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Yoga and Vaiśeṣika

  • ShashiPrabha Kumar
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Abstract

The present chapter aims at expounding and examining the interrelation between yoga and Vaiśeṣika systems of Indian philosophy, with special reference to the issue of yogic experience; Nyāya sources will also be referred wherever relevant. Yoga is undoubtedly one of the most ancient and important aspects of Indian philosophical tradition; it has pervaded across all the systems of Indian philosophy. Therefore, it is intended to discuss in detail the mutual connection between yoga and Vaiśeṣika in this chapter.

Keywords

Abhyudaya Niḥśreyasa Tapas Tattvajñāna Asatkāryavāda Arṣajñāna Siddhadarśana Prātibhajñāna Yogaja pratyakṣa Alaukika pratyakṣa Sāmānyalakṣaṇa Jñānalakṣaṇa Yamas Niyamas Prāṇāyāma Pratyāhāra Dhyāna Dhāraṇā Samādhi Śravaṇa Manana Nididhiyāsana Yogin Ṛṣi Maharṣi Atmasākṣātkāra Jīvanayoni prayatna Tadanārambha 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • ShashiPrabha Kumar
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  1. 1.Shri Shankaracharya Sanskrit MahavidyalayaBharatiya Vidya BhavanNew DelhiIndia

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