasted for several centuries, the school lost its force and entered a period of decline.

This may have been because in place of a vigorous tradition (articulated by several teachers, and creatively pitted against other schools of thought), there came to be an emphasis upon the Samkhya-karika as normative.

My question is about the Samkhya school, founded by the sage Kapila. Verse 2 of Ishwara Krishna's Samkhya Karika, the defining text of the Samkhya school, describes the flaws of pursuing happiness through Dharma, and advocates pursuing happiness through knowledge of Purusha and Prakriti instead.

Samkhya or Sankhya (Sanskrit: सांख्य, IAST: sāṃkhya) is one of the six āstika schools of Hindu philosophy.[1][2][3] It is most related to the Yoga school of Hinduism, and it was influential on other schools of Indian philosophy.[4] Sāmkhya is an enumerationist philosophy whose epistemology accepts three of six pramanas (proofs) as the only reliable means of gaining knowledge.

Samkhya or Sankhya (Sanskrit: सांख्य, IAST: sāṃkhya) is one of the six āstika (orthodox) schools of Indian philosophy.

It is most related to the Yoga school of Hinduism, and it was influential on other schools of Indian philosophy. Sāmkhya is an enumerationist philosophy whose epistemology accepts three of six pramanas (proofs) as the only reliable means of gaining knowledge.“The Light of Asia” 1 As Told in Verse by an Indian Buddhist.

[Review & Summary] Theosophist, October, A timely work in poetical form, and one whose subject—perfect though the outward clothing be—is sure to provoke discussion and bitter criticisms, has just made its appearance.Like other systems of Indian philosophy, the N system maintains that the ultimate goal of human life is to attain liberation which means ‘absolute freedom from all pain and misery’.

This means a state where the soul is completely released from all bondage and from its connection with the body.