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Plato and the Upanishads – 3
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Plato and the Upanishads – 3

Dr. Nicholas Kazanas- March 14, 2018

Given the many similarities between the Upanishadic tradition and the Platonic school, many scholars naturally wonder whether there were contacts (or cross-influences) between India and ... Read More

Plato and the Upanishads – 2
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Plato and the Upanishads – 2

Dr. Nicholas Kazanas- March 12, 2018

We should note a certain difficulty in the Platonic system. There is no clear concept of Self, as is the Atman (the supreme power and ... Read More

Plato and the Upanishads – 1
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Plato and the Upanishads – 1

Dr. Nicholas Kazanas- March 9, 2018

Unlike Plato’s Dialogues which are the writings of one author, the Upanishads were composed and/or compiled by many different sages who lived in different periods ... Read More

Best of 2017: Articles you don’t want to miss
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Best of 2017: Articles you don’t want to miss

IndiaFacts Staff- December 30, 2017

2017 has been another exciting year and IndiaFacts published some very important articles that has helped carry forward the grand Indic civilizational narrative by countering ... Read More

Semantics of Nothingness: Bhartrhari’s Philosophy of Negation – II
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Semantics of Nothingness: Bhartrhari’s Philosophy of Negation – II

Sthaneshwar Timalsina- December 16, 2017

Bhartrhari’s treatment of negation as ultimately grounded on being, and his assertion that there is no absolute negation of speech, removes it from the paradox ... Read More

Semantics of Nothingness: Bhartrhari’s Philosophy of Negation – I
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Semantics of Nothingness: Bhartrhari’s Philosophy of Negation – I

Sthaneshwar Timalsina- December 14, 2017

The linguistic philosophy of Bhartrhari needs to be addressed in his milieu. His speculations about the nature of language and his analysis of Sanskrit both ... Read More

The Infinity Mantra -2
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The Infinity Mantra -2

Dr. Aloke Kumar- July 26, 2017

The Infinity Mantra encodes a fundamental philosophy of the Hindu Jeevan Darshan. Read More