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SCHOOLS OF HINDU PHILOSOPHY- 13angle.com
  • The six schools of Hindu philosophy are called Shatdarshan and include Nyaya, Samkhya, Yoga, Vaisheshika, Purva Mimamsa, and Uttara Mimamsa (Vedanta philosophy).

Philosophical System

Founder

Features

Sankhya

Kapila

  • This school believes that reality is made up of two principles – Prakriti and Purusha.
  • Prakriti means unconscious matter and Purusha means consciousness.
  • This school doesn’t believe in God.

Yoga

Patanjali

  • The metaphysics of this school is based on Sankhya.
  • It believes in the consummation of the transformation in the Purusha through the practice of Yoga.
  • It believes in the existence of god as a teacher and guide.

Nyaya

Gautama

  • Nyaya school imports the metaphysics of Vaisheshika.
  • The school is primarily intellectual, analytic, logical, and epistemological.
  • The school’s main teaching is concerned with the correct knowledge of reality.

Vaisheshika

Kanada

  • Vaisheshika school believes in pluralistic realism.
  • The focus of the school is on material elements or Dravya.
  • Vaisheshika school of philosophy is also known as atomistic philosophy (Parmanu Darshana).

Purva or karma Mimamsa

Jaimini

  • Purva Mimamsa school deals with giving explanations and justifications for Vedic rituals.
  • Its focus is on the Vedas.
  • The essence of this system is Dharma, which is the distributor of the fruits of one’s actions and the law of righteousness.

Uttara Mimamsa Vedanta

Badrayana

  • The Vedanta school is based on the philosophical interpretation of the Upanishads.
  • This school is also known as Gyan Mimamsa.
  • Various schools of Vedanta philosophy are Advaita of Shankaracharya, Vishishtadevata of Ramanujacharya, etc.
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